Every issue of Hobby Farms magazine, our editors search for items that are useful to hobby farmers, whether they’re heavier equipment such as tractor attachments, useful tools, innovative helper items or accessories for livestock management.
So have a look at the things we found that can help your farm run better or keep you and your animals safer.
1. Stall Heater
Kalglo-brand controlled electric infrared stall heaters provide local comfort heat without affecting the temperature of the entire barn.
2. Farrier’s Shirt
This Patagonia Farrierâ€™s shirt is made of hemp and recycled polyester blend and comes in menâ€™s and womenâ€™s versions.
3. Grooming & Bathing Gloves
HandsOn gloves promote circulation, shed coats quickly and keep hands clean while bathing and grooming a dog or cat.
4. Debris Collection System
TruckLoaders let you fit more fallen leaves and debris in your truck bed or trailer before you have to unload; include an adjustable discharge chute; and can be skid-, hitch- or tailgate-mounted.
5. UTV Snow Plow
SnowExâ€™s new straight blade plow for UTVs measures 6-feet wide and can angle to 5-feet, 4-inches wide for narrower applications.
6. Coop Odor Eliminator
Control ammonia odor and help dry out coops when chickens spend more time indoors with Chick Flic odor eliminator.
7. Snow Pusher
These new 20-Series snow pushers from Worksaver come in widths of 4 and 5 feet and are designed for subcompact tractors with as much as 30 horsepower.
8. Transport Racks
Constructed from aluminum and fiberglass reinforced nylon, Pioneer Elevation racks from Rhino-Rack can transport ladders, wood, camping gear and more.
This story originally appeared in the November/December 2017 issue of Hobby Farms magazine.