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Q-Catch 87 Series Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen

Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen in a field

Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen you can take anywhere


4 models available:
3E BudFlow® [18' Race]| Forcing Pen [18' Race]| 3E BudFlow® [8' Race]| Forcing Pen [8' Race]

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Product Code: 8718

* Head Scoop Optional

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The NEW Q-Catch 87 Series Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen features Arrowquip's signature cattle handling components in a compact and convenient mobile unit. Available in multiple options, the new line-up of Q-Catch 87 Series portable cattle handling equipment provides farmers with the flexibility to get the job done, no matter where it needs to happen.

Taking mobile cattle handling to the next level, Arrowquip has introduced a new option, their very first FULL mobile system. This new model features an 18' race to improve the way cattle flow through the system. Combining these two cradle-shaped Easy Flow Race sections with the low-sheeted pen and Q-Catch 87 Series cattle crush that feature our patent-pending 3E components will ensure cattle will flow through your system with ease.

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  • Model: 3E BudFlow® [18' Race]

    Weight: 2870 - 2920 kg

    Dimensions: 4500mm Wide x 2670mm High x 13340mm Long (When set up.)

    Towing Dimensions: 1910mm Wide x 2925 High x 11685mm Long (With wheels and hitch.)

  • Model: Forcing Pen [18' Race]

    Weight: 2715 - 2760 kg

    Dimensions: 2925mm Wide x 2670mm High x 13340mm Long (When set up.)

    Towing Dimensions: 1910mm Wide x 2925 High x 11685mm Long (With wheels and hitch.)

  • Model: 3E BudFlow® [8' Race]

    Weight: 2460 - 2505 kg

    Dimensions: 4500mm Wide x 2495mm High x 10800mm Long (When set up.)

    Towing Dimensions: 1910mm Wide x 2745 High x 8250mm Long (With wheels and hitch.)

  • Model: Forcing Pen [8' Race]

    Weight: 2300 - 2345 kg

    Dimensions: 2925mm Wide x 2495mm High x 10800mm Long (When set up.)

    Towing Dimensions: 1910mm Wide x 2745 High x 8250mm Long (With wheels and hitch.)

Government TB Testing Regulations

As per the Government of UK website’s tuberculosis testing guidelines, your testing and handling facilities must:

Allow safe movement of cattle;
Include a suitable handling system (such as a crush and penning system linked by a secure race);
Make it easy for inspectors to restrain and examine cattle, clip their hair, measure the skin with calipers, and give them injections;
Be in good working order;
Be suitable for the size and breed of cattle that have to be tested; and
Be well-lit so inspectors can read ear tags and carry out the test.
Looking at the top of the Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen with 18 feet of cattle races
  • Engineered For Transport

    Towing is one of the biggest differences in the new mobile cattle handling system. The entire unit folds up into a compact and secure package for travel, ensuring your equipment will get to your destination safely. The enhanced frame features 51mm x 153mm beams on the top, and 76mm x 76mm beams on the bottom for structural integrity, and setup when you get to your location only takes a matter of minutes with our electric jack system.

    The collapsible forcing pen on all Arrowquip mobile cattle handling units has been completely redesigned to be truly compact. The pen is folded in a way that shortens the unit by up to 1727mm when towing. This brilliant engineering has made the NEW 18’ race unit the same length as the previous Q-Catch 86 Series Portable Cattle Crush, 8’ Race & Forcing Pen model was!

  • Designed for TB Testing

    The Q-Catch 87 Series mobile cattle crush, race and forcing pen is an ideal solution for TB testing, as it offers ideal access to the neck of the animal. The 324mm TB access area right at the front of the crush allows your testing personnel and vets to easily access the neck of your cattle to complete SICCT testing. This access 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.

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3E BudFlow® vs Forcing Pen

The new 3E BudFlow® system allows cattle to see more light, which enhances flow through your handling system. The 3E BudFlow forcing pen is designed to work with natural cattle behaviour by providing them with extra space to prevent stops and encourage cattle to move into the race seamlessly.

The 180° Forcing Pen provides effective cattle movement from the pen into the race. The sweep gate features a lock out to keep it from moving back towards the farmer when forcing cattle into the race.

More Information on Cattle Forcing Pens

For more information, visit our TB Testing page.

Q-Catch 87 Series cattle crush side view
  • NEW 18' Easy Flow Race

    The NEW 18’ Race section turns your mobile cattle crush, race and forcing pen into a fully portable handling system. By providing enough space for you to move all cattle out of the pen and into the race, it provides the capacity you need to move your cattle though the system without having to stop and start the flow of cattle repeatedly.

    The Easy Flow Cattle Race sections are equipped with our patent-pending 3E technology which helps to draw cattle in the right direction using light. Two removable panels on each race section can be moved into multiple positions to control what cattle see, giving you enhanced control of cattle movement.

    Also available in an 8’ race model.

  • Q-Catch 87 Series Cattle Crush

    You'll have maximum control, safety, and efficiency even when you’re working cattle alone with the NEW Q-Catch 87 Series at the front of the system. The world's quietest manual cattle crush is at your fingertips, so you're guaranteed a quiet cattle handling experience anytime, anywhere.

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  • Yellow cattle head scoop in closed position

    Third-Generation Cattle Head Scoop [Patented]

    If you need reliable cattle head control, look no further than the 3rd Gen Q-Catch Head Scoop. This model is heavier, stronger, and more durable than its predecessor. Featuring a patented single handle push-pull operation, the cattle head scoop simplifies any procedure. The head scoop clamps around the cattle’s neck to hold the head immobile and allow the farmer safe, up-close access.

    [ More Information on the Third-Generation Cattle Head Scoop [Patented] ]
  • Brisket Bar

    Brisket Bar

    The Brisket Bar supports cattle to keep them standing during stressful procedures. It eliminates space at the bottom of the crush, and comes sheeted to eliminate hoof traps. For ease of use, the Brisket Bar can be installed with only two bolts.

  • Clipping rail for Arrowquip cattle crushes

    Clipping Rail

    The clipping rail is a simple and effective option to keep cattle contained when both side doors are in use. It can be adjusted to accommodate cattle of any size, and is easily installed or removed from the crush with just 4 bolts.

  • cattle weighing scale platform

    Scale Platform

    The Scale Platform has been specially designed for the 8’ Adjustable Easy Flow Race section of the mobile cattle crush, race and forcing pen. To make installation easy, the side panels can be lifted and held in place with the slam latches, allowing the operator to slide the Scale Platform underneath. These heavy-duty, 6.35mm aluminium plates feature raised sides ensure cattle will not slip off, and allow you to quickly and effectively weigh your cattle.

  • weighing scale mount plates by Arrowquip

    Scale Mount Plates

    Scale Mount Plates designed to support 23" load bars when using the Arrowquip Scale Platform. Designed to work with Gallagher and Tru-Test load bars.

  • Portable manuals jacks

    Manual Jacks

    All Arrowquip mobile cattle crushes and handling systems are available with the option of manual jacks if preferred.

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Q-Catch 87 Series Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen Specifications

CAD drawing of the mobile cattle crush, race and forcing pen
  • 7-Year Cattle Crush Warranty, best in the industry
  • New yoke gate design uses light to draw cattle into the crush
  • Q-Catch yoke gate operation handle 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 squeeze handle
  • Squeeze ranges from 750mm fully open to 195mm fully closed
  • The Q-Catch squeeze locking system features a dual friction lock with infinite adjustments
  • New Direct Drive system provides faster yoke gate response
  • Poly-coated slam latches eliminate metal clanging
  • Two rows of rump fingers ensure safety no matter the size of the animal
  • Poly-composite rump fingers are engineered to endure high pressure
  • Ambidextrous rolling rear gate that can be operated from either side of the crush and is reversible
  • 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 (Deluxe Vet only)
  • Low-profile latch ensures the vet cage door will not swing to the inside of the crush when slammed shut (Deluxe Vet only)
  • 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 farms needs
  • 324mm top to bottom needle door access
  • New drop-down needle bar allows for quick injections
  • Rectangular tubing limits cattle bruising
  • Pivot and latch points feature poly bushings for silent operation
  • True virgin rubber flooring dampens sound and provides great traction
  • Rubber floor is backed by a lifetime guarantee
  • Mount brackets enable you to add load bars or secure the crush to concrete
  • Yoke Gate locking pin adds safety when transporting the cattle crush, or completing maintenance
  • Both sides of the Easy Flow Cattle Race can be adjusted from one side
  • Cradle-shaped Easy Flow Race section ranges from 750mm to 457mm in width
  • Both side panels drop down fully, allowing the farmer to access the animal in case of emergency
  • Safety latches on the Easy Flow Race side panels add security and control when adjusting, and ensure the sides will not drop accidentally
  • Easy Flow Races come with removable panels so you can control what cattle see in the race
  • Single piece steel frame has been reinforced with new 51mm x 153mm beams that run the length of the unit
  • The forcing pen folds in on itself so that it is compact for transport
  • Forcing pen measures just 1176mm wide when panels are folded in

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Q-Catch 87 Series Mobile Cattle Crush, Race and Forcing Pen Reviews

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  • Alex Templeton

    For years we had been using the same old chute and alley and always struggled with efficiency. We had been wanting to switch to ARROWQUIP for years, and finally made it happen this fall! Having quality portable equipment has been a game changer for us, as we have cattle in several different counties here in Missouri. The chute, alley, and tub fold up easily and haul down the road great. Probably my favorite thing about this set up is how easily just my dad and I can work cattle with it. We don't have a big crew working with us, so our efficiency has more than doubled since investing in an ARROWQUIP. Never lookin' back now!

  • Ed McNeill

    We have upgraded to a manual squeeze and race sections with the 3e bud flow tub. By far the best investment I have made. So easy stress free and safer on both man and beast. Recommend highly that if anyone is thinking of changing to go arrowquip!!