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Table 2 Definition of time intervals during phase 1 and phase 2, where resistance movements were scored

From: Effect of two methods and two anaesthetics for local anaesthesia of piglets during castration

Time interval Phase 1 (local anaesthesia) Phase 2 (castration)
1 Injection in testicle 1 Incision in scrotum above testicle
2 Between injections Extraction of testicles
3 Injection in testicle 2 Removal of testicles by cutting the spermatic cord
4 Five seconds after the last injection Five seconds after the end of castration