Ranch and Property Cattle Corral Designs


Click on the diagrams or the pictures to obtain larger layouts of the cattle corral and cattle yard designs show on this page. Curved races facilitate the movement of cattle through the cattle handling facility. The drawings contain all the measurements for building the facility. The basic curve design works well for both ranch and feedlot cattle handling and processing. This page also contains links to detail drawings for a cattle and pig race and truck loading ramp. It also includes diagrams of fencing for bison.

Cattle Layouts

Restricted space design
Corral for handling cattle on ranches
Basic Curve Design
Australian Cattle Ranch
Cattle Corral for Sorting
Schematic drawing of a V cattle chute with oneway gate (cross section)
Schematic drawing of a oneway gate and solid fence typical
Schematic drawing of a cattle loading ramp (side view)
Schematic drawing of a loading chute and catwalk
Schematic drawing of a loading dock (top view)
Schematic drawing of a self aligning bumper
Schematic drawing of a cattle dip vat
Schematic drawing of a cattle dip vat (cross section)
Schematic drawing of a cattle dip dip vat (side view)

Solid Fence Details for Bison

Details shown with toe slot and grab rail so a person can climb out
End View Side View

Pig Layouts

Pig Race Design With Restricted Space
Truck loading ramp design for pigs

More information and step by step instructions for building curved livestock handling facilities is in the book, Humane Livestock Handling, by Temple Grandin and Mark Deesing, published by Storey Publishing, North Adams, MA, USA.


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