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Numnuts® Device | Instructions

Instead of reading a manual, watch a short video about how to setup and use the Numnuts Device.

NumOcaine® | Changing Bottles on Numnuts Device

The Quick Change Cartridge (QCC) fitted to every bottle of NumOcaine makes bottle change-over between mobs of lambs fast and straightforward.

Numnuts® Device | Application Technique with Dom Niemeyer

Demonstrating Numnuts application and technique with some troubleshooting tips for mis-injection.

Tips | Top Tips and Tricks from Numnuts Users

In this video, three of our users explain the tips and tricks that make using Numnuts during lamb marking easier and more efficient for them.

Numnuts® Device | Needle Changover

A quick video showing how you change a needle on the Numnuts Device.

Ring & Remove | Tail docking with Hot Iron (or knife) | Pre Operative NumOcaine® Anaesthesia

Our preference when developing Numnuts was that producers use the rings for tail docking their animals. Rings are blood-free and visually less disturbing than using a hot iron or knife. Yet we understand wool growers who are mulesing often wish to remove the tail during marking so as not to have a woolly tail brushing against a bear breach. In this instance, we suggest the 'ring & remove' method shown in this video.

Numnuts on Farm

Noel Henderson | Avington Merino | Ethical Farming with Numnuts®

Avington Merino owner, Neol Henderson, was one of the first commercial Merino farms in Victoria to use Numnuts in 2019. Before Numnuts existed, a vet would come out and provide a local anaesthetic to lambs being castrated by rubber rings. The emergence of Numnuts has made that process more efficient and his farm team can now provide best practice pain relief with rubber rings.

Kyle Cordy | Avington Merino | First Impressions of Numnuts®

Avington Merino's farm manager, Kyle Cordy, gives his first impressions of using the new device. This video was taken after Kyle had had a brief training session from Bendigo Sheep Vets and carried out about 30 applications to get his eye in.

Tom Wilson & Son | RG Farming | Using Numnuts® - Day Two

Tom Wilson, based in NSW. His 2nd day using Numnuts for lamb marking with his side by side cradle. Tom marked 300 lambs on his first day, getting used to using the new system. On Day two, he and his family completed 1,500 lambs and were pleased with the results.

Audrey Bird | Windorah Farms | Numnuts® First Use in WA

The Numnuts team travelled to Windorah, 250km east of Perth (WA), to undertake an early trial run of Numnuts with Audrey Bird's cross bred early season lambs... Here is what Audrey thought about using Numnuts pain relief!


Woolorama 2019 | Numnuts® Wins New Release Award

Team Numnuts made the +5000km trip over to Wagin for their first Woolerama. This event was the first public display of the Numnuts technology in WA. The team were delighted to take home the best “New Product Release Award” from such a prestigious sheep show.

Robin Smith, the founder of Numnuts, reflects on his first Woolorama.

Sheepvention 2019 | Numnuts®

Sheepvention 2019 was a first for the Numnuts team. If you are into innovation, technology, and sheep, then we doubt there is a better place in the world to come and find out the latest.

MerinoLink 2019 | Numnuts®

Some highlights from our time at the 2019 MerinoLink Conference and Field Day in Armidale, New South Wales.

Center Plus Merinos Open Day 2019 | Numnuts®

The Mortimer family hosted a fantastic field day with guest speakers from MLA Sheep Genetics, Numnuts and AWI.


Peta Bradley | Sheep Genetics MLA | Centre Plus Open Day

Peta Bradley, Senior Development Officer at Sheep Genetics MLA, talks about the progress being made in Merino Genetics in Australia at the 2019 Centre Plus Open Day.

Robin Smith | Numnuts® | Centre Plus Open Day

Robin Smith, Design Engineer and founder of Numnuts, presents the Numnuts system at the Centre Plus Open Day 2019.

Don Macdonald | AWI | Centre Plus Open Day

Don Macdonald, member of the AWI board and Managing Director of Macdonald & Co Woolbrokers, talks at the Centre Plus Open Day 2019 about the Australian wool market and new developments with AWI.

Dr Alison Small | CSIRO | Macdonald & Co Woolbrokers Welfare Seminar

"Pain and Analgesia"
Dr Alison Small, Principal Research Scientist at the CSIRO McMaster Laboratory, talks about the advances in available pain-relief products for sheep in Australia, and discusses ideas for how to choose pain-relief products for use on-farm.

Tim Marwedel | The Schneider Group | Macdonald & Co Woolbrokers Welfare Seminar

"Customer and Processor Perspectives on Australian Wool"
Tim Marwedel is CEO of The Schneider Company, a family owned export and processing business operating in Australia since 1922. Tim talks about wool production in Australia and shares his concerns regarding reduced production. He discusses sustainability and traceability within the wool industry, and the challenges surrounding accurate Wool Declarations by producers. Tim also touches on the use of pain-relief and the future of mulesing.

Robin Smith | Numnuts® | Macdonald & Co Woolbrokers Welfare Seminar

Sheep Welfare and Husbandry Best Practice Seminar organised by Macdonald & Co Woolbrokers - leaders in the industry discuss the current best practice methods in Australia for providing anaesthetic during lamb marking.

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