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Portable Cattle Chute & Handling Systems FAQ

How fast can I tow my portable? +

Government regulation mandates that Farm Equipment must be towed at no greater than 25mph or 40km/h.

Can I add the BudFlow® option at a later date? +

The BudFlow option is not available as an add-on to your portable handling system. It must be chosen at time of purchase.

How can I charge my electric motor? +

Connect a 12-Volt charger to the ports on the outside of the hydraulic jack box and charge until full.

What kind of charger do I need? +

12-Volt battery charger.

What do I do if my battery dies? +

Charge the unit with a 12-volt battery charger or boost the unit with jumper cables.

What size ball hitch is required for the portable trailer? +

2 5/16"

Can I put scales under the chute on my portable handling system? +

No, on the portable handling systems your scales must be placed under the Easy Flow Alley Section equipped with a Cattle Scale Platform.

Do your portable cattle chutes have a solar panel? +

A recent update to our 700 Series portable models is the addition of hydraulic jacks with a military grade solar panel that keeps the battery in optimum condition. For details, view the Q-Catch 87 Series or Q-Power 107 Series complete portable cattle handling system.

What portable options have a rubber floor? +

The Q-Catch 87 and Q-Power 107 Series Chute, Alley, and Tub, and Portable Chute & Alley models feature the rubber floor.

The Q-Catch 74 Series Chute, Alley, and Tub, and Chute & Alley do not include the rubber floor.

How do I collapse my tub properly for transport? +

Your Product Manual includes complete transportation instructions.

How to build a portable cattle chute? +

Cattle chute design incorporates animal science research and engineering that prioritizes safety and control. Portable cattle chutes must be compact and efficient for easy transport and operation. Setting up and taking down a portable cattle chute should take less than five minutes.

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