Chute Optional Accessories
Our Hydraulic Chutes can be customized with almost any option you can dream of to make it a chute that fits your operation the best. Some of our standard options include: Emergency Side Exit, Slatted Floor, Rubber Blinders, Hydraulic Neck Restraint, Palpation Door, Dual Controls, Swing Arm Controls, Tilt Chute, Layover Chute, Portable Trailer, Electronic Scales, Door Safety Shields, Single Letdowns, and Split Lower Panels. If there is a option you want and don't see, let us know we can probably make it for you.
Palpation Door--The palpation door makes
it easy to get behind the animal without being in troubles way from on coming cattle. Palpation door makes ease of preg checking or castrating.
3/4 Palpation Door--If you need a palp door on both sides or on the side with the live-bottom mechanism.
Tilt Option - Tilts 45 degress for access to legs/hooves.
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Layover Option - Lays over 90 degress for access to lower half of animal.
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Rubber Blinders--The rubber blinders promotes better cattle flow into the chute by blocking the side view for the animal coming into the chute. The angle of the blinders makes it easy for the operator to see the animal for clean and easy catching.
Emergency Side Exit--This option allows
the operator to open up the side of the chute in an instant to get a downed cow out quickly. A side exit can be placed on either side away from the controls.
4 x 8 Cattle Mat
Cattle mats provide a safe, quiet, non-slip cattle working area. Mats can be used in alleys, tubs, walk ways and in front of chutes. Size can be customized to the area.
Hydraulic Trailer--This trailer allows for fast placement and removal of the chute by hydraulics. This new style of trailer allows an operator to have the chute set in place and ready to run in 5 minutes or less.
Yoke Trailer--This portable unit makes it easy to bring your chute to the next location fast and easy. The heavy duty yoke trailer can be equipped with either an electric winch or a manual winch. A gas powered Honda pack gives you power in the field to run your chute
flawlessly when no electricity is available.
Split Lower Doors--
1/2 Doors Live Bottom Side--
Hydraulic Neck Restraint--If you need to
keep the head virtually as still as possible, the hydraulic neck restraint can sweep the animals head to the side for mouthing cows or veining. The sweep arm can be mounted on either the left or right side.
Swing Arm Controls--If you seek variable control location, the swing arm control option is something you will enjoy. The chute can be operated from either the front or the back of the chute or from the left or right side. Controls can be adjusted up or down to truly fit the operator.
If adding a scale, the indicator can be attached near the controls to give you flawless operation.
Dodge Mfg is an authorized dealer for Digi-Star scales. Hanging Scales, Under chute, and platform type scales available along with indicators for your readouts. Click here for more information.
This just in.... A trailer load of cattle mats. We have 4x8, 4x6 and 4x12. These can also be custom made to fit any area that cattle need good traction without injuring their hooves. 4x8 size works good in front of your chutes.