20 March 1998

Syringe does the job at a distance

KEEP your distance while injecting livestock and maintain good control of the syringe using the StockDoctor Medicating System, says UK supplier Farm King.

It adds that a dose of 1 to 30cc of medication can be injected from up to 7.5m (25ft) away, eliminating the need to isolate and restrain animals for treatment. It is designed for use by one person and is said to meet all animal health codes and safety criteria with the dose delivered gently as the animal moves away from the syringe.

The StockDoctor is made from aluminium and high-strength plastics and includes a retractable tether line.

Each StockDoctor syringe costs £185 (01636-636310).