Lead up yard have rounded
backs to encourage stock flow. No working yard corner is
under 90 degrees.
Manways are wide enough to prevent an animal being
caught by the hips if accidentally left open or they can
be used to file stock through if required and are
standard on most plans, not optional extras.
Race entrance has one side parallel to the race
preventing two animals jamming and then both turning
back Generally the outside animal will go forward.
Good operator access
Gates fold back 180°
behind stock and through 100°
Yards get smaller as
stock approach race. Shorter panels are used in pressure
The longer panels in
holding yards balance the yards and offer better value
Wide entrance gates are
standard on larger yards
Two way draft out of the crush
A repeated comment from clients is that the yards are
bigger than they look on paper.
Outside yards can be
An extra 2 or 3 panels makes quite a difference to