Exciting news! Dechra now distributes Numnuts and NumOcaine, aligning with our product range dedicated to animal welfare. These solutions offer compassionate over-the-counter practical options for animal husbandry procedures and are readily available nationwide.

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Numnuts® Device

Product Benefits

1. Revolutionary patented device combines tail docking and castration with targeted pain relief, all in one handled unit
2. Reduce labour time/cost
3. Plug and Play with NumOcaine Quick Change Cartridge (QCC) technology
4. Dual Stage Injector technology prevents accidental injections
5. Easy priming
6. 1.5ml accurate dosing, pre-calibrated
7. No weighing or weight estimation required – simple one dose amount for all lamb sizes, for both tail & testes
8. Needle Safe
9. Simple needle changeover

What's In The Box?

Ring Applicator
Dual Stage Injector
Fluid Junction
Demo (water) Quick Change Cartridge bottle
x12 Numnuts-specific needles
x6 Elastrator Rings for demo


Numnuts® Device

Numnuts® is a 2-in-1 device that administers an Elastrator® ring along with a pre-calibrated dose of NumOcaine®. This device makes giving fast-acting targeted pain relief for castration and tail docking of lambs easy, fast, and safe. The Numnuts® Device allows producers and contractors to provide best practice without compromising on safety and efficiency. The device is robust, blood-free, and needle-safe. The modular design allows for parts to be changed to maintain good hygiene and efficient function. Numnuts® has been used across Australia since 2019 and has been used to administer over 3.3 Million doses as of November 2022.  

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