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Chute wall height

Post by DCA farm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:55 pm

What height would you recommend placing the top board for working chute wall I was thinking 50” but wondering if I should go higher



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Re: Chute wall height

Post by DCA farm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:58 pm

Have 9x9 wooden post 3ft in the ground every 8ft also

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Re: Chute wall height

Post by pricefarm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:33 pm

I have mine at 6 ft tall. I have never had one get out yet

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Re: Chute wall height

Post by DCA farm » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:39 pm

pricefarm wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:33 pm
I have mine at 6 ft tall. I have never had one get out yet
Good lord I’d hope not.

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Re: Chute wall height

Post by Bigfoot » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:21 pm

I say go higher. I’m at 6’6” and 7’ in some places.
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Re: Chute wall height

Post by Aaron » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:56 pm

6' and ship anything that tries to go over it. They can try the same stunt on the kill line and see how it works.
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Re: Chute wall height

Post by gcreekrch » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:23 am

6 feet here and some still try.
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Re: Chute wall height

Post by M.Magis » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:35 am

6' .

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Re: Chute wall height

Post by ccr » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:39 pm

i agree 6' would be good. we've had a big bull get head over 5.5' and thought he was going to try to get out. would not use 50" unless we're talking about miniature cows.
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Re: Chute wall height

Post by DCA farm » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:37 pm

ccr wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:39 pm
i agree 6' would be good. we've had a big bull get head over 5.5' and thought he was going to try to get out. would not use 50" unless we're talking about miniature cows.
No not miniature smallest cow I own not including calvesa is 950-1000 pound angus cow rest are 1150-1280 pound range. Very gentle herd I put the 50” cattle panels up but took them down and decided to go with board runners instead. My augur got a little off so between post it ranges from 28-30 in wide down the chute it’s self so once I have boards up it’s gonna be tighten my bigger girls but that’s what I want

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