Cowco, Inc. was formed in 1995, our goal was to distribute and service, quality safe and efficient cattle handling equipment. To further that goal, we have designed and manufactured our own line of working Chutes, Alleyways, Crowding Tubs, Panels and other accessories. We wanted to ensure a design that was user friendly and maintained noise reduction within our cattle system. To compliment our cattle system, we also offer other quality brands of livestock equipment, such as Easy Way, Pride of the Farm, Callicrate Banders, Jug Waterers, Bazooka Farmstar, Digi-Star. We also serve as a factory Rep. for S.I. Feeders. Our Mission: To provide products that minimize stress and maximize safety for both the livestock and operator.
S.I FEEDERS HAS BEEN WITH COWCO, INC SINCE 1997, AS WE BECAME THERE FACTORY REP. FOR INDIANA, MICHIGAN, OHIO, WEST VIRGINIA, KENTUCKY, AND HALF OF THE SOUTHERN STATE OF ILLINOIS. S.I. IS KNOWN FOR HAVING THE VERY FIRST FEEDER WAGONS ON THE MARKET. ALL OF S.I. FEEDER’S ARE EQUIPPED WITH FEED SAVER LIPS, TO CUT DOWN ON THE AMOUNT OF FEED LOST. THE BUNKS AND WAGONS BOTH COME WITH SLANTED BARS TO REDUCE TOSSED FEED. THE FEEDERS HAVE ADEQUATE DRAIN HOLES ON EACH END OF THE WAGON/BUNKS. S.I. FEEDERS ARE COATED WITH ACID RESISTANT PAINT TO HELP PROVIDE RESISTANCE AGAINST ANY CORROSION.
EASY WAY CATTLE OILERS HAS BEEN WITH COWCO SINCE THE LATE 90’S. THE CATTLE OILERS ARE WICK FEED (NOT A PUMP). THE WICKS AND CURTAINS ARE VERY EASY TO REPLACE. EASY WAY OILERS DO HAVE POLY TANKS FOR A LONGER LIFE SPAN. THE BASE LEGS ARE SUPER HEAVY AND HOT DIP GALVANIZED. EASY WAY DOES OFFER THE RUGGED RIBBED AND SMOOTH SCRATCHERS. THE HEIGHT OF THE OILERS CAN BE ADJUSTED.
DIGI-STAR HAS BEEN WITH COWCO SINCE THE LATE 90’S. THEY HAVE THE MOST EXTENDED WARRANTY ON THE MARKET FOR A TOTAL OF 3 YEARS. DIGI-STAR ALSO HAS A 24/7 TECHNICAL SUPPORT. DIGI-STAR OFFERS TWO STYLES OF PLATFORMS (LOW PROFILE FLAT PLATFORM / TROUGH PLATFORM), BOTH WHICH ARE MADE FROM ALUMINUM. DIGI-STAR OFFERS A FEW DIFFERENT OF STYLES WHEN IT COMES TO INDICATORS. THE STARTING MODEL IS THE 300 INDICATOR WHICH HAS THE BASIC READING AND CAN BE RAN WITH 2 AA BATTERIES FOR PORTABLE USE. OUR TOP END IS OUR 4600 SERIES INDICATOR THAT HAS A BUILT-IN MEMORY, KEY PAD TO MANUAL DATA ENTRY, AND IS ABLE TO IMPORT E.I.D. READINGS
PRIDE OF THE FARM HAS BEEN WITH COWCO SINCE THE late 90’S, ALTHOUGH THEY STARTED DEVELOPING THEIR WATERERS IN 1913. PRIDE HAS AN EXTENSIVE LINE OF ENERGY FREE AND ELECTRIC WATERERS. PRIDE HAS THE BEST WARRANTY IN THE INDUSTRY FOR THEIR WATERERS; ALL POLY MAIN COMPONENTS HAVE A 5 YEAR UNCONDITIONAL WARRANTY, AN ADDITIONAL 11 YEARS PRO-RATED WARRANTY, AND VALVES & HEATERS HAVE UP TO A 18 MONTH UNCONDITIONAL WARRANTY. PRIDE OF THE FARM CREATED THE ORIGINAL BULL MINERAL FEEDER. THE BULL MINERAL FEEDERS HAS A REINFORCED RUBBED TOP TO HELP SUSTAIN A LONGER LIFE-SPAN.
JUG – JOE STARTED DEALING JUGS IN THE EARLY 80’S, AND COWCO,INC STARTED WORKING WITH JUG IN THE LATE 90’S. JUG WATERS ARE BACKED WITH THE STRONGEST WARRANTY IN THE INDUSTRY. ANIMALS DO ADJUST EASILY TO THE NEW STYLE OF DRINKING FROM THE JUG WATERERS. JUG HAS A UNIQUE DRAW TUBE DESIGN WITH A FEED TRAP TO KEEP THE WATER CLEAN. The livestock waterers do not have any LIDS, FLAPS, BALLS, OR DISK, further more CREATING AN OPEN BOWL DESIGN. JUG HAS AN EXTERNAL DRAIN PLUG AND AN EXTERNAL FLOAT ADJUSTMENT, for that reason The jug waterers are very simple to use.
CALLICRATE HAS BEEN WITH COWCO,INC SINCE THE late 90’S. THE CALLICRATE BANDER™ HAS EARNED A REPUTATION AS THE MOST HUMANE AND EFFECTIVE BLOODLESS CASTRATION METHOD ON THE MARKET, RECOMMENDED BY VETERINARIANS, ANIMAL HANDLING SPECIALISTS AND CATTLE PRODUCERS. CALLICRATE BANDS ARE MADE IN THE USA
FARMSTAR CREEP FEEDERS HAVE BUILT-IN RAIN GUTTERS. THE FEED DOOR IS REMOVABLE. CREEP PENS SWING UP AND LOCK IN FOR EASY TRANSPORTATION. FARMSTAR DOES PAINT THE INSIDES OF THEIR CREEP FEEDERS FOR A LONGER LIFE-SPAN. THERE IS A BUILT IN FEED AGITATOR ROD IN MOST OF THE CREEP FEEDERS. THE EDGES ARE SQUARED OFF AND NOT TAPERED TO PROVIDE BETTER RAIN PROTECTION.