Sandman and Sandman LP are designed to aerate, slope and groom free stall beds in one step. Sandman not only grooms it leaves the bed at the uphill slope that cows prefer to lay on. Raking is done at a walking pace allowing for quick preparation of the stalls. Many of our customers groom stalls daily, some groom with every milking.
Sandman's boom and rotary arm are hydraulically driven. The hydraulic boom allows the operator to lower the rotary arm between the stall loops into the bedding area. Once the boom is lowered the rotary motor is started. The operator adjusts the loader frame height so the rotary arm shovels make contact with the bedding area, then drives forward at walking speed. Sandman is able to work under the stall loops to groom and slope the bedding material.
Standard Sandman. Direct drive rotary arm.
The Sandman LP (low profile) easily fits under lower free stalls
The Sandman Mid-Mount easily attaches to your tractor.
Bolt on replaceable shovels
Scrapes the top of the curb bringing bedding back into the stall
Positions the rotary arm
Heavy duty gearbox allows clearance under lower stall loops
Improves cow comfort and dries bedding to lower SCC and Mastitis
Electric over hydraulic controls raise the boom for maneuverability. The controls also allow you to control the boom height 8" for varying bedding height.
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