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End of Quarter Maintenance Mixer Wagon Checklist

A Mixer in Good Condition = Cows in Good Production 1. Climb up the ladder of your feeder wagon and watch one load mix 2. Are the auger flights bending over/down? 3. Look at and analyze the plow blade/kicker on the bottom of the auger – is it… a. Good? b. Worn? c. Completely Worn?…

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Top 9 Reasons to Choose Post Equipment

We Repair it ALL! Even if we don’t sell that brand of mixer, spreader, bale processor, and so on, we will still work on those products in our shop or yours to get you back up and running promptly! Fast Reliable 24/7 Service Our service truck is on call for you 24/7. Give us a…

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Plastic Net Wrap – Affecting my Cows & Mixer?

Plastic Net Wrap - Affecting my Cows & Mixer?

Does net wrap need to come off when processing bales in a vertical mixer? Opinions vary, but most farmers do not take net wrap plastic off of their bales. If you are mixing feed for feeder cattle or fat cattle, no problem, leave it on! If you’re feeding dairy or stock cows, occasionally people will…

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Mixer Wagon Seasonal Checkup

With new calves coming in and feeding high hay rations, be sure to check for worn out knives and thin auger flighting on your feeder wagon. Those with vertical mixers should be aware that the plow blade/kicker on the bottom outside auger should be 1/4″ from the wall and the correct height for optimum mixing.…

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Welcome to Post Equipment!

Welcome to Post Equipment!

Welcome to Post Equipment! What can we all do for you? Click the play button to find out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7VYKPWfDKh4   This is our newest commercial that will be played on the jumbotron at select Outlaw Truck & Tractor Pulls this summer. If you’re at a pull, be sure to stop by our booth to get…

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Why Overfilling a Mixer Wagon is BAD NEWS

Overfilling Mixer Wagon = BAD NEWS

Reel Mixers Adds extra stress to sidewalls, chains, and bearings Breaks chains or bearings due to fatigue (loading side wall will bulge out) Feed doesn’t mix properly (have your nutritionist do bunk samples – you will find inconsistent rations) A rule of thumb: the feed should fall off the reel; when the feed rolls with…

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Self-Loading Feeder Wagon

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It’s been in northwest Iowa for a while, You may have seen it at a few dairies, Or in a parade. What is it? A self-loading feed wagon. A self-loading feed wagon? That’s right feed cattle all day and never leave one cab, Never go looking for a pay loader, Or start up two machines on a cold winter…

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