A rear view of the trailer mobile plunge dipping unit. sheep enter one-by-one via a ramp with a platform providing a safe area to handle sheep and operate the dipping tub.
An overview of the draining pen, pulley system and areas for sheep to stand and entice others up the ramp and clean water close to hand in barrells for topping up the dipping tub.
A clicker hanging adjacent to the dipping tub allows kevin to keep count of the number of sheep passing through and top-up with more dip as required.
A gate that can also be raised and lowered via a pulley controls exit of animals to the draining pen.
A side-view of the dipping tank showing a depth of about five feet.
There is a long ramp on the unit which allows the sheep to exit slowly following dipping.
Sheep remain in the dipping tub for at least 60 seconds with their head immersed at least once.