Despite there being significant development over the past years in veterinary orthopaedics, it is still a challenge to treat long-bone fractures in large animals. Single or cross pins, Rush pins, Kuntscher nails and bone plates are options which are currently used to repair long-bone fracture sin large ruminants. However, each method comes with complications. In this issue, S.A. Bhat et al. discuss their study which looked at a new method – a bovine interlocking nail which was developed for buffalo tibia. Read the article in VCOT 1/2014.