Frequently Asked Questions

What to Expect Upon the Installation of Your New Silencer

So, you’ve made the decision to buy a new Silencer cattle chute. Congratulations! You’re getting the best hydraulic squeeze chute on the market today. At A.L., we build your chute to your specifications, install it for you and show you and your workers how to use it. You’re going to benefit from all the features you need to keep your operation running smoothly.   Noise Reduction Silencer cattle chutes feature a patented noise reduction system,... Read More »

Top 5 Safety Tips for Handling Cattle

When you’re handling cattle, there are a few things that you need to remember. They’re a lot bigger than you, a lot stronger than you, and they can move a lot faster than you. That’s why it’s so important to handle them safely. Some people never learn how to do that, and they usually end up paying the price in one way or another, in the form of injuries either to themselves or to the... Read More »

How to Choose the Right Cattle Chute

There are all kinds of choices available when you’re shopping for a cattle chute. Most chutes on the market are well-built and of good quality, but it’s important to buy the right chute for the job. Each has advantages and disadvantages, depending on the size of the stock you’re working with, and the purpose of the chute. We probably don’t have to tell you that when you’re dealing with an animal that weighs, on average,... Read More »

Top 10 Things to Look for in a Chute

If you’re considering buying a cattle handling chute, you have to think about a number of things. For most producers, a squeeze chute plays a vital role in herd management, and it’s also a considerable investment. You want to make sure you get just the right chute, because if you buy something that’s not appropriate for your operation, you’re pretty much going to have to live with it. One of the finest cattle chutes on... Read More »

Taking Care of Your Silencer Chute

One of the best things about your Silencer chute is that it requires very little maintenance. You have better things to do with your time than be constantly oiling components and replacing parts – you have a herd to run! Easy Maintenance Moly Manufacturing, the maker of Silencer chutes, is very much of the belief that welded components are a disadvantage when it comes to cattle chute maintenance. That’s why they make their chutes with... Read More »