New Tec's ATV-mounted calf catcher provides a safe way to catch, treat, weigh, tag and transport newborn calves. The Calf Corral makes it easy to catch the calf and process it. Transportation to another yard can be done by using a sling that hooks to the side of the corral or by using the optional transporting platform.
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Chute weigh system
Avery Weigh-Tronix's Chute Weigh adds weighing capability to livestock squeeze chutes and pens. Installable either as a portable or permanent scale, the system provides accurate weights for up to 10,000 lbs. Each system includes two 3.5-in., low-profile weigh bars, while 20-ft. poly weigh bar cables offer remote connection to a choice of optional indicators.
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Easy fence repair
The TensileTec Tool from Kencove Farm Fence combines four tools — a wirecutter, 12.5-ga. crimper, cable stripper and staple puller — into one handy unit to simplify fence building and repair. It comes with a gauge, allen wrench, plastic carry case and free crimp sleeves.
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John Deere adds the 457 Standard Round Baler to its equipment line. The economy round baler is suited for smaller farm operations and low-acreage hay producers. It produces bales 46 in. wide and up to 60 in. tall. The baler features a small-diameter, low-profile, hay pick-up mounted close to the baler wheels. A staggered belt design reduces the loss of fine material by enabling loose hay under or behind the belts to be returned into the baler.
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Filson's Tin Pant
Filson's Single Tin Pant, oil finish; and the Single Tin Pant, dry finish, are made to withstand years of wear. Made of tin cloth, a cotton duck fabric, yarn is twisted before weaving for strength, and woven 2-ply in opposite directions for durability. The oil-finish fabric is saturated with paraffin base wax for increased water repellency, while the dry-finish fabric is water-repellent and breathable. Both pants have suspender buttons and bar tacking at stress points.
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Kuhn Farm Machinery introduces two unit combinations to its mower conditioner models. The FC 813 R and FC 883 combination mower conditioners are designed for custom hay growers and large livestock operations. The combination of three mower conditioners — one front and two rear — provide a working width of 26 ft., 7 in. on the FC 813 R; and 28 ft., 11 in. on the FC 883. The mowers are fitted with Lift Control® hydropneumatic suspensions that adapt to irregular ground to maintain constant cut quality.
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Baling preservation control
Harvest Tec's automatic baler control system offers hay producers and custom harvesters the assurance of higher quality feed storage. The automatic application system provides the precision necessary to bale hay with moisture levels above 16%. The system measures moisture on the go and adjusts application every three seconds to match hay conditions.
The control system is available for small and large square balers and round balers. An in-cab, touch-panel monitor provides the operator with such information as moisture content, target application rate, baling rate and total volume of preservation used.
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The Haybuster 1150 Commercial Tub Grinder offers an optional Grapple Loader. The Grapple Loader's boom has a 29-ft. reach, its cab rotates 270°, hydraulic outrigger legs increase stabilization, and grinder controls are in the cab to give the operator complete control. The grapple teeth open 8 ft., 4 in., and an optional scale for individual bale weights is also available.
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Sport utility gloves
RefrigiWear's new line of Sport Utility Gloves (SUG) features the innovated G-Grip, anti-slip traction fingertip patches to ensure a secure grip, shock-absorbing padded knuckle protection and breathable spandex back for comfort. The Unlined SUG/281 has a pig grain palm, while the Lined SUG/282 includes a fleece and foam lining for protection in a cold environment. For maximum protection, the Insulated SUG/283 is ported by a waterproof barrier of genuine goatskin.
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Treker utility vehicles
Two additions to the Land Pride Treker utility vehicle lineups — the 4410 4×4 and the 4210 fx2 ST series — feature auto-lock differentials that increase traction by sensing wheel slippage. A wide bench seats up to three people, while other features include enhanced water-crossing capabilities and a ribbed cargo box with removable sides for flatbed conversion.
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