Cold weather butane dehorner hints

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If your butane-heated dehorner doesn’t seem to work as well in cold weather as it does during warmer temperatures, here’s some advice.

First, put the device in a container — either a metal pail or even a coffee tin —when you’re not using it. Second, keep the fuel container warm to make refueling quick and easy. A coffee can filled with hot water with a plastic lid works nicely.

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