June 5, 2020

The New Zealand Government has recently passed legislation that temporarily increases the low-value asset threshold for depreciation from $500 to $5,000. This will allow you to deduct the full cost of your business assets with a value of less than $5,000 in the year th...

March 25, 2020

The Wrangler Ltd is classified as an essential business, registered with MBIE under alert level 4 for Covid-19, as part of the supply chain providing critical services to primary producers.

Due to Covid-19 moving into Alert Level 4 as of midnight 25th March 2020,, we wi...

May 29, 2019

While most sheds are finished milking for the season, the winter quiet is the perfect time to get it set for more efficient cow handling.

Animal health is of vital importance and that means looking after the hooves they walk on.  Lameness prevalence is generally much gr...

July 20, 2018

Often the simplest inventions are the best – and Matamata dairy farmers Bruce and Jacquie Tiddy can attest to that. Having owned a Wrangler cattle crush for 11 years, they say it still works as simply and effectively as the day they bought it – and they have even added...

Milking 480 cows on a 212ha self-contained dairy unit at Otautau, Dave bought his Wrangler at Southern Field Days in 2006. “It was the first thing we bought when we got back from England, and it’s been tremendous,” he says. “Our Wrangler is just the basic model, but w...

December 13, 2017

The workshop included practical demonstrations of hoof treatment by Te Puke Vets veterinarian Bryce Todd who treated a cow restrained in a Wrangler, brought to the event by Waverley and Wilco Klein Ovink of Whakatane. Bryce says the Wrangler makes treating cows for lam...

November 8, 2017

Taranaki dairy farmers Greg and Sonya Hurley are still enjoying the benefits of using their Wrangler cattle handler, a decade after they bought it. The couple milks 400 cows on 120ha at Hurleyville, near Patea, and bought their Wrangler in 2007. “We had no facilities t...

July 28, 2017

Using a Wrangler has promoted “the worst job on the farm” to one that is quite enjoyable, according to Opotiki dairy farmers Dave and Nat Wilson. The Wilsons have been sharemilking on 140ha Anstis Farm for just over 12 months, milking 420 cows. Farm owner Peter Anstis...

July 4, 2017

With difficulty calving affecting around five percent of a herd each calving season, and being associated with approximately 50 percent of calf mortality cases at birth, it is critical to both animal welfare and farm profitability for a farmer to have the knowledge and...

May 29, 2017

With National Agricultural Fieldays just two years shy of its incredible 50-year anniversary, agricultural engineering firm The Wrangler is looking back with pride on how far it has come since its own humble beginnings. Twenty-two years after Waverley and Wilco Klein-O...

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