Elastration pliers

identifier

ID 1059

morphology

craft

craft

holotype

MOT V 90.0460 L=21,5cm WD=9cm WT=360gr. Inscription: Elastrator Trade Mark Made in England.
description

Forceps for tying the tails and testicles of lambs.

The jaws of these pliers consist of four pins. With this, the rancher can open an elastic and place it around the tail or around the scrotum of the lamb to tie it off. The part after the elastic eventually dies due to lack of blood circulation. [MOT]