About Us

Innovative Sheep Handling Equipment

Shepherdsmate is an innovative provider of sheep handling solutions, with their company based in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan.

Providing World-Wide products, we are committed to offering our customers the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for ensuring the safety of your livestock while also reducing your overall working time. We are approved as a provider of sheep handling facilities and our products are approved for grant aid, where applicable.

Shepards Mate Sheep Handling Unit

Save Time & Reduce Workload

By installing the Shepherdsmate Sheep Handling facilities, you can expect to save time with a reduced workload and the ability to complete more tasks on your own as our products have been designed with efficiency and automation in mind. The products are easy to assemble, transportable and improve overall animal management.

Simple & Safe To Use

Our main product range includes a mobile / fixed handling race, which features a 3-way divert gate for flock division, non-return flaps to keep sheep moving forward and can be easily dismantled and transported between sites. This can also be supplied with an optional Footbath, available in 8ft extensions. Our digital weighing systems are compatible with all flock management systems. The Rollover allows for ease of sheep handling while maintaining the sheep’s comfort and safety and automatically adapts to their size. Our Forcing Pen is designed to handle a number of sheep at one time and features a swing and slide gate.

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