1993 - Volume #17, Issue #4, Page #09[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Hog-Snorting Gate Mounts On Skid Steer Loader
"Our pens are 16-ft. wide so we made the gate about a half a foot narrower so it would easily fit between the walls of the pens. The gate lets us crowd the hogs to one end of the pen. Then we sort them for size through a small door that we built into one end.
"We covered the bottom 2 ft. of the gate with a steel panel so hogs can only see through the smaller door, which really helps in sorting them. The frame of the gate is made of square tubing. A 3 by 3-in. square tube along the bottom of the gate provides the strength."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Phil Short, 3036-370th St., Winthrop, Iowa 50682 (ph 319 934-3773).
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