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  • Ranch Corrals

  • Model 1 - Cattle Ranch Corral System

    Model 1 - Cattle Ranch Corral System

    Cattle Ranch Corral System. A curved cattle handling system works on the principle that cattle always prefer to return to where they came from. Cattle in the wide curved lane on the right side of the photo move willingly towards the crowd pen in the center. From the crowd pen cattle then move into the single file chute on the left side of the photo towards the squeeze (crush) chute. Off the center of the crowd pen is both a large truck (lorry)...

  • Model 2 - Small Ranch Cattle Corral System

    Model 2 - Small Ranch Cattle Corral System

    This system was built by Mark Deesing, Grandin Livestock Handling Systems, Inc., and is used as a model for contractors, and ranch owners to visit. It was custom designed to fit the site and adjacent to a calving barn. Cattle load out by moving through the system then onto a stock trailer chute at the end of the straight alley.

  • Model 3 - Cattle Corral System

    Model 3 - Cattle Corral System

    Cattle Corral with curved single-file chute (race) and round crowd pen. The fence posts are all 2-7/8-inch (7.30cm) O.D. used oil field pipe. In the areas with solid fence, the maximum distance between the fence posts is 4-feet (1.2m). Space posts no more than 8-feet (2.5m) apart in areas of the corral where the fence is not solid. The raised concrete platform on the inside radius of the single file chute (race) saves walking distance from the squeeze...

  • Model 4 - Curved Cattle Handling System

    Model 4 - Curved Cattle Handling System

    Curved Cattle Handling System on a cow-calf operation in Wisconsin, USA. Waseda Farms is an organic beef farm located in Door County. The squeeze chute is inside the covered work area. Visit wasedafarms.com for more information on this company.

  • Feedyard Cattle Handling Systems

  • Model 1 - Research Feed Yard System

    Model 1 - Research Feed Yard System

    Colorado State University Cattle Research Station (ARDEC). This facility is a good model for a small to medium sized feed yard handling system. The radius for the wide curved lane is 20-feet (6.5m). The solid sided wide curved lane hold approximately 50 cattle. Cattle move through the curved lane into the crowd pen. From the crowd pen cattle can enter into the single file chute (race) to the squeeze chute, or from the crowd pen onto a semi-truck...

  • Model 2 - Single File Chute

    Model 2 - Single File Chute

    The single file chute (race) enters a small 24-feet (8m) x 30-feet (10m) covered work area over the squeeze chute. Doors at both the entrance and exit to the building allow the building to be closed and locked when not in use. The building is small enough to heat in the winter, and ventilated to keep people handling cattle cool in winter.

  • Model 3 - Single File Chute

    Model 3 - Single File Chute

    Selector gates in the crowd pen direct cattle into either the single file chute toward the squeeze chute (crush), to the large truck (lorry) loading ramp, or into a stock (utility) trailer chute. This facility also has a single file chute leading to a row of palpation chutes for students to practice palpating cows for pregnancy testing, or for artificial insemination.

  • Slaughter Plants

  • Model 1 - Large High Speed Cattle Slaughter Plant

    Model 1 - Large High Speed Cattle Slaughter Plant

    Large high speed Cattle slaughter plant serpentine. The facility is designed with a revolving double gate system in the crowd pen and two single file chutes (race). One chute is the primary; the second auxiliary chute is used in the case of an animal down in the primary chute. Each chute is 30-inches (76.20cm) wide, and 66-inches (167cm) high.

  • Model 2 - Half Circle Concrete Crowd Pen

    Model 2 - Half Circle Concrete Crowd Pen

    Half circle concrete crowd pen in large cattle slaughter plant. A single file chute 30-inch (76.20cm) wide and 66-inches high (167cm) is used. The round crowd pen is efficient because it takes advantage of the natural tendency of cattle to go back where they came from.

  • Model 3 - Slaughter Plants

    Model 3 - Slaughter Plants

    A 30 degree funnel into the single file chute does not look dead-ended to the cattle. The cattle enter the single file chute with a minimum of encouragement from the handler with the flag stick on the outside of the crowd pen. An auxiliary chute is used to prevent breaks in the line if an animal goes down in the primary chute. Handling in this facility is very efficient because skilled handlers are filling the crowd pen only half full.