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Hornex Calf Dehorner

Hornex Calf Dehorner
25g Tub

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  • 25g Tub £22.49


Hornex makes a great alternative to other calf dehorners for efficient removal of the embryo horn. Hornex paste should only be used for disbudding calves younger than 7 days. Hornex dehorning paste makes an ideal alternative to other dehorning products such as gas or wire dehorners. Each tub of paste will de-horn around 35-40 calves. Hornex is a safe, cost effective and humane dehorning paste for young calves. Full instructions on each tub.

(Active ingredient sodium hydroxide). POM-VPS.


For the removal of embryo horns on calves not older than 7 days old.


A pale pink to white buttery textured paste.


Smear petroleum jelly around the bud before application. The operator should wear protective gloves to apply the paste. Allow 1½ hours of dry weather when applying paste. Keep paste away from animal’s eyes.


25g tubs with screw on lids with wooden spatula included.

Health & Safety

This product contains Sodium hydroxide and is CORROSIVE. Personal protective equipment should be warn to prevent contact with the skin – wear household rubber gloves, heavy duty overalls and eye/face protection when applying product.

Further information

Hornex is Prescription Only Medicine, classified as POM-VPS. Hornex may only be supplied in accordance with a prescription from a Registered Qualified Person (RQP).


42.7% w/w Sodium hydroxide.


Remove the hair around the embryo horn by cutting. Smear petroleum jelly around the bud, then apply paste to cover the entire horn bud, using the enclosed applicator. Dose per embryo horn is approximately 0.22g paste, and is the size of a small pea.


Do not apply to calves over 7 days old. Do not allow paste to become wet after application. Keep cow away from calf for ½ hour. For external use only.

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All prices include VAT where applicable.

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What do you charge for delivery?

For UK delivery, we charge the following:

Order Total Weight Delivery
£0-£28.99 Under 2kg £2.99
2kg+ £4.99
£29-£38.99 Under 2kg Free
2kg+ £4.99
£39+ Under 2kg Free
2kg+ Free

Prices quoted are for delivery to all parts of mainland UK except certain Scottish postcodes (where the price is higher for items sent by courier. Delivery of food abroad (including Channel Islands, N. Ireland and other islands around the UK) is charged at a higher price and free delivery is not available. Temperature controlled products are also not always subject to the standard and/or free delivery options.

For full information on our delivery charges, including prices on heavy deliveries to Scotland and abroad, see our delivery information page.

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Delivery of aerosols

Due to restrictions aerosols can't be sent by Royal Mail. We appreciate your understanding.

Delivery of temperature controlled items

Some products, such as non-ambient items and frozen food, need to be delivered in insulated packaging to prevent them from getting too warm (or too cold) during transit from us to you. Purchasing any of these items in your order will result in a £1.99 charge being added to the total to cover the high cost of the insulated packaging materials. You only pay the £1.99 once per order, regardless of how many temperature controlled items you purchase in that order.

How do I cancel or return an order?

Please call us as soon as possible if you need to amend or cancel an order on 01582 842096. If your order has been processed for dispatch we will be unable to cancel or amend the order. You will however be able to return your product for a full refund*.

To return an item, you must contact us by phone or email to arrange this BEFORE posting any product back to us. We will explain the process at this stage for you.

*For full details on returns, see our terms and conditions page.

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