What is a Cattle Rail?
Cattle Rail, also known as steel pipe fencing or tubular fence, is a popular choice for agricultural fencing, particularly for containing livestock such as cattle, horses, and sheep.
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What are cattle rails used for?
Cattle Rails are generally used for loading sheep or cattle onto the bakkie preventing the livestock from being able to escape. The goal of these vehicles remains the same, but they are now also used to load other kinds of goods, particularly in urban areas and among city dwellers.
What size is cattle rail?
The most common size used is 115x42x2. 0 @ 6.1mtr however other sizes are available. Common uses for Yard rail: Horse Yards / Stock Yards.
How much space is needed for finishing cattle?
The space required for an enclosed bedded pack barn for finishing cattle is 35 ft2/head. In total, the barn would need to be 17,500 ft2 (35 ft2/hd x 500 hd = 17,500 ft2). The bunk space requirement for finishing cattle with free choice grain access or a grain-based finishing TMR is 6 in.
What equipment is used to restrain cattle?
There are many variations for cattle restraint, including nose tongs or manual nose twitch which divert attention (as does the tail restraint), flank rope, hobbling, flanking, and casting.
How long does it take to finish cattle?
The period of time needed to finish cattle will be dependent on multiple variables, including age of the animals and whether they are calf-feds or yearlings, and ration being fed. This time can range from 80-300 days.