Simply - the best cattle squeeze headgate

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Self-catch head gate for parallel axis cattle squeeze chute

Safe, Simple, Reliable and Fast

Hi-Hog’s self-catch head gate is designed so that you don’t need to be near the squeeze chute for you to reliably catch your cattle. Simply set the head gate opening for the next animal in the alley and you are free to go wherever you are needed. So you are free to work the alley, load the crowding tub or bring up the next set of cattle. By the time you return to the squeeze chute there will be an animal locked securely in the head gate. And because you are not standing in front of the cattle as they approach the squeeze chute the cattle will enter the chute with far less hesitation. The result is a far more efficient cattle handling experience.

Click here to see all the outstanding features of this heavy duty reliable self-catch cattle head gate.

Neck Extender, Item 105

Self Catch Headgate with neck restraint, Item 106

PA Squeeze with neck restraint, Item 1551

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Neck extender addition for head gates or cattle chutes

The neck extender can be purchased on its own or in combination:

The neck restraint can also be retro-fitted on an older model Hi-Hog Parallel Axis Squeeze Chute. The installation requirements for a retro-fit head gate handle will vary depending on the age of your chute. Please contact our office for more info at 1-800-661-7002.

Click here to learn more about the cattle chute neck extender features.

Funding may be available in some Canadian Provinces through the ‘Growing Forward 2’ program to help offset some of the costs on the purchase of a squeeze complete with neck extender. Click here to learn more about the growing forward 2 program.

Retro-fit headgate handle kit

Installed diagram

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Retro-fit Head Gate Handle

Head Gate Handle

The retro-fit headgate handle kit (item #1555), is available for individuals wishing to upgrade their older Hi-Hog handle to our current model. Installation requires some cutting and welding. Please contact Hi-Hog before purchase of this item to ensure it will work with your existing Hi-Hog cattle squeeze chute.

Click here to download a pdf of the installation instructions

Quick release sternum bar

Sternum Bar installed

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Sternum Bar option for cattle squeeze chute

Sternum Bar

The sternum bar, item #1554, provides a deterant against livestock dropping down while in the squeeze. Cattle ranchers may also refer to this as a breast bar or a brisket bar.

Hi-Hog’s sternum bar pins into floor brackets that are mounted to the floor of the cattle chute. This mounting method allows the sternum bar to be removed or installed quickly and easily if required. To minimize the opportunity for livestock injury Hi-Hog’s sternum bar does not extend, as do some manufacturers sternum bars, through the head gate opening.

PA Squeeze Tailgate, Item #1546

Shown in 1 of 2 raised locked positions

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Parallel axis cattle squeeze replacement tailgate

Squeeze Tailgate

This tailgate is designed to work with Hi-Hog’s parallel axis squeeze body. The tailgate slides in channels at the rear of the squeeze. The tailgate comes with a spring loaded plunger latch. This latch locks the tailgate securely both in the lower position and in the raised position. There are two locking heights at the raised position. The tailgate comes with extended legs so the tailgate cannot come out of the track.

A counterweight mounted on the squeeze body reduces the effort required to raise the tailgate (see next slide).

Tail gate counterweight assist

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Cattle squeeze tail gate lift assist kit

The counterweight assist reduces the effort required to raise the tailgate without sacrificing the strength and durability of the tailgate itself. Item #1547. This kit works on the same premise as the old double hung windows that used counterweights hidden in the window frame to make it easier to lift the window panels.

This item comes standard on all new Hi-Hog parallel axis squeeze chutes.

Heavy Duty Timing Chains

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Replacement head gate timing chains

Since December 1994 Hi-Hog has used extra heavy duty timing chains for smooth, reliable operation. Please contact the office if you have an issue with your Hi-Hog timing chains at 1-800-661-7002.

Offset ratchet bars for the Hi-Hog squeeze

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Ratchet cogs for the Hi-Hog cattle squeeze

The locking mechanism controlling the side squeeze on the Hi-Hog parallel axis squeeze chute is controlled by two offset ratchet cogs. The offset nature of the cogs ensures that the adjustment is smooth and the lock is positive. The ratchets are made from hardened steel for a long reliable life.

Some of our squeeze chutes have handled tens of thousands of head. Over time these cogs may wear and may need to be replaced.

Rope guide pulleys for the Hi-Hog squeeze

  • Self-catch cattle squeeze head gate, Item 100
  • Neck extender, Item 106
  • Retro-fit head gate handle, Item 1555
  • Sternum bar, Item 1554
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate, Item 1546
  • Parallel axis squeeze tail gate assist, Item 1547
  • Heavy duty head gate timing chains
  • Squeeze ratchets
  • Pulleys

 

Cattle squeeze chute parts and options

Pulley's for the Hi-Hog chute

The 2 1/2″ tyvar pulleys we use to guide the ropes that operate the tailgate on Hi-Hog’s parallel axis squeeze chute are custom made in house.