Fixed Cattle Crush

A fixed cattle crush is an essential feature in any farmyard to handle animals safely. ODEL cattle crushes offer customers a simple adaptable crush system, hinged or fixed crush panels and a range of accessories, we’ll design your cattle crush to suit your needs.

It is better to rely on animal behavioural principles instead of sheer force to restrain and control animals during handling. Fine-tuning the design of animal handling facilities will enhance animal welfare and reduce stress and injuries. This applies to both animal and user. When designing a crush, parlour exit race or any other handling facilities there are several factors to consider. Safety, cow flow,  management and handling of livestock, location, future developments, your yard layout and how it will fit into your day to day activities. Implementing all these factors is not always possible, but all should be considered and are good starting points for design. Most of all using handling facilities should not be a chore, a well-designed handling facility should fit in with your day to day routine seamlessly.

Product Description

Fixed Cattle Crush

A fixed cattle crush is an essential feature in any farm yard to handle animals safely.  Our experienced technical team is available to answer any queries you may have, or give practical advice in designing your ideal crush.

Crush Gate: The ODEL cattle crush gate is a heavy-duty gate, with an adjustable neck width to suit all size of animals. This crush gate is semi-automatic for increased safety while handling livestock. The clear width is 710mm and height is 1650mm. This crush gate has a unique feature of a lock open facility to ease emptying of race. There is an added safety feature in this crush gate of buffer plates to reduce the risk of accidental opening of gate by animal.

Crush Panels: 4 bar fixed crush panel. Available in a hinged fixed panel or fixed can be quickly. Easily removed in an event of an animal going down in a crush.

Pedestrian Gate: This allows access behind the animal for AI and other veterinary needs. This gate is also used as the back gate of the crush to prevent animals from backing out of the race.


 


Plus Accessories

Anti-Backing Gate

The ODEL anti backing gate has two options; telescopic and fixed. This is very important for the safety of animal and handler when vaccinating, weighing, etc in the crush.

IAE Super Scoop

The Super Scoop takes the strain out of tasks such as dosing and ear tagging.

Head Scoop

Hoofnack 

hoofnack


 

Hugh MacEneaney, Teagasc Dairy Adviser, Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny

“Good facilities allow farmers to expand production and incomes and add to the asset value of the farm. They also lead to a better quality of life for the farm family by reducing the workload and the drudgery. In many cases, particularly on dairy farms, buildings pay for themselves over a 7-10 year period. This is especially true when capital grant and tax savings are available.”


Our experienced sales and engineering teams will work directly with you; designing and fitting the optimum layout in your new or existing farm building. It is important to keep in mind the housing options available to you. We look at each yard individually and design a solution for you!

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Additional Information

Weight 1000 kg

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