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A-Frame Layer Cages                                                                  Gentle Egg Collection
                                                                                   Chore-Time’s ULTRA-LIFT®          n Discharge heights are
Chore-Time’s A-Frame Cage                        to 5-high models in cage
                                                                                   XL Egg Collection System is         variable.
System for caged layers                          rows up to 750 feet (230
                                                                                   the ideal system to insure a      n Requires less space at the
provides an excellent envi-                      meters) long.
                                                                                   safe trip for the egg all the       end of the cage row than
ronment for egg production                     n Galfan® and galvanized
                                                                                   way from the hen to the             other collectors.
and maximum feed savings,                        steel construction for
                                                                                   cross conveyor.                   n Eggs are transferred to
together with two options                        durability and corrosion
                                                                                                                       cross conveyor by gravity
for manure handling. Pullet                      resistance.*                      ULTRA-LIFT® XL                      and a unique rotation of
systems are also available.                    n Gentle 8-degree floor slope       Features                            the baskets.
                                                 for easy egg roll-out.            n Each cage row has its
STURDY CONSTRUCTION                                                                                                  n Slack belt switch
                                               n Steep cage backs for                own set of egg-handling           automatically maintains
Chore-Time cages are quality-                    improved manure roll-off.           baskets.                          proper egg belt tension and
built in North America. Solid                  n Choice of dropping board          n No timing devices are             prevents system failure.
construction and heavy-duty                      scraper or curtain-back             needed.                         n Proven egg counting
materials combine with our                       model (features thickest          n Eggs are handled                  system is accurate to
innovative design for years of                   available curtain).                 individually for minimal          within 0.5%.
superior performance.                          n Rust-free PVC rail                  egg-to-egg contact.
                                                 supports dropping boards.
COMPOSITE MESH FLOOR                           n Boards are available in
Chore-Time’s composite                           plywood or plastic.
mesh floor uses smaller                        n Flexible cage floor is
mesh openings at the front                       better for birds’ feet.
of the cages for an improved                   n Two-piece cages for
bird environment and                             quicker assembly.
reduced bird mortality.                        n Slant front or straight
                                                 front cage design.
STURDY WELDED                                  n Three door styles including
A-FRAMES                                         standard pull-up door,
Rugged A-frame stands                            push-in door, or spring-
provide durable support for                      loaded push-in door.
Chore-Time’s A-frame cages                     n Distance from cage to
without the need for truss                       egg tray protects eggs
rods. All system components,                     from dirt and damage and
including cages and feed                         eases egg roll-out.
troughs, tie directly into our                 n Step rails are available to
projection-welded A-frame                        protect feed trough and
cage support system for                          egg tray.
added stability and long life.                 n System is covered by
                                                 Chore-Time’s generous
OTHER CAGE FEATURES                              cage warranty and solid
n Cages are available in 2-high                  backing.*
*See Chore-Time’s written warranty for complete warranty details. Galfan is not
                                                                                                                   Composite Mesh Floor
owned or licensed by CTB, Inc. and is the sole property of its respective owner.
                                                                                                     TURBO® Scraper

Curtain-Back System                                                Dropping Board System
CHORE-TIME CURTAIN-              scraper under each         CHORE-TIME                           operate scrapers in cage
BACK SYSTEM FEATURES             cage row.                  DROPPING BOARD                       row lengths up to 750 feet
n Steep cage backs for         n Many styles available to   SCRAPER SYSTEM                       (230 meters).
  improved manure roll-off.      match various building     FEATURES                           n Drive mechanism is
n Thickest available curtain     widths.                    n Each tier except the               designed to protect
  material for easier          n Use with Chore-Time’s        bottom has its own set             critical parts from
  installation and greater       TURBO HOUSE® System          of plywood or plastic              damage should a problem
  durability.                    for even dryer, more         dropping boards, sloped            occur.
n Curtains are fastened          manageable manure;           toward the back.                 n Use with Chore-Time’s
  using a plastic extrusion      uniform temperature        n The scraper features               TURBO HOUSE® System
  – no rings to rust away.       in all parts of the cage     offset blades which help           for even dryer, more
n Tiers are offset to            building; less ammonia       prevent plugging and hold          manageable manure;
  minimize drop-through.         and odors, and lower         tight to the boards for            uniform temperature in all
n Use with high-rise houses      mortality.                   smooth, even scraping.             parts of the cage building;
  or with a dropping board                                  n Drive units feature                less ammonia and odors,
                                                              reliable 1/4 HP motors and         and lower mortality.

                                                                   TURBO HOUSE® Environmental System

                                                                                                                 Floor exit
                                                              Cage row                                           slots

                                                                                                                              Pit exit

              Sample 5-High DURA-CAGE™                                           Negative Pressure System
                Curtain-Back System                                      (Positive Pressure System Also Available)

                                                                                               Phone 574.658.4101 or
                                                                                               +1.574.658.9323 (International)
                                                            EGG PRODUCTION SYSTEMS             Internet:
                                                            CHORE-TIME BROCK INTERNATIONAL     or
                                                            Divisions of CTB, Inc.             E-Mail:


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