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Cattle squeeze chute #14317335 11/27/19
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Installed a used cattle squeeze chute at the number 2 farm. Won't have to haul cattle to the home farm to work on them.

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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14317551 11/27/19
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I like those roundabout designs.

Nearly built my cattle pens that way, but went with a funnel design to my chute and headgate. Probably should have gone roundabout.

Let us know how it works for you!


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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14317665 11/27/19
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Good deal, can you lock it up to ward off rustlers?

We have an old barn that needs tearing down. and a shed for cattle put up.
We are trying to figure out what to do with out braking the bank.


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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14318284 11/27/19
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Nice setup and putting it on concrete was smart.

Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: wabigoon] #14319646 11/28/19
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Originally Posted by wabigoon
Good deal, can you lock it up to ward off rustlers?

We have an old barn that needs tearing down. and a shed for cattle put up.
We are trying to figure out what to do with out braking the bank.



Yeah, if you can't see your working pens from the house, better lock 'em up!

People don't realize that LOTS of cattle are stolen and hauled off by using the ranch pens.


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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14324779 11/30/19
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I had a hydraulic squeeze chute, worked great. We mounted the pump and motor well away from the chute due to noise, ran pipes overhead in the working shed. Had a cat walk along the alley, handy pushing them forward, tail sticking for bangs tests, pour on treatment, etc.

A good set of working pens does make working a bunch of cows a lot easier. Easier on crew and cows.

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The solid walls work well for the cattle, I like something I can climb if I need to.


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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: Dirtfarmer] #14325158 11/30/19
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Originally Posted by Dirtfarmer
Had a cat walk along the alley, handy pushing them forward, tail sticking for bangs tests, pour on treatment, etc.


I need some of them cats......

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Never seen a catwalk?


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I've seen a catwalk, and I've seen a cat walk......

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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: huntsman22] #14325525 11/30/19
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Originally Posted by huntsman22
Originally Posted by Dirtfarmer
Had a cat walk along the alley, handy pushing them forward, tail sticking for bangs tests, pour on treatment, etc.


I need some of them cats......

We had them too. Gotta have cats around a barn where feed and tack are kept.

Ha!

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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14326624 11/30/19
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Had a cat around the barn and I sic'ed the dogs on it.

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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: roundoak] #14327207 12/01/19
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I guess our cats are not so bad after all.


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Re: Cattle squeeze chute [Re: wabigoon] #14327214 12/01/19
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Originally Posted by wabigoon
I guess our cats are not so bad after all.

We had the smaller version.

Ha!

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