Whether you are planning a new shed or improving an existing one, a Wrangler is essential equipment for every farm.
Lame cows reduce profit. It has been estimated each lame cow costs between $800 and $1200 in lost production, extra labour, higher empty rates, and treatment costs. It is therefore important that any lame cows are checked and treated at the first sign of lameness. The Wrangler enables staff to quickly, easily, and safely assess a suspect hoof before it develops into a bigger problem.
The Wrangler makes hoof care hassle free. Safe for the cow, safe for the farmer, as well as quick, easy, and efficient. Designed by a farmer for New Zealand conditions, it was made to be strong, durable, with little mainenance required. Not only is the Wrangler the best way to do hooves, it is also unbeatable for calving cows and any other handling requirements. Fixed, Mobile, or Road Registered, there's a Wrangler to suit every farm.
The Race Wrangler (pictured) is our most popular model, now a standard choice in most new dairy sheds. At from only NZ$3,975 (ex factory, excl GST), it is a no-brainer, saving you in time, money, and frustrations many times over.
An exciting new addition to our Wrangler range is the Ride Over Gate. A pushover with the 4 Wheeler but still totally stock proof, the ROG makes it easy to cruise the farm or move mobile calf feeders. Inventer Phil MacDonald was a deserving receipient of the James and Wells Patent Attorney Award at 2011 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays.
Front Foot Support:
All Wrangler models now come standard with the Economy Front Foot Supports with the Winched Front Supports available as optional upgrades. The good news is this has lowered the standard Wrangler price, making it even more affordable for those happy with a basic front foot setup, but still having the same great winched front foot supports available. For more information please checkup the Upgrades page.
Walk Through Headbail
In addition to the standard Gate Headbail, we are pleased to now offer a Walk Through Headbail option.
Visit our Upgrade page for more information.
The Wrangler comes standard with four winches (Belly, Rear Leg, Left & Right Front Foot Winches), a fast second locking braid for the front hooves, backlge support bar with three height adjustments, and all ropes and girths. Built of solid NZ steel then galvanised inside & out, the Wrangler is dispatched fully assembled - just put in place and start running cows through.
Not long now untill the Dairy Industry Award Winners are announced and we will be there to present the newly crowned Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year for Bay of Plenty and also Southland/Otago (yeah - quite a mouthful) with their very own shiny new Race Wrangler's, just for being awesome! This is our umptenth year of Tier One sponsoring DIA regions awards and once again, we can't wait to knock someone's socks off.
Watch out Dargaville, Fielding, and Kirwee Canterbury - the circus is coming to town. Otherwise known as Northland, Central, and South Island Field Days, the shows are superb and very well worth attending. We will be there with all of our good gear and Daisy our model cow so call in and say hi. We love to talk to farms with Wrangler's and those that want to check out what its all about. See our Contact Us page for more details.
It is better to give than receive, but receiving is pretty darn cool. We have just been awarded the Excellence in Innovation Award at the Horizon Business Excellence Awards 2014. Judged by Waikato Business School, and up against some amazing businesses, we were totall stoked to take out this awesome trophy.
We like good ideas, and when David Horwood came to us with an idea for a better way to pollinate kiwifruit, we thought it the bees kness. You see the bees are not getting the job done well enough on Kiwifruit these days so a machine that blows pollen onto the flowers, sucks back the excess, then reblows it on again, is a smart way to pollinate. Fruit from last years trials is growing big and fat, us excited for the machine's release this year.
Not only innovative in the farming and horticultural scene, we also make a nifty Kiwick Alpaca Shearing Table