Rectal Rings

For repairing rectal prolapses in sheep, goats, pigs & small calves.


888036 Rectal Ring 1" x 2-1/4" In Stock 0.10 $1.80
888037 Rectal Ring 1-1/2" x 2-1/2" In Stock 0.10 $2.60


  • Made of plastic
  • Two sizes:
    • 1" X 2.25" for lambs 70 lb or less
    • 1.5" X 2.5" for lambs above 70 lb


  • Can save the life of the animal if done soon enough.
  • Very inexpensive to have on hand. If you feed lambs you should have both sizes.

How to Use

Insert tube into rectum (tapered end in) and tie off prolapse next to body with elastrator ring or umbilical tape (elastrator ring or tape should be in the center grove of the rectal ring). Prolapse section should slough off in a few days.


  • The sooner you insert the ring the better the results.
  • Do not push the ring in too far or you will not be able to tie it off. (A loop of string through the ring will allow you to hold the ring in place. Remove the string once the ring is tied off.)
Listed below are recommended optional components or related items. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
Item # 560000 - In Stock
The most effective and gentle "antidote" for a prolapse. The soft red nylon webbing minimizes risk of tissue damage around the udder and vulva (a much too frequent result of homemade twine efforts).
Item # 888003 - In Stock
The best and safest way to handle suture needles around livestock.
Item # 888030 - In Stock
Use the S-Curve Needle for prolapse repair and securing rectal rings.
Item # 888031 - Back-ordered
Expected on 10/12/2015
Suture needle comes inside sterile pouch with thread.
Item # 888040 - In Stock
Non-Sterile Umbilical Tape made by Jorgensen.
Item # 702000 - In Stock
Small tool castrates and docks. Easy to learn and do. Inexpensive, quick & bloodless.
Item # 703000 - In Stock
Elastic "O" rings expand enough to allow them to be slid over the tail or scrotum (including testicles) and then released at the desired point. Ring steadily squeezes shut all arteries supplying either area with blood. Without blood, tail & scrotum dry up and drop off over a period of 10 - 20 days.
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