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Model 300

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The Model CTC-300 hoof trimmer is one of Jake’s cost-effective trimmers; it is an efficient on-farm solution for trimming. The hoof trimming chute is trusted by dairy farmers and veterinarians globally. Engineers focused on three things in designing the hoof trimmer: creating a low-stress environment for the cows, ensuring ease of operation for the operator, and withstanding all types of animal behaviors.

 

100% Canadian made!

The trimmer’s manual functions include:

  • A cradle with double belly belts to support the cow during operation.
  • Foot cranks, of which there are four (one for each leg) with an automatic braking system, to lift the hoof into position for operation.
  • Back entrance door, which opens either left or right to allow the cow to enter.

The trimmer’s mechanical functions include:

  • Side doors open so that veterinarians can perform surgery.
  • Front doors catch and release the cows.
  • Two holders on side doors for safe placement of trimming tools when not in use.
  • Adjustable hoof rest to support the hoof during operation.
  • Ergonomic interior design to hold the cow in the correct location.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dimensions of the hoof trimming chute?

The overall dimensions of the hoof trimming chute are approximately 7’4″L x 4’3″W x 7’3″H.

A hoof trimming chute is a specialized piece of equipment used in the dairy industry for safely and efficiently trimming the hooves of cows. It helps restrain the animal and provides a secure environment for hoof maintenance.

Hoof trimming is essential for maintaining the health and well-being of livestock. Properly trimmed hooves prevent lameness, improve milk production, promote better weight distribution, and reduce the risk of foot injuries.

When selecting a hoof trimming chute, consider factors such as the size of your animals, ease of use, durability, safety features, and Canadian made. It’s important to choose a chute that fits your specific requirements and provides a comfortable environment for both the animal and the operator.

The frequency of hoof trimming depends on various factors, such as the cow’s age, breed, and environment. In general, it is recommended to trim hooves every 4 to 6 months to prevent overgrowth and maintain optimal hoof health. Consult with a veterinarian or dairy herd specialist for personalized recommendations.

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