Standard width is 700 mm. This is still a comfortable width for
drenching, mouthing etc while in the race. If the is only 550 to
600mm wide and a big sheep gets spun around or tipped over in a
narrow race then the operator often has to back it all the way
out of the race. Also when a race is too narrow, and a big
woolly sheep baulks or stops, then it stops the whole race as
other sheep cannot file past it.
The strength of design eliminates the need for
The race is quickly
adjustable in height from 900 mm to 1025 mm (after concreting).
This innovation is exclusive to National Stockyard Systems.
Race dividing gates
are standard on all plans with longer races. This minimizes the
chance of smothering weaners or woolly hoggets.
All race gates have
vertical rails as these positions are where sheep tend to jump.
These minimize the chance of broken legs. Also sheep will run up
and stand closer to a vertical rail gate than a horizontal rail
The catches on the
entrance and exit gates are auto catch which can be closed under
Handle on gates aid
closing under pressure..
Double working race
available. (Note: we increase the size of the force yard when
supplying a yard with a double work race.).
The top rail of the
main working race is can be incrementally lowered to facilitate
beside race husbandry..