2012 - Volume #36, Issue #6, Page #33[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Little Feed Wagon Tackles Big Chores
“It’s already finding a place in small operations and big ones alike,” says Aaron Applegate, Applegate Livestock Equipment. “It works great for anyone that has been bucket feeding livestock or for larger operators who want to topdress. We have buyers using them to fill deer feeders, too.”
The feed hopper is a translucent white color, making it easy to check the level of feed. The 4-in. auger runs off a 12-volt battery. The chute, set at a 3-ft. height, is designed for filling bunk feeders. A bucket holder at the end of the spout makes bucket feeding to small pens easy.
A handheld remote on a 15-ft. cord controls the twin-speed auger. The auger unloads 5 gal. of feed in 4.5 or 9 seconds and handles ground feed, grain or cubes equally well.
The compact feeder is only 50 in. high, 72 in. wide and 96 in. front to back. The full 18 by 28-in. hopper lid allows fast filling. Sells for $2,600.
Visit www.farmshow.com to see the ATV feeder in action. Click on videos.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Applegate Livestock Equipment, Inc., 902 S. State Road 32; P.O. Box 151, Union City, Ind. 47390 (ph 765 964-4631; toll free 800 354-9502; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.applegatelivestockequipment.com).
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