CATTLE YARD COMPARISON CHECKLIST
 A useful comparison chart for determining requirements and comparing other supplier's cattle yard features. GP
5 Rail
GP
6 Rail
Hunter 5 Rail Hunter
6 Rail
Bullock 5 Rail Bullock 6 Rail Other Supplier?
Height (mm) 1600 1700 1600 1700 1700 1800  
Australian Made Grade 450 Oval Rail
(Gal inside & out)
Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Rail Size 53x35 53x35 75x40 75x40 115x42 115x42  
Stated Working Capacities are Realistic Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Slam Catches with Fail Safe Stop (2.3m, 2.6m, Manway) O O O Y Y Y  
Gates Swing Back 180 and Through 100 degrees Y Y Y Y Y Y  
A No Noise Joining System Y Y Y Y Y Y  
All Panels Capped Y Y Y Y Y Y  
All Panels Have Footing Plates Y Y Y Y Y Y  
3.3 Meter Entrance Standard O G G G G G  
5.5 Meter Entrance Standard O O O O O O  
Gate Frames Gusset Braced for Strength Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Gate Frames Mitre Cut for Strength Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Race Bows, Manways etc Mitre Cut for Strength Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Enough Chain to Latch Around Multiple Posts Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Required Manways Standard / 740mm Opening G G Y Y Y Y  
Will the Force Hold More than the Race Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Force Yard Gets Bigger as the Race gets Longer Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Does Race Length Match Requirements Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Extra Race Slide Gate is Standard O O O O O O  
Slide Gate has Rollers Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Number of Rails in Slide Gates 7 7 8 8 8 8  
Required Ground Pins for Gates, Bows & Slide Standard Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Premium Paint Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Custom Panels / Gates Available Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Calf Race not just an add-on but Designed for Calves Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Designed by Stockmen to Assist Stock Behaviour Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Ability to Mix and Match Panel Styles Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Detailed Erection Plans Available (including mirror reverse models) Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Erection Assistance or Complete Erection Available Y Y Y Y Y Y  
On Property Design Service Available Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Scales Models Available for Custom Designs Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Computer Aided Design & Drawing (CAD) for Custom Jobs Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Product Warranty * Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Delivery Available Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Other              

 Y = Yes, O = Option, G = Generally
 

All National Stockyard Systems products are covered by a unconditional 5 year warranty when used in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations


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