How to Build a Cattle Head Gate?


You will have various options when building a cattle head gate. You can choose to build a wooden one. The wire livestock gate seems to be economical to a large extent.
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1. Set two 8 by 8 inch treated posts 22 inches apart at the planned location of the head gate. Use eight-foot tall posts set at least three feet deep using post hole augers and a
1 Use 2 tension rods(a little longer than doorway is wide, for tension) and heavy duty material (a heavy cotton would work). Ad 2 Measure area where the gate is needed. Material should
1. Measure the gate area. Your doorway width will determine the amount of chicken wire to use and the length of your boards. As the gate will not fit if your measurements are incorrect
1. Place one deck post mount on top of each gate post. Drive the screws included with the deck post mounts through the mounting holes in the mounts into the deck post with a screw
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How to Build a Cattle Head Gate
A cattle head gate holds the animal in place while it is treated with medicine or handled for other purposes. Commercial head gates are available, although the gate can be constructed in most farm shops. The head gate is held open while the animal moves... More »
Difficulty: Challenging
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