Two sheep yard panel styles are available. Some clients
also choose to use the 6” Beam panels in the main
working race and force with
the 6 rail oval in the balance of the yards.
No mesh is used in the yards. This is
important to note, as mesh
has been responsible for many dogs breaking their legs and sheep
|The 6 rail Oval panel has a 75 x 40 mm
rail on top as this is the rail that is subject to
pressure when sheep hit it with their brisket. The other
five rails are 53 x 35 mm oval rail.
The strength of these rails eliminates the need for a
support strap in the middle of the panel as is necessary
when panels are made from small diameter pipe. A flat
bar support in the middle of the panel will result in
many more broken horns with resultant fly strike.
The four rail 6” Beam panel is the strongest panel on
the market and virtually eliminates broken legs in sheep
or dogs. The flat side is always placed inside of
perimeter yards and inside as yards work their way back
from the force. Because of the high visibility of this
panel sheep tend not to have a go at it.
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