Q-Catch 86 Series Cattle Crush
UK's Preferred Squeeze Crush for Tuberculosis Testing
2 models available:
Deluxe Vet | Standard
Product Code: 8600
* Head Scoop Optional
UK's Preferred Squeeze Crush for Tuberculosis Testing Video Transcript
At Arrowquip, we believe in innovative design and engineering while taking care of the producer and the operation. Introducing Arrowquip’s new Q-Catch 86 Series Manual Squeeze Crush, the quietest crush ever manufactured. Engineered with a variety of features for dependable strength as well as safe, simplified, low-stress cattle handling. Complete with the new easy operation single handle second-generation head holder, this holds and releases the animal’s head more safely and easily, giving you maximum control while keeping the animal calm. The ergonomically friendly single handle push to close, pull to open Q-Catch head gate can be operated from anywhere along the crush, making it easy for one person to operate. The new wide needle gate design gives better access when branding or needling, while the removable inspection gates are easy to adjust for various positions, giving producers multiple animal access options. With full side access to either the top, bottom or the entire animal, you can manage your cattle quickly, easily, and efficiently. Two rows of engineered composite rump fingers further the quietness of the crush, as well as ensure the rump bar can be used for any size animal. The new vet cage design comes standard on the Q-Catch 86 Series, and includes an anti-swing cam slam latch to eliminate the door swinging through unexpectedly. The door can also open entirely to the inside, giving it 180 degrees maneuverability when needed. An innovative rolling door on poly rollers and rubber guides allows for both off-side and near side operation, and can be operated from either side of the Q-Catch 86 Series. Precision manufactured high quality parts, powder-coated steel, and all bars are square shaped to increase strength, as well as reduce pressure points on the animal. The Q-Catch 86 Series features a full length squeeze that squeezes from 29½ down to just 7½, making operating even the smallest calf up to the largest bull efficient and safe. Arrowquip’s molded rubber floors allow animals better traction, and dramatically reduces noise. Poly compound rubber protected steel parts on all quick release latches and rubber spring hinges make the Q-Catch 86 Series the quietest manual cattle crush ever. With Arrowquip, you’re guaranteed maximum efficiency, resulting in higher profits, and more time to do the things that truly matter to you and your family. This is innovative cattle handling like never before, and is a new global standard in the cattle handling industry. This is the new Q-Catch 86 Series cattle crush. The bar has been set.Hide Transcript Text
The Q-Catch 86 Series gives every producer the opportunity to purchase the world-renowned silent cattle crush. With the most innovative design on the market, the 86 Series is designed to give you more access and to increase your productivity. Featuring poly bushings on all pivot and latch points and the first true rubber floor ever seen in a cattle crush, the Q-Catch takes quiet livestock handling to a new level. This exclusive crush is widely recognized as the best cattle crush on the market. By taking the manual work out of the crush, the Q-Catch 86 Series has revolutionized the way farmers think about cattle handling.Get Your Q-Catch 86 Series Brochure
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Model: Deluxe Vet
Weight: 918 kg
Dimensions: 1377m Wide x 2347mm High x 3333mm Long
If you want maximum cattle control, versatility, and freedom in your crush, look no further than the Deluxe. Including all the features of the Q-Catch 86 Series, this crush takes your livestock management to the next level with a full-length dual parallel squeeze. Having the vet cage squeeze with the crush allows you to narrow the crush before cattle enter it, so there is no point within your system that a cow or calf can turn around!
Weight: 796 kg
Dimensions: 1377mm Wide x 2347mm High x 2683mm Long
Working with limited space? The Standard Model of the Q-Catch 86 Series allows you to work your cattle in the most safe and effective way possible, even if you cannot fit a full-sized vet crush into your yard. Including all the standard features of the Q-Catch 86 Series, and offering a variety of add-ons designed to increase your productivity, the Standard is an effective option for operations where space is limited.
Cattle Crush Rubber Floor
Rubber floors are proven to reduce stress, increase efficiency and improve the health of your cattle. Arrowquip’s maintenance-free, removable rubber flooring brings livestock comfort into the cattle crush, making it as low-stress as possible.
The Q-Catch 86 Series parallel squeeze is unlike any other cattle crush in the industry. The push-pull squeeze handle never needs to be adjusted to work cattle of varying sizes, as the 750mm width fits the largest bull and can squeeze down with ease to 197mm to suit the smallest calf. The squeeze locks in place in any position, ensuring you have all the control you need.
A Crush that Simplifies TB Testing
The Q-Catch 86 Series cattle crush is an ideal solution for TB testing, offering better access to the neck of the animal than other crushes on the market. The 324mm TB access area right at the front of the crush allows your vet or testing personnel can easily access the neck of your cattle to complete SICCT testing. Access to the neck is available on both sides of the crush, ensuring that you can complete testing quickly and effectively. An added bonus with the Q-Catch is that it is a low-stress environment for your livestock, so handling them regularly will not cause unnecessary stress.
For more information, visit our TB Testing page.
Q-Catch Cattle Yoke Gate Locking System [Patented]
The Q-Catch cattle yoke gate locking system features a dual friction lock with infinite adjustments, and independent locking doors. The Yoke Gate Lock is backed by a Lifetime Guarantee.
Arrowquip cattle crushes are powder-coated to reduce wear on the equipment by making it resistant to moisture, chemicals, UV rays, and extreme weather conditions. Our high-quality powder-coat process is combined with primed steel to ensure the most durable quality possible.
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Q-Catch 86 Series Cattle Crush Specifications
- Cattle Yoke Gate operation handle is user-friendly and can be situated anywhere along the side of the crush
- Curtain-style Yoke Gate opens to a full 762mm top to bottom for cattle to exit the crush
- Easy to use push-pull handles
- Squeeze ranges from 750mm fully open to 197mm fully closed
- The Patented Q-Catch yoke gate locking system features a friction lock with infinite adjustments, and independent locking doors
- Two rows of rump fingers ensure safety no matter the size of the animal
- Nylon rump fingers are engineered to endure high pressure
- Reversible rolling rear gate that can be operated from either side of the crush
- The rolling rear gate running track is top-mounted, eliminating the issue of build-up
- Vet door opens in both directions for a full 180° of manoeuvrability
- Improved, low-profile latch ensures the vet cage door will not swing to the inside of the crush when slammed shut
- Swing-out top and bottom access doors can be used individually or together to access the entire animal
- Side access panels are removable and can be configured in a variety of positions to suit your operation’s needs
- 324mm needle door access
- Rectangular tubing limits cattle bruising and injury Pivot and latch points feature poly bushings for silent operation