Quality Loading and Hauling Equipment Helps With Fall Transition

As the warm winds and sweet grasses of summer gradually give way to the bracing wind and tumbling leaves of fall, many livestock operations will start to move their herds toward winter grounds and shelter. In the northerly latitudes, the seasonal transition might also call for dividing herds into groups that can be kept indoors… Read more »

Head Gate Options for Your Sheep, Goats and Cattle

Giving your livestock a good headgate can help improve the care and management of your sheep, goats or cattle by making catching, sorting and restraining easier. At D-S Livestock Equipment online, we provide a wide variety of your livestock handling equipment, include headgates. Today we’re spotlighting the four headgates we offer our customers. #1 Manual… Read more »

Make Working with Your Animals Easier with a Better Work Platform

Here at D-S Livestock Equipment, we are committed to making high-quality products to users nationwide and around the world. Our livestock equipment is heavy duty, and we focus on making sure our products last for years to come all while pinpointing the necessities of what you need. One of our newest products is the BB2010… Read more »

An Electric Lift Work Platform Can Help With Raceway Procedures

Providing goats and sheep with seasonal veterinary care, general inspections, weight monitoring and other procedures play an important role in many livestock operations. Manual components and manual handling can be challenging with some animals especially when attempting to groom a stressed buck or ram. Here at D-S Livestock Handling Equipment we have years of experience providing… Read more »

A Quality Cattle Chute Helps With Sorting and Grooming

A quality and durable cattle chute plays a range of roles in seasonal operations. Not only does the unit help with the sorting and transporting of animals, it can also help with the administration of important veterinary care as well as grooming. Here at D-S Livestock Equipment headquartered in Frostburg, Maryland, we are proud to… Read more »

Handling Animals on the Show Circuit Calls for Quality Equipment

Showing your animals on a professional level is a point of pride and opportunity for many livestock operations. Presenting your prized sheep, goat or cattle not only shows off your breeding capabilities, it can also serve as a chance to network with other industry professionals. Of course, minimizing the animal’s stress level throughout the show… Read more »

A High-Quality Calving Table Helps Expedite Calving Season Activities

If you maintain a cattle ranch or other livestock operation, then calving season is likely a time of frenetic activity. Making sure that the mother and offspring are healthy and comfortable will go a long way toward expanding your operation while also remaining profitable in the long term. A high-quality calf table can often help… Read more »

Fast Order Fulfillment Helps With Cattle Herd Management

Cattle operations tend to be very active with herd management and expansion during the late spring as well as throughout the summer. Sorting, managing and transporting an expanding herd might also call for installing new panels, pens and chutes. Timeliness can be a major factor for operations that need to sort and transport mature weight… Read more »

Quality Sorting Equipment Can Help with Spring Shearing

Once seasonal lambing and breeding have been addressed many sheep operations will turn to the act of shearing. This is an essential element of maintaining the animal. At the same time, it can also be a significant source of incoming revenue. Here at D-S Livestock Equipment headquartered in Frostburg Maryland, we understand that efficiency and… Read more »

Grafting Boxes Can Reduce Stress Associated with Spring Kidding and Lambing

Spring can be a stressful and frenetic time in the livestock industry. Many operators of goat and sheep operations find themselves tasked with breeding and expanding their herds, while also trying to minimize stress to mother and offspring. This sometimes calls for separating animals with quality panels, doors and pens, as well as grafting boxes…. Read more »