OB S-Curve Needle
Use the S-Curve Needle for prolapse repair and securing rectal rings.
Use with Umbilical Tape.
- Plated steel that can be sterilized
- 5" long
How to Use
Stitching a Prolapse:
- Thread needle with tape.
- Clean and push in the prolapse.
- Stitch the lips of the vulva together.
- You can tie off at each stitch or zig zag back and forth like lacing a shoe and tie off at the end.
Shepherd’s Choice™ Management TipProper way to suture vulva after vaginal or uterine prolapse. Divide vulva into thirds. Make large box stitch. Start at area where skin and wool meet. Use 3/8" umbilical tape and S-curved needle. Leave enough room for 2 finger width between sutures.
For livestock use only.
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.
Umbilical Tape 1/8"Item #888040 -
Use with S-Curve Needle for prolapse repair and securing Rectal Rings.$22.00
Umbilical Tape 3/8"Item #888041 -
Use with S-Curve Needle for prolapse repair and securing Rectal Rings.$25.00
Nasal SyringeItem #553500 -
A quick and easy way to remove mucus and amniotic fluid from nasal passages after lambing.$3.00
Prolapse Harness and Retainer
Prolapse RetainerItem #559000 -
Best used in conjunction with a prolapse harness for keeping sheep and goat prolapses contained.$2.50
Lambing and Kidding Aids
Prolapse HarnessItem #560000 -
The most effective and gentle "antidote" for a prolapse. The soft red nylon webbing minimizes risk of tissue damage around the udder and vulva.$21.00