Series 8 Smallholder

Series 8 Smallholder

The ideal starter pack in our Series 8, the Smallholder is suitable for penning groups of 50 sheep. Made from aluminium it is lightweight, easy to move and can be transported on the back of a pick up or trailer. All yards are built in a modular format which allows you to add components as your flock grows, future proofing your investment.

 

Our yards are designed and manufactured at our Hampshire factory and are fully supported with after care sales and advice from our experts in stock control. Whether you’re new to mobile yards or a seasoned user there is a wealth of information and practical advice available in our advice section . Use our product comparison table; to help you select the right yard and our home page; highlights the benefits of owning a Rappa mobile yard.

 

There are five other yards to choose from. The Series 8 includes; Buggy. The Series 10 includes; Compact, Standard and Super . The Series 12 includes; Super . If you would like more information or to place an order please call us 01264 810665.

  • Smallholder Yard
    • Suitable for penning up to 50 sheep
    • 6 x 7ft | 2.1m Aluminium hurdles provides 42ft of penning. Can be increased by using a boundary fence
    • Easy to move and transport on the back of a pick-up or trailer
    •  Ideal starter pack
    •  

  • Smallholder Yard

    Standard components include:

    • 6 x Aluminium Hurdle 7ft | 2.1m
    • 1 x Panel 8ft | 2.5m
    • 1 x Panel and Side Gate 8ft | 2.5m
    • 1 x Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m
    • 1 x Spreader 18in | 0.5m

    View our options and accessories to customise your yard.

  • Smallholder Yard
    • Lightweight, heat-treated aluminium components for superior strength
    • Multiple set-up configurations to suit any task
    • Floating design reduces pressure on the hurdles
    • Non-reflective easy-clean panels that encourage stock flow
  • Smallholder Yard
    • Vertical rail hurdles reduce the incidences of broken legs
    • All panel heights can be adjusted in the field using the multiple lugs found on all our spreaders
    • Rounded hurdle design allows easy drag across any terrain
    • Designed and manufactured at our Hampshire factory
    • All our products are fully supported with after sales advice from our experts in stock control
    • Our manufacturing process and trailers are Type Approved meaning strong, reliable, quality products every time
    • We have a range of yards to suit every farmer, every situation and every need
    • All our yards have a modular design. The system can be tailored to your needs and expanded as your flock grows
  • Smallholder Yard
    • Suitable for penning up to 50 sheep
    • 6 x 7ft | 2.1m Aluminium hurdles provides 42ft of penning. Can be increased by using a boundary fence
    • Easy to move and transport on the back of a pick-up or trailer
    •  Ideal starter pack
    •  

  • Smallholder Yard

    Standard components include:

    • 6 x Aluminium Hurdle 7ft | 2.1m
    • 1 x Panel 8ft | 2.5m
    • 1 x Panel and Side Gate 8ft | 2.5m
    • 1 x Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m
    • 1 x Spreader 18in | 0.5m

    View our options and accessories to customise your yard.

  • Smallholder Yard
    • Lightweight, heat-treated aluminium components for superior strength
    • Multiple set-up configurations to suit any task
    • Floating design reduces pressure on the hurdles
    • Non-reflective easy-clean panels that encourage stock flow
  • Smallholder Yard
    • Vertical rail hurdles reduce the incidences of broken legs
    • All panel heights can be adjusted in the field using the multiple lugs found on all our spreaders
    • Rounded hurdle design allows easy drag across any terrain
    • Designed and manufactured at our Hampshire factory
    • All our products are fully supported with after sales advice from our experts in stock control
    • Our manufacturing process and trailers are Type Approved meaning strong, reliable, quality products every time
    • We have a range of yards to suit every farmer, every situation and every need
    • All our yards have a modular design. The system can be tailored to your needs and expanded as your flock grows
Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium Hurdle with top uprights to prevent leg breakage.  Heat treated for strength. Complete with Long Pin. Used for the collecting and drafting pens, also useful for lambing pens.

Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panels with non reflective matt plastic coated boards for easy wash down.

Panel with Side Gate - Left Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Left Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Aluminium framed panel with Let Out/Drafting gate. Ideal for drafting or turning sheep when working in the race. Catch on the handle allows the gate to be locked in position if required.

Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Aluminium framed panel with Let Out/Drafting gate. Ideal for drafting or releasing sheep when working in the race. Catch on the handle allows the gate to be locked in position if required.

Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m
Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m

Designed to slide in and out of the yard base or Spreader. Ideal for holding sheep in a narrow race.

Spreader 18in | 0.5m
Spreader 18in | 0.5m

A great way to make a stable race for foot bathing or any other job where you want to work outside the race. Multi height lugs allow height adjustment on the panels. Will take a Drop In gate.

Single Drench Race

A 33in | 0.8m wide drenching race is the optimum width to hold a sheep whilst working in the race, maintaining maximum through put and accurate drenching. Comprising of:

2x Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
2x Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panels with non reflective matt plastic coated boards for easy wash down. Coupling makes yard base connection easy.

2x Panels with Coupling. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
2x Panels with Coupling. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panels with non reflective matt plastic coated boards for easy wash down. Coupling makes yard base connection easy.

Spreader  18in | 0.8m
Spreader 18in | 0.8m

Locate Panels and Hurdles to form a sturdy race, multi height lugs allow panel height to adjust. Lightweight and strong.

Spreader and Gate 33in | 0.8m
Spreader and Gate 33in | 0.8m

Spring mounted gate with lock shut pin.  Spring is over centred to keep the gate either closed or open. Useful at the end of a single drench race.

Forcing Pen

A very important part of the system and vital to maintain good flow. Kept small, with the 6ft | 1.8m Forcing Gate used to "sweep" sheep in from the main pen behind, it ensures that they stay tight and will move forward as they sense movement into the race. Comprising of:

4x Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m
4x Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium Hurdle with top uprights to prevent leg breakage. Heat treated for strength. Complete with Long Pin. Use to make your pen, use as many as you need.

Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m
Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m

Used as part of a small forcing pen to "sweep" sheep in from the main pen, it ensures they stay tight and will move forward as they sense movement into the race.

Forcing Pen High Gate

The same arrangement as with our standard Forcing Pen but comes with our 7ft | 2.1m Aluminium Hurdles in place of the standard. The added height, 39in | 1.0m as opposed to the standard 36in | 0.9m can be useful if the sheep are nervous or prone to jumping.  Kept small, with the 6ft | 1.8m Forcing Gate used to "sweep" sheep in from the main pen behind, it ensures that they stay tight and will move forward as they sense movement into the race. Comprising of:

4x Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 39in | 1.0m
4x Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Higher version of our standard 7ft | 2.1m Aluminium Hurdle, particularly useful with flighty sheep or forcing pen. Complete with Long Pin.

Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m
Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m

Used as part of a small forcing pen to "sweep" sheep in from the main pen, it ensures they stay tight and will move forward as they sense movement into the race.

Aluminium Hurdle. Length 5ft | 1.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Aluminium Hurdle. Length 5ft | 1.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium Hurdle with top uprights to prevent leg breakage. Heat treated for strength. Complete with Long Pin. Used for the collecting and drafting pens, also useful for lambing pens.

Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length 5ft | 1.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length 5ft | 1.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Higher version of our standard 5ft | 1.5m Aluminium Hurdle, particularly useful with flighty sheep or forcing pen. Complete with Long Pin.

Aluminium Hurdle. Length 6ft | 1.8m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Aluminium Hurdle. Length 6ft | 1.8m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium Hurdle with top uprights to prevent leg breakage. Heat treated for strength. Complete with Long Pin. Used for the collecting and drafting pens, also useful for lambing pens.

Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Aluminium Hurdle. Length 7ft | 2.1m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium Hurdle with top uprights to prevent leg breakage.  Heat treated for strength. Complete with Long Pin. Used for the collecting and drafting pens, also useful for lambing pens.

Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length: 7ft | 2.1m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Aluminium Hurdle - Tall. Length: 7ft | 2.1m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Higher version of our standard 7ft | 2.1m Aluminium Hurdle, particularly useful with flighty sheep or forcing pen. Complete with Long Pin.

Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panels with non reflective matt plastic coated boards for easy wash down.

Panel with Coupling. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel with Coupling. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panels with non reflective matt plastic coated boards for easy wash down. Coupling makes yard base connection easy.

Panel with Side Gate - Left Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Left Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Aluminium framed panel with Let Out/Drafting gate. Ideal for drafting or turning sheep when working in the race. Catch on the handle allows the gate to be locked in position if required.

Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Panel with Side Gate - Right Hand. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Aluminium framed panel with Let Out/Drafting gate. Ideal for drafting or releasing sheep when working in the race. Catch on the handle allows the gate to be locked in position if required.

Tall Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m
Tall Panel. Length 8ft | 2.5m, Height 39in | 1.0m

Higher version of our standard Panel, particularly useful with flighty sheep when drenching. Complete with Long Pin.

Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m
Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m
Forcing Gate 6ft | 1.8m

Used as part of a small forcing pen to "sweep" sheep in from the main pen, it ensures they stay tight and will move forward as they sense movement into the race.

Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m
Drop-in Gate 18in | 0.5m

Designed to slide in and out of the yard base or Spreader. Ideal for holding sheep in a narrow race.

Guillotine Gate 18in | 0.5m
Guillotine Gate 18in | 0.5m
Guillotine Gate 18in | 0.5m

Ideal for speeding up the job by releasing sheep whilst staying behind them. It also saves a lot of walking.  Especially useful with a footbath. Utilises the same 18in | 0.5m width as the Spreader and Anti Backing Gate.

Anti-Backing Gate 18in | 0.5m
Anti-Backing Gate 18in | 0.5m
Anti-Backing Gate 18in | 0.5m

Simple sprung loaded bars allow the sheep to flow in one direction but stop them reversing or backing out of the race. Utilises the same 18in | 0.5m width as the Spreader and Guillotine Gate.

Spreader 18in | 0.5m
Spreader 18in | 0.5m

A great way to make a stable race for foot bathing or any other job where you want to work outside the race. Multi height lugs allow height adjustment on the panels. Will take a Drop In gate.

Spreader 33in | 0.8m
Spreader 33in | 0.8m
Spreader 33in | 0.8m

Locate panels and hurdles to form a sturdy race, multi height lugs allow panel height to adjust. Lightweight and strong.

Spreader and Gate. 33in | 0.8m
Spreader and Gate. 33in | 0.8m
Spreader and Gate. 33in | 0.8m

Spring mounted gate with lock shut pin. Spring is over centred to keep the gate either closed or open. Useful at the end of a single drench race.

Panel with Coupling. Length 4ft | 1.2m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel with Coupling. Length 4ft | 1.2m, Height 36in | 0.9m
Panel with Coupling. Length 4ft | 1.2m, Height 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium framed panel, shorter that the standard and ideal for connecting a Double Fill race to the yard base. Use with our Swing Gate. Coupling makes connection easy.

W Spreader and Gate 33in | 0.8m
W Spreader and Gate 33in | 0.8m
W Spreader and Gate 33in | 0.8m

A double/tandem version of our standard Forcing Gate, each gate opens on opposite sides and forms the end of a double fill drench race.

Swing Gate 33in | 0.8m
Swing Gate 33in | 0.8m
Swing Gate 33in | 0.8m

Hangs off a W Spreader 33in | 0.8m to facilitate loading of sheep into each side of a double fill race system. Use in conjunction with the 4ft | 1.2m Panels.

W Spreader 33in | 0.8m
W Spreader 33in | 0.8m

A double/tandem version of our standard Spreader. Helps locate panels to form a sturdy double fill race. Also locates the Swing Gate if using.

Hurdle Support Post
Hurdle Support Post
Hurdle Support Post

Essential to create a stable large pen. Easy to attach without detaching the Aluminium Hurdles or removing the pin. Comes with a short pin to hold fast to the ground and with slopped bottom to make dragging easy.

Long Pin 36in | 0.9m
Long Pin 36in | 0.9m

Aluminium standard coupling pin used to connect all of our hurdles. Every hurdle and panel come with one Long Pin.

Short Pin 12in | 0.3m
Short Pin 12in | 0.3m

Used to secure the Hurdle Support Post, use two per post to secure to the ground and reduce movement.

Two Way Connector
Two Way Connector

Allows a little extra coupling space when hurdles or panels are tight. Especially useful when running a hurdle off the Yard Base.

Three Way Connector
Three Way Connector

Allows three Hurdles or Panels to be connected. Especially useful when you want to create a pen or spur from a run of Hurdles.

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