Handy Devices

December 2022 Handy Devices: Easy Gates

Dan Miller
By  Dan Miller , Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Easy Gates (Ray E. Watkins Jr.)

When sorting cattle or carrying bales into the feedlot, Gary Kriley, Esbon, Kansas, needed a quick way to temporarily keep the gate open or closed. He did this by welding old bolts, 2 or 3 inches long, onto his feedlot and sorting facility fencing. With the bolts in place, he can quickly loop a chain over them to hold gates open or closed.


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