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27 March 2014 11:50:42|News,Pigs

New trolley for weaners


Quality Equipment’s new weaner trolley

Quality Equipment’s new weaner trolley

With sows producing more pigs per litter and farms getting larger, moving and handling weaners can become time-consuming and stressful. In response to requests from pig farmers, Quality Equipment has produced a purpose-made weaner trolley to hold piglets during such routine tasks as injecting as well as for transporting weaners from the farrowing pens to the grower house.
The standard-sized trolley — designed and made at the company’s Woolpit, Suffolk, manufacturing facility — is 700mm wide x 1150mm long (27in x 45in). It has two fixed and two swivel wheels for manoeuvrability in tight passages. There is a hinged tailgate-type door at one end for easy unloading.
The sturdy galvanised steel frame is fitted with non-corrosive and hygienic plastic surrounds which are easy to clean.

A feature of Quality Equipment’s weaner trolley is a drop-down door to make unloading easier

The standard trolley is priced at £385.00 — other sizes can be made to order
www.quality-equipment.co.uk

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