Livestock Equipment For Sale

Livestock equipment is necessary for the feeding, control and transport of farm animals and comes in all shapes and sizes. Thankfully, most of this equipment is robust and straightforward, so used livestock equipment can make an ideal purchase.

Bale splitters are a typical piece of livestock equipment. These are designed to work with a standard tractor via the three-point linkage and transport the bale securely to the feeding site. Here the splitter will quickly cut the bale efficiently and neatly. This allows the animals to then feed easily on the contents of the bale. A bale splitter will work with hay, straw or silage bales. The split bale can be pushed into feeding areas or placed in a feeding wagon.

Feeders come in a variety of formats and can be trailed or static, free-standing units. Trailed units can have pivoting chutes to direct feed to the appropriate area, and they come in a wide range of capacities. Some machines combine tasks, and a dual straw chopper and feeder prepares the straw and then makes it available to feed the livestock. Similarly, a bedder and feeder combines operations to increase efficiency. Hog feeders and calf creep feeders are static machines, while diet feeders can be trailed and have auger feeders, hydraulic controls and weigh cells. Forage feeders can also be towed and offer a choice of electric controls, cross conveyors and auto raising elevators. Livestock and their feed will often need to be transported, so the range of used livestock equipment also includes trucks. These are generally four-wheel-drive vehicles that can double as road transport and can also be used for work on the farm itself.

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Buy Shelbourne Powermix Pro 11 Cube Tub Feeder  Farm Machinery For Sale
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Shelbourne Powermix Pro 11 Cube Tub Feeder 2006 Feeders £5,950.00
Feeds Both Sides
Buy Ifor Williams Williams Livestock Trailer Farm Machinery For Sale
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Ifor Williams Williams Livestock Trailer - Livestock Equip Attachments £2,950.00
Ifor Williams TA510G-12 livestock trailer c/w sheep decks. Fully serviced.
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10. Shelbourne - Livestock Equip Attachments POA
Website:?www.shelbourne.com (http://www.shelbourne.com) Shelbourne Reynolds Engineering Ltd are based in Suffolk and uses the best technology available to produce technologically advanced, top quality, highly durable farm machinery ? whether it be for harvesting, livestock or ground work.
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08. Nugent 1984 Livestock Equip Attachments POA
Website:?www.nugentengineering.com/trailers/ (http://www.nugentengineering.com/trailers/) Established in 1984, Nugent Trailers is a leading manufacturer of high quality trailers. The impressive portfolio of products that Edwards Machinery has access to is manufactured to the highest standards and is supported by a fast and efficient order and delivery service, backed up by a comprehensive
Buy McHale Fusion 3 Vario Farm Machinery For Sale
McHale Fusion 3 Vario 2017 Bale Shredders and Spreaders POA
- 10,000 bales - 2 metre 5 tine pick-up - 15 knife chopper unit - hydraulic drop floor unblocking system - high speed twin satellite wrapping - crop flow indicators - iTouch control system
Buy Teagle 505 Straw Chopper  Farm Machinery For Sale
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Teagle 505 Straw Chopper 2010 Feeders £3,000.00
St# RS-03-07-17SOBO
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BVL 10-1s - Feeders £12,000.00
Buy BVL 15-1S Single  Farm Machinery For Sale
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BVL 15-1S Single 2002 Feeders £3,600.00
15 cu/mtr, Electrical Weight System, Mechanical Stationery Knives 15 Cu/mtr Electrical weigh system Mechanical stationary knives
Buy BVL V Mix 20s  Farm Machinery For Sale
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BVL V Mix 20s 2013 Feeders £18,000.00
Prog Weight, WA PTO, 435x19.5 wheels, 2 sides Prog weight WA PTO 435x19.5 wheels 2 sides
Buy KEENAN 140 Klassik  Farm Machinery For Sale
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KEENAN 140 Klassik - Feeders £2,950.00
Keenan 140 Klassik diet feeder, very clean.
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Hi Spec V12 2012 Feeders POA
2 SPEED GEARBOX EXTRA DOOR L/H SIDE EXTRA TEASER
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AG 200 Bedding Dispenser 2014 Livestock Equip Attachments POA
on Matbro Bolt On, Cone & Pin Brackets. 560kg. 2.10 cu/m. Please give us a call for more information. Livestock Equipment
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With such a wide range of equipment, the criteria for inspection and selection are necessarily varied. Static equipment, like certain feeders and pens, will have few moving parts and be extremely strong. These items can typically be selected via a visual inspection - just being sure to look out for corrosion or other damage. Any doors or openings should move smoothly on their hinges. Items that are trailed or attached to a tractor via a three-point linkage require a more careful examination. The connections should be checked and, if possible, tested. All components should be examined, and any hydraulic or electric systems switched on and run through a test.

Livestock vehicles require a particularly thorough test. It should be remembered that these vehicles endure a particularly hard life, so mileage alone is not a good indicator of condition. They may have been used on a daily basis around the farm, carrying heavy loads across rough ground but without actually covering many miles. When checking out such cars, it is a good idea to have a close look at the underside of the vehicle. Here you can examine the suspension and drive train and check for any obvious signs of grounding damage. The load bay should also be examined for damage, as it tends to cope with a great deal of weight. Check out hinges and tail gates to make sure that they operate properly. A full service history is a priority, and a warranty could also be a good investment.

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