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langfauld easycare

  • Joined Apr 2012
Re: moving sheep hurdles FAST
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2015, 11:40:08 pm »
 :wave: i was using a pratley today on some sheep i shepherd costs 30 a day from the machinery ring . if i cant get it its an algo which is made of steel .pretty back breaking compared to the pratley . they both work well .they are both expensive they do hold there money well, problem is it a lot of money :o . my own semi portable system is 8ft pinned hurdles a guillotine gate and a shedder . works well but again heavy .

Porterlauren

  • Joined Apr 2014
Re: moving sheep hurdles FAST
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2015, 02:34:23 pm »
Lovely bits of kit, but I just can't justify them at the moment. . . . need to just about double the flock to make it worth while lol.

Until then, I use an adapted stock trailer, 7.5 foot long, by 4.5 foot wide, with angle iron holders welded to the side, which take half a dozen drop pin hurdles both sides, and various bits and bobs and the quad inside, the back can be dropped, and the weigh crate can go inside, so I just need to fit a drop gate the other end, and should be able to run the sheep through the trailer effectively.

Still want a scotpen lol.

 

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