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Do It Better . . . All Day Long!

The Fastest, Cleanest, Most Effective Cauterizer You Can Buy!

No More Waiting
With electric cauterizers, you can do 10-11 head before you have to stop and recharge.  THE IRON runs nonstop at a constant 1500 degrees…when you need it, it’s ready.  Even the newer propane aluminum with bronze tip cauterizers are no match for THE IRON.  Those units simply can’t take the heat usually running maybe 15 head at a time…if they stay hot enough and if they don’t burn out and if it’s not windy…because if it is…forget it!  THE IRON runs nonstop at a constant 1500 degrees…when you need it, it’s ready.

No More Hassles

THE IRON is totally portable, so you can go anywhere the herd is.  Simply make the connection to your propane tank and in 3 minutes you reach full heat ready to go!

No More Traditional Headaches

Normally you dehorn and then have to pull the arteries leaving exposed nerves which can take 72-96 hours to die.  With THE IRON, cauterizing is easy, burning flat to the skull and killing all nerves in about 5 seconds.

Because you surface burn with THE IRON, you don’t dehorn as deep so there’s less chance of infection, and much less stress on the animal.  Plus, the animal heals much faster, virtually eliminating disease carrying flies and maggots as well as callbacks for non-healed animals.




READY . . .   SET . . .    DONE!
The Fastest, Cleanest, Most Effective Cauterizer You Can Buy
Patent #5,776,131
Within seconds, THE IRON cauterizes and you’re done!  Less blood, less animal stress, faster healing!

Here’s what others are saying about "THE IRON"

“It’s faster and more reliable than anything
else I’ve used. My clients appreciate such a
professional job.”
Brandi Huddle, DVM
“No more cold hands pulling arteries! No
more dehorning powder! No more dehorning
paste! No more bleeders!  No more infected
horns!  It is tough and rugged…my opinion
THE IRON is a MUST for dehorning!”

Adam Hansen, DVM




It comes complete as shown with: torch, torch handle, regulator, 12’ LP vapor hose, screw connectors,
and 2 tips (1 cauterizer tip and 1 debudder tip).  Tank not included.

Call for a distributor near you 1-800-851-6827

An optional 1/4” steel stand is available for easy storage when The Iron is not in use or between calves.


Quicker Cauterizing * Less Blood * Faster Healing * Less Animal Stress

Surgical Stainless Steel Rods

No other cauterizing tool even comes close to THE IRON.
THE IRON tips are made completely out of surgical stainless steel rods.  This design feature, exclusive to THE IRON, provides a constant source of heat (1500 degrees) for hour after hour of continuous use…the tip will never lose heat or burn out. Use the flat head tip for cauterizing larger calves after dehorning.  Use the inset head tip for de-budding of younger calves.




VET TUF INDUSTRIES was founded by practicing veterinarian Dr. D.C. Hansen of Shelby, Iowa.  The company provides “real world” products designed to fit the exact needs of veterinarians and end users. Like the company name, Vet Tuf products are made to withstand years of continuous use.
Here’s what Dr. Hansen says about THE IRON.

“I’ve been a practicing veterinarian for over 40 years.  In that time I’ve been directly involved in the de-budding of thousands of younger calves and the cauterization of just as many larger dehorned calves.  In those 40 years, I have gone through countless cauterizing tools, from electric to gas powered that were either too slow, or just weren’t tough and reliable enough to last.  I knew there had to be a better tool…so I developed one, THE IRON! THE IRON is portable, provides constant heat (1500 degrees), remains heated for as long as the job requires and is very rugged!  I would not go back to the old ways of debudding and pulling arteries.  THE IRON is a tough, reliable tool…

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MINDEN, IA  51553

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