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									   Comparison Chart
                                                                 Wopa Cow Crush              Other brands in NZ
   Hot dip galvanized                                                  √                             √
   Quick release on back chain                                         √
   Safety winches                                                      √
   No restricting pipe work                                            √
   Walk through head bail                                              √
   Quick releases on ropes and chains                                  √
   Heavy duty                                                          √
   Easy and quick to use                                               √
   Maximum access to cow                                               √
   No belt in front of udder                                           √
   Professional advice                                                 √
   Comfortable work position                                           √
   Stabilizing bar                                                     √
   Front foot support blocks with safety winch                         √
   Used by thousands of professionals world wide                       √
   Use for calving cows                                             Excellent                        Average


Testimonials                                                       Saves my back and makes dealing with front feet a piece
                                                                   of cake! A.Crump, Putaruru.
The safety factor for animal and staff is great. It’s sheer
ease of use and full accessibility with no bars in the way.        Great machine, makes trimming feet easy and safe.
Wish we had purchased it years ago. Great investment!              A. Megaw, Tapanui.
D. Terry, Manawatu.
                                                                   Allows a pro-active approach to lameness. Easier, faster
Easy to use! D.Burnett, Invercargill.                              and safer therefore more people can do it.
                                                                   P. Kinney, Culverden.
Brilliant! It’s just so safe. I should have done it years ago!
A. Taylor, Palmerston North.                                       “Beats any system we’ve tried before.”
                                                                   Gary McRae, South Westland.
High quality product, great customer support, excellent
return on investment! I have piece of mind that both staff
and animals are safe. J.Keay, Bulls.




Free Phone: 0800 833 463
                                                                                                  154 Coplands Road
                                                                                                  R.D.2. Ashburton 7772
                                                                                                  Phone: 0800 833463
                                                                                                  Phone: +643 302 2911/2900
                                                                   DISTRIBUTOR FOR                Fax: +64 3 302 2912
                                                                   NEW ZEALAND                    Email: info@veehof.co.nz
                                                                   AND AUSTRALIA                  Web: www.veehof.co.nz
                                                                                                                                                                                    Hoof Cutters
The Wopa SA22                                                                                                            Additional Tools                                           Our hoof cutters are manufactured from
                                                                                                                                                                                    hardened steel and will stay sharper for
The Wopa Cattle Crush was originally                                                                                                 Goggles                                        longer because the jaws overlap when
                                                                                                                                     These goggles feature a                        closed, rather than hitting each other.
developed to increase safety and efficiency                                                                                          breathable mesh which
                                                                                                                                     eliminates issues with them
whenever a cow needed to be treated                                                                                                  fogging up.

individually. Using advanced techniques and                                                                                          Apron
                                                                                                                                     Our comfortable easy-
high quality materials, a durable, yet affordable                                                                                    clean, heavy-duty apron is                     Knives
                                                                                                                                     made from 900 gram PVC.                        The narrow blade gives superior control,
product has been developed which will help                                                                                           The special strap design                       and being manufactured from hardened
                                                                                                                                     prevents pulling on the                        steel ensures they hold a sharp edge longer
minimize the cost of your lame cattle.                                                                                               neck, avoiding strain to your                  than stainless steel knives.
                                                                                                                                     neck and back.
Every model of the Wopa Cattle Crush is completely
hot-dip galvanized and built extra sturdy for a long                                                                                 Wrist Protectors and            Metabo Angle Grinder
working life, with minimal maintenance required. The                                                                                 Trimming Gloves                 The Metabo angle grinder is
Wopa SA22 Standard Crush comes complete with                                                                                         Prevent painful scratches on    a high quality tool, which has
a walk-through head bail, wide brisket strap with                                                                                    your wrists and arms caused     a Marathon motor,
quick release clip, front foot support blocks, back leg                                                                              by newly trimmed claws          safety clutch and auto-
strap with quick release clip, two safety winches with                                                                               with our wrist protectors.      stop carbon brushes.
2:1 reduction, and a thick, treated, wooden floor.                                                                                   Keep your hands clean and
                                                                                                                                     protected from knife cuts    Hoof Trimming Disc
                                                                                                                                     with our trimming gloves.    Hoof trimming is fast and easy with our
Wopa Features                                             Stabilizing bar                                                            The soft material gives the  range of trimming discs. The grain disc is
                                                          The stabilising bar ensures that the crush cannot tip                      trimmer enough ‘feel’ to     ideal for beginners. To prevent the claw
Front Foot Support Blocks                                 sideways if you choose not to secure your crush to the                     judge the thickness of the   from overheating, this disc has a rough
The front foot support blocks are designed to provide     ground. This is particularly useful when an unsettled cow is               hoof while trimming.         titanium surface, and the holes make it             WG2230
maximum access to the front feet. The front feet are      being treated. (SA22).                                                                                  possible to see the claw while trimming.
placed on the support blocks and securely fastened                                                                                   Knife pouch                  (WG2230). For an extremely effective and
with a soft rope. These blocks can be easily removed                                                                                 Keep your knives sharp, safe rapid trim, the aluminium disc is ideal. Fitted
and upgraded to the safety winch version if desired,                                                                                 and accessible in this knife with six replaceable knife blades this disc
(see details in this brochure).                                                                                                      pouch, which helps prevent removes hoof horn very rapidly therefore
                                                                                                                                     accidental cuts and can be   extreme caution is advised. (WG2051).               WG2051
                                                                                                                                     hooked onto your apron.      All discs fit on 115 and 125mm angle
                                                                                                                                                                  grinders.
                                                                                                                                     Knife-Sharpening Unit
                                                                                                                                     Keep your knives as sharp
                                                                                                                                     as a razor blade with our
                                                                                                                                     knife-sharpening unit.




                                                          Back Chain Catch
                                                          All Wopa Crushes include specially designed back chain
                                                          catches. This gives you the ability to exit a cow through
                                                          the back, instead of through the head bail by being able to
                                                          release the chain, even with pressure on it from the cow.

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The Wopa SA35
Wopa SA35
The Wopa SA35 is designed to be safely transported
over longer distances, and can be easily converted from
a working position to a transport position and back. It is
equipped with a dura torque suspension axle, heavy-duty
drawbar and a lights and
licence plate board.                                                                                                                                                                  Electric Winch
                                                                                                                                                                                      This high quality electric winch can start under load
                                                                                                                                                                                      without burning out, and is equipped with a brake,
                                                                                                                                                                                      preventing slow unwinding while under strain. The
                                                                                                                        Tool Tray                                                     automatic switch stops the winch when the winding rope
                                                                                                                        Keep your tools clean, dry and accessible with our tool       has reached either the up or down position. (All models).
                                                                                                                        tray. Essential for protecting your tools, and keeping
                                                                                                                        power cords out of the way while trimming. The tool tray
                                                                                                                        swings around over the crush so you can position it           Wheels
                                                                                                                        above the leg you are working on. (All models).               For ease of transport, we have smaller wheels available
                                                                                                                                                                                      for use when shifting the crush around on a concrete
                                                                                                                                                                                      yard, and larger wheels for moving over concrete ridges
                                                                                                                                                                                      or uneven terrain. The crush can be towed by a four-wheel
                                                                                                                                                                                      motorbike with a drawbar that can be mounted in the
                                                                                                                                                                                      head bail. (SA22).




Accessories
                                                                                                                        Front Foot Support with Safety Winch
The Wopa Crush can be fully customized to                    Back Leg Restraint Bar                                     Make trimming easier by restraining the cow’s front leg
meet your needs at any time with our wide range of           If you want to take all the movement out of the cows       more securely using a winched front foot support
accessories.                                                 leg, there is the option of a back leg restraint bar.      block. The leg can be pulled tighter onto the block, giving
                                                             After raising the leg with the winch, swing the bar down   you more control over the cow, while
Rubber Floor                                                 behind the cow and secure the leg to the bar.              using less strength. (All models).
Protect and lengthen the lifespan of your wooden floor       (All models).
with our non-slip rubber floor. This also
gives the cow more grip, and keeps her                                                                                             Extended Warranty
at ease. (SA22, SA35).                                                                                                         All Wopa Crushes come with a
                                                                                                                             2 year warranty, which includes the
                                                                                                                           replacement of any component, except
                                                                                                                            for normal wear and tear. There is an
                                                                                                                            option to increase this to 5 years with
                                                                                                                             our extended warranty. (All models).




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The Wopa SA51                                                                            The Wopa SA51 model is a continued development
                                                                                         of the currently available cattle crushes, and is meant
                                                                                         for the professional hoof trimmer. This crush is fully
                                                                                         hydraulically operated which allows you to treat large
                                                                                         numbers of cows faster and with minimal physical effort.
                                                                                         It comes standard with an accumulator which enables the     Safety Winches
                                                                                         hydraulic system to operate quickly whilst only requiring   Every Wopa Cattle Crush is equipped with two safety
                                                                                         a 240v power supply.                                        winches. They engage the brake instantly if/when the
                                                                                                                                                     handle is released, ensuring that under no circumstances
                                                                                                                                                     can the handle spin independently of the operator. This
                                                                                                                                                     also gives you full control over the cow, so you can ensure
                                                                                                                                                     she is weight bearing on all feet before fully releasing.
                                                                                                                                                     Both winches are equipped with a 2:1 reduction, providing
                                                                                                                                                     more control and requiring less effort.                       Maximum Access
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Dealing with animals is one of the main causes of injury
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   in the rural sector. To increase safety, better access to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the animal has been created by eliminating all unnecessary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   bars and pipe-work. Using the right hoof trimming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   techniques, this extra access creates the safest, and most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   comfortable, work environment. The cow’s back leg is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   securely restrained with the leg strap, pulling it tight into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the back chain.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Walk-Through Head Bail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The head bail has been constructed to eliminate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   injury to the cow and to prevent choking. The lever
    layout guide                                                                                                                                     Durable Construction                                          to open the head bail is operated from the side ensuring
                                                                                                                                                     All Wopa crushes are made of heavy-duty gauge steel           that you are safely out of the way while the cow exits.
                                                                                                                                                     to ensure a long lifespan, even when being used for large     The cow is locked in the head bail by pulling a wire rope
                                                                                                                                                     animals.                                                      located at the rear of the crush. This makes hoof trimming
          Hig Hly
      Re CO mme Nded
                                                                                 SECOND OPTION                            THIRD OPTION
                                                                                                                                                         The frame is specifically constructed to absorb animal    with the Wopa a one man job.
                                                                                                                                                     movement. The use of individually bolted
                                                                                                                                                     panels increases the flexibility of the
                                                                                                                                                     framework, which is essential in avoiding
                                                                                                                                                     the stress cracks which fully welded
                                                                                                                                                     machines suffer from.
                                    • 1mtr minimum                                                  • 1mtr minimum
                                      working space                                                   working space
                                      around the crush.                                               around the crush.
                                    • Gate 75 cm                         Vet Race
                                      longer than the
                                      distance from the
          Vet Race




                                                                                                                               Vet Race




                                      post to the back
                                      of the crush.


                     SA22 Dimensions:
                     Length: 1950 mm
                     Width: 780 mm
                     Height: 1820 mm

                     When installing the crush, AlWAyS make sure
                     the crush is level or sloping up. NeVeR slope the crush down.
                     Have no poles coming out of the ground closer than 1 meter
                     from the crush. The leading gates can be attached to the crush
                     rather than having a pole there.


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