Worldwide, more than 100 million lambs are castrated and tail docked each year without pain relief. Numnuts’ patented technology is a practical, farmer-friendly method for alleviating the pain suffered when lambs go through these husbandry procedures.
NumOcaine (Numnuts pain relief) is injected at the same time as ring application to the tail or testes, providing targeted pain relief that kicks in almost immediately.
In 2019, after more than 10 years of research & development, an international collaboration and hundreds of prototypes, Numnuts was launched in Australia, making it the first country in the world with access to this innovative technology.
Numnuts is entirely unique. No other device exists that allows farmers to provide targeted pain relief to lambs during tail docking and castration.
Since its launch, Numnuts has been used by hundreds of pioneering sheep farmers and vets, with over 2.2 million doses of NumOcaine administered so far.
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