More and more farmers are conscious of the health and safety element when managing bigger stock. Routine management of suckler and even dairy cows, for that matter, requires you to be in the full of your health. With less help around farms, many are making the move to invest in better handling facilities to help with timely management of stock. It might not be to the specification level of the unit

Kieran Mailey explains, however, that if you have a certain herd size investments like this can pay back very quickly. On a smaller scale, some farmers have taken some parts of that unit and it can make a big difference – even if it’s just the head scoop fitted to an existing head crush.