Project Description


Sheep Forcing Pen with Swing and Glide Gate

A circular forcing pen is situated behind the race to hold the sheep in place before guiding them into the race.

Shepherdsmate Sheep Forcing Pen:

  • Swing and slide gate which passes through a pivot wheel and behind next batch of sheep
  • 16 foot in diameter forcing pen
  • Sheeted to limited sheep’s view, enticing her to run up the race
  • Clockwise motion which reduces size of pen and entices sheep up the race
  • Slide bolt is built into the gate at each end

Key Uses

  • Guiding sheep into the race
  • Quick flow of sheep