Cattle Crushes

Cattle Crushes are unquestionably the most important feature of any cattle handling system. No other component will come under such intense pressure, and with health and safety such an integral part of our everyday life it is now doubly important to ensure you have the correct crush for your needs. A good crush will reduce stress on both animal and operator, thereby ensuring a safer and more productive environment.

At Brian Llewelyn a'i Ferched we are one of the largest stockist in the UK of cattle Crushes and Handling. This gives you the customer the benefit of viewing a large range of cattle crushes and handling, expert advice on hand, and most importantly delivery within days instead of weeks. Please have a look at the range of cattle equipment available, if you would like further help please ring us, or if you would like to come and visit us, we are open 7 days a week for your convenience.

Standard Range Cattle Crushes

Yearling / Dexter Cattle Crushes In Stock

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Yearling / Dexter Crush In Stock
This crush is ideal for handling younger animals and  smaller breeds of cattle such as the "Dexter".
Features include:
  • Manual traditional lever operated yoke handle can be used on either side.
  • Spring loaded quick release adjustment on the yoke gives 4 preset widths from 90mm to 120mm
  • The front cage is made up of one fully opening side gate, a front gate and a fixed side panel giving access to the animals head from the front and one side only.
  • Bolted construction timber floor.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility.
  • Bottom section lift off panel on each side.
  • No three point linkage.
  • Approximate weight 186kg.
  • Length 2050mm : Width 660mm : Internal Width 580mm : Height 1560mm

Warrior Cattle Crushes In Stock

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Warrior Cattle Crushes In Stock

A basic no frills crush with manually operated yoke.

Features include:

  • Manual traditional lever operated yoke handle can be positioned on either side.
  • Spring loaded quick release adjustment on the yoke gives 4 preset widths from 100mm to 250mm.
  • The front cage is made up of one fully opening side gate, a front gate and fixed side panel giving access to the animals head from the front and one side only.
  • Bolted construction timber floor.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility.
  • Supplied with rear gate as standard.
  • Three point linkage.
  • Simple sliding access on one side only (top front quarter).
  • Approximate weight 282kg.

External dimensions: 2438mm length, 788mm wide, 688mm internal width, 1825mm high.

Crusader Cattle Crushes In Stock

Crusader Cattle Crushes In Stock

A robust crush sharing yoke features with the centurion, and built to the same material specification. This crush will provide excellent service to people who do not need such features as opening side doors, but still desire the build specification of a higher end crush.

Features include:

  • Manual traditional lever operated yoke handle can be used on either side.
  • Hinged vet access panel built into each yoke leaf.
  • Fully opeing front and side gates from the front cage enabeling greater access all around the animals head.
  • Spring loaded quick release adjustment gives 4 preset yoke widths from 100mm to 260mm.
  • Fixed fully clad bottom side sections (no lower side access).
  • Two removable rails on each side sit above the fully clad bottom section to allow full access to the animals back.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Three point linkage.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility.
  • Fully welded flat tread plate floor.
  • Supplied with rear gate as standard.
  • Approximate weight 422kg

External dimensions: 2620mm length, 2438mm base length, 838mm wide, 738mm internal width, 1900mm high.

Crusader Easy Access Cattle Crushes In Stock

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Crusader Easy Access Cattle Crushes In Stock

As per the standard Crusader but with 4 removable rails which as well as giving excellent access to the animals flanks, also allows for the provision of a foot trimming kit if desired as an optional extra.

Features include:

  • Build specification and yoke generally as per the standard Crusader Crush.
  • Four removable horizontal rails on each side ( no cladding) gives complete access.
  • Suitable for Calf fostering.
  • Access enables Cesarean operation's to be performed if required.
  • Option to add foot trim kit if required.
  • No three point linkage.
  • No backing up bar facility.
  • Supplied with rear gate as standard.
  • Approximate weight 377kg

External dimensions: 2620mm length, 2438mm base length, 838mm width, 738mm internal width, 1900mm high.

Premium Range Cattle Crushes

At the very heart of the crush range is our selection of Rotating Rumps bar, Full Access, Belly Clipping and Dual Width Crushes. These crushes are extremely robust and offer the ultimate in flexibility and available options for their bespoke purposes.

Premium Range Chieftain Cattle Crushes

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Chieftain Yoke

A manually operated scissor action yoke with easy entry yoke bars which retract fully into the sides of the crush, with a lever operating handle which lifts the yoke upwards after the animals head has gone past, allowing infinite adjustment of the neck yoke apertures between 100mm and 290mm. Fully opening front and side gates form the front cage enabling greater access around the head.

Vertcal yoke arms reduce the risk of choking if the animal collapses, whilst the new detachable height restriction bar with variable settings greatly reduces any instances of cattle trapping their legs in the yoke pivot arms. The Chieftain is also compatible with our Super Scoop.

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Chieftain Rotating Rump Bar In Stock

  • Wheel operated rotating rump bar keeps the animal forward whilst eliminating the risk of "trapped fingers"
  • Multiple settings allow the rump bar assembly to slide forward for smaller animals.
  • Two front / side doors and one back/ side door on each side hinge from a middle pillar to allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Fully welded flat tread plate floor.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Can be manufactured whole or part opposite hand if required at extra cost.
  • Can be manufactured 305mm longer than standard if required at extra cost.
  • Rear gate not included, can be purchased at extra cost if required.
  • Length 2740mm : Base Length 2560mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

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Chieftain Full Access In Stock

  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Two full height side doors on each side, hinged from each end, allow full access with no obstructions to the animal's flanks.
  • Come complete with a single removable rail on each side which prevents the animal's body swinging out of the crush when both side doors are opened. This rail can be left in situ when the side doors are closed.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility. Rear gate included as standard.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Can be manufactured whole or part opposite hand in required at extra cost.
  • Can be manufactured 305mm longer than standard if required at extra cost.
  • Length 2740mm : Base Length 2560mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

Also Available: CHIEFTAIN "SUCKLER" CRUSH
The same principles as a full access but with a flat floor to encourage easy suckler training, the side doors extended to meet flat floor.

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Chieftain Belly Clipping In Stock

  • Designed with adjustable wheel operated anti kick bars to reduce the chance of getting kicked during tasks such as belly clipping.
  • Two removable rails on each side sit above the fixed horizontal rail to allow full access to the animals back.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Comes complete with wheel operated adjustable rotating rump bar housed from a fixed sloping horizontal rail to keep the animal forward whilst eliminating the risk of trapped fingers
  • Two short side doors on each side, hinged from each end, sit below the fixed horizontal rail to allow full access to the lower side of the animal.
  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Length 2740mm : Base Length 2560mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

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Chieftain Dual Width 

  • Unique "frame within a frame" enables the crush width to be set at 580mm, 659mm and 738mm by simplylifting the side operating handles "over centre".
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility
  • Two full height side doors on each side hinge from a middle pillar to allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Fully welded slightly tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Rear gate as standard.
  • Length 2740mm : Base Length 2560mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738, 659 and 580mm : Height 1900mm

Premium Range Saracen Cattle Crushes

Saracen Yoke

A self closing yoke which is activated by the animal's forward movement, this is easily adjusted allowing seven alternative yoke settings in widths between 100 and 250mm. The vertical yoke arms help reduce the risk of choking if the animal collapses, whilst baffle plates on yokes eliminate leg traps. this yoke doesn't require a front safety cage to be fitted when in use.

Release handles are fitted to both sides of the yoke, if an animal shuts the yoke having not put its head through, reset handles allow the yoke to be reset without the need for the animal to exit the crush, the operator handle assit's the animal if required. The Saracen Yoke is compatiable with our Super scoop.

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Saracen Rotating Rump Bar Cattle Crush In Stock

  • Wheel operated rotating rump bar keeps the animal forward whilst eliminating the risk of trapped fingers.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Multiple settings allow the rump bar assembly to slide forward for smaller animals.
  • Two front / side doors and one back / side door on each side hinge from a middle pillar to allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Fully welded flat tread plate floor.
  • Rear gate not included, can be purchased at extra cost if required
  • Length 2340mm : Base Length 2030mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 2000mm

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Saracen Dual Width Cattle Crush

  • Unique frame within a frame, enables the crush width to be set at 580mm, 659mm and 738mm by simply lifting the side operating handles over centre.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility.
  • Two full height side doors on each side hinge from a middle pillar to allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Rear gate included as standard.
  • Length 2340mm : Base Length 2030mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738, 659 & 580mm : Height 2000mm

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Saracen Belly Clipping Cattle Crushes

  • Designed with adjustable wheel operated anti kick bars to reduce the chance of getting kicked during tasks such as belly clipping.
  • Two removable rails on each side sit above the fixed horizontal rail to allow full access to animals back.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Comes complete with wheel operated adjustable rotating rump bar mounted on a fized sloping horizontal rail to keep the animal forward whilst eliminating the risk of trapped fingers.
  • Two short side doors on each side, hinged from each end, sit below the fixed horizontal rail to allow full access to the lower side of the animal.
  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Length 2510mm : Base Length 2200mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

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Saracen Full Access Cattle Crush

  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Two full height side doors on each side, hinged from each end, allow full access with no obstruction to the animal's flanks.
  • Comes complete with a single removable rail each side which prevents the animal's body swinging out of the crush when both side doors are opened. This rail can be left in place with the side doors closed.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility
  • Rear gate included as standard.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Length 2340mm : Base Length 2030mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 2000mm

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Saracen Suckler Cattle Crush

  • Flat floor to encourage easy suckler training side doors extended to meet flat floor.
  • Two full height side doors on each side, hinged from each end, allow full access with no obstructions to the animal's flanks.
  • Comes complete with a single removable rail each side, which prevents the animal's body swinging out of the crush when both side doors are opened. This rail can be left in place with the side doors closed.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility
  • Rear gate included as standard
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails
  • This Crush is also available with a Chieftain Yoke.

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Saracen Drafting Cattle Crush

  • Fully welded flat treadplate floor which allows easy access for suckling calves when training on to teat
  • Each side of the Saracen drafting crush has centrally closing access gates ( like the full access crush) to the bottom section, with a captive rump bar, contained within the outer drafting gates.
  • Access gates have up and down bolts
  • There is a fully removable rail to the top section as a full length of the crush, similar to the easy access sections on a crusader crush to allow access to the back of the animal.
  • The unique part of this crush is that it allows the whole side gate to be opened up so that any animal approaching the crush can easily be drafted out to either side, with one operator able to do this from the rear of the crush.
  • The drafting gates close to the front of the crush and hangs from the rear, so the animal will be heading away from the operator.
  • Length 2815mm : Base Length 2560mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 2000mm

Premium Range Centurion Cattle Crushes

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Centurion Yoke

A manually operated traditional yoke with spring loaded quick adjustment to alter yoke widths, giving 4 preset widths from 100mm to 260mm, the yoke handle can be used on either side and has fully opening front and side gates forming the front cage, enabling greater access all around the animals head. Hinged vet access panels within each half yoke gate allow for good access to neck area. The centourion yoke is not suitable for fitting to the Super Scoop.

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Centurion Rotating Rump Bar

  • Wheel operated rotating rump bar keeps the animal forward whilst eliminating the risk of trapped fingers.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Multiple settings allow the rump bar assembly to slide forward for smaller animals.
  • Two front / side doors and one back / side door on each side hinge from the middle pillar allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Fully welded flat tread plate floor.
  • Rear gate not included can be purchased at extra cost
  • Length 2620mm : Base Length 2438mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

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Centurion Full Access Cattle Crushes

  • Fully welded tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Two full height side doors on each side, hinged from each end, allow full access with no obstruction to the animal's flanks.
  • Comes complete with a single removable rail on each side which prevents the animal's body swinging out of the crush when both side doors are opened. This rail can be left in situ with the side doors closed.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility, rear gate included as standard.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Length 2620mm : Base Length 2438mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738mm : Height 1900mm

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Centurion Dual Width Cattle Crushes

  • Unique frame within a frame, enables the cattle crushes width to be set at 580mm, 659mm and 738mm by simply lifting the side operating handles over centre.
  • Pallet fork lifting points welded onto the top horizontal rails.
  • Hinged vet inspection panel built into yoke.
  • Two full height side doors on each side hinge from a middle pillar to allow access to the animal's flanks.
  • Traditional backing up bar facility.
  • Fully welded slightly tapered tread plate floor to help keep the animals feet inside the crush when the side doors are open.
  • Rear gate included as standard.
  • Length 2438mm : Base Length 2438mm : Width 838mm : Internal Width 738, 659 & 580mm : Height 1900mm