Whether you call them crushes, cradles or chutes…we know just how to build them.

Maplehurst Fence Company has expertise and working knowledge for the design and construction
of deer crushes for a variety of custom applications. We've built enough deer crushes to know how, why, and for what reasons.

Maplehurst Fence MKIV

MARK IV Deer Crush
Retails for $3,775

Designed to accommodate bigger racks.
Larger animals enter more smoothly. Works well on Elk. Please specify the elongated version for customers with Elk or Red/Elk Hybrids. Additional charge dependent on total specification change (door on working area, etc.)

Optional Front Sliding Door $350 Extra

Maplehurst Fence MkV

MARK V Deer Crush:
Base unit retails for $3,675

Optional Rear Sliding Door $850 Extra
Developed especially for Whitetail Deer.
Features ample number of access panels. Adjustable

MARK IV and V Deer Crushes:
Made to order in about 4 to 6 weeks. Front door hinge and operator side is customer's choice.
   (right side is the side on right as it is viewed from the front.)
Advise customer not to line with padding.
Must be shipped in one piece.
  The MKIV are approximately 675 pounds and the MKV is approximately 775 pounds (with rear door).
Crush is designed for indoor use. Outdoor plywood at additional cost.
Unit is not designed to accept platform scale system. Weighing system should be independently installed
   at some other location due to frequency of weighing versus complete constraint.

OPERATION of MARK IV and V Deer Crushes:
Deer enters open end. One lever manually releases floor when deer is fully entered.
Deer gently falls to "squeeze" fit and can be constrained further with top line, fast-action clearing.
Tag, exam, medicate deer.
Release of deer is accomplished with an easy-open second lever allowing weight of deer to move entire
   operator side panel. Deer is gently lowered to the ground without trauma.
   Exit door should be opened simultaneously with second lever action.
Return operator side panel; and restore connection. Return drop floor, with drop floor rope and restore connection.
   Crush is ready for next deer. Front door is a Dutch-type door, which allows greater access to front of the deer
   if necessary.

Deer Crush Order Form

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Maplehurst Deer, Inc. is available for complete consultation.
Consulting rate for Graeme Lawrence is $850 per single day, plus expenses.

 

 
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