I know absolutely nothing about cattle, but in my humble opinion, I think it was very quick thinking and innovative on your part my man! If I ever need a tracheotomy I want you around! What a beautiful courageous woman. I wish her happiness and the Heifer Cow Living life somewhere between Jesus take the wheel shirt to continue her work of giving confidence to all people with disabilities. That disease does not change your inside. And outside your beautiful talking and smile and the way you behave makes you very very beautiful. My grandmother suffered from scleroderma and passed when I was a toddler. I knew about what she dealt with but had no memory. Thank you for sharing her story and helping me better understand my grandmother who meant so much to our family. I’ve suffered from scleroderma for 14 years. Good thinking cowboy. Growing up in Dalhart in the Texas panhandle. I’ve seen this done with a trocar. I believe that is the correct name of the tool. Probably a good idea to chat with your vet and keep a couple of trocar tools in the truck.