Requiring that all dogs on sheep farms be treated every four weeks for sheep measles is a significant step in reducing the impact of the parasite, says Dan Lynch.
The Sheep Handler has a reputation for speed and versatility. Built for strength, it is the perfect unit for dagging, crutching, bellying, foot trimming, vaccinating, wool sampling, mouthing, eye wigging, loading of AI cradles or any task requiring a sheep or goat to be immobilised on its side.
Stock are held in a comfortable position during operation allowing full access to the underside of the animal, no heavy lifting is required and operation is easy on the back.
The Sheep Handler is available in air-operated and manual (no air required) versions.
Hecton Products is also offering – for a limited time – a promotional price for its Weigh Crate.
Having multiple jobs to do on your flock does not necessarily mean you need more staff or help to do it.
The Weigh Crate is a low cost, quality-build solution that can be simply added into your yards. It can be hard mounted into an existing sheep race in the woolshed or it can be mobile and added into temporary yards.
Hecton says this multipurpose product is ideal to use for tagging, drenching, mouthing, vaccinating and drafting.
Add load bars and you can also weigh your stock. The product is modular, additional components can be added at any stage to include dagging, and ring crutching capability.