Cattle Head Holder FAQ
- Can I attach the Head Holder to an old chute or different brand’s chute? +
The Head Holder is custom designed for Arrowquip cattle chutes. It is not recommended that you install the Head Holder on an old chute or a different brand’s chute, as they may not be compatible. This can result in damage to your chute and/or head holder. This can result in damage to your chute and/or head holder, and may cause injury to the animal or handler.
- What are the differences between the Head Holder and the Head Sweep? +
The Head Holder features a scissor-style head clamp and scoop, which is operated by a single handle. This device is easily secured around cattle’s head, and provides livestock with a comfortable place to rest their head in the scoop while they are being worked on for any procedure. The Head Holder is a manually operated device that can be easily installed on any Arrowquip Cattle Chute at any time.
The Head Sweep is a simple and effective way to tilt cattle’s head to the side. The Head Sweep is convenient, as it is mounted on the hydraulic swing arm, making it easy to catch a cow in the head gate and implement the head sweep in a smooth action. The Head Sweep is a hydraulic mechanism that is only available on the Q-Power 106 Series Hydraulic cattle chute, and must be installed at the time of manufacture.