VALEGO™ Nest Systems for Eggs
Provide the most productive environment. Offering a secure and controlled environment, eggs are ensured a safer trip from the hen to the collection table.
Rack-Drive Expulsion (RDE) System
- Patented rack-drive expulsion system offers superior egg protection and moves out ALL the birds.
- Requires less labor than competitive systems, helping to lower production costs.
Film-Faced Plywood Construction
- Walls and roofs are made with durable, A-grade, film-faced plywood.
- Provides a sturdy, QUIET environment for birds.
- Easier to clean and more durable than plastic or steel construction.
- Dissipates moisture quickly to resist mold.
- Two tier nests available in the VALEGO™ Pagoda™ nest style.
- Galvanized steel frame assembled with TAPTITE® screws.*
- Strong support structure with adjustable stainless steel legs.
- Self-cleaning AstroTurf® pads.*
*AstroTurf® and TAPTITE® are not owned or licensed by CTB, Inc. and are the sole property of their respective owners.
- Plastic slats are nailed to a wooden frame.
- Proven, highly durable design.
- Easy to maintain.
- Polypropylene, UV protected
- Mesh size 1.6 x .9 inches (40 x 22 mm)
- 38.6 x 24.6 inches (980 x 625 mm)
- Galvanized steel beams
- Available in every requested width
- Film-faced plywood
- Optional 1-3 row perforations
- Front height from 11.8 inches (300 mm) to 31.5 inches (800 mm)
- Thickness .5 inches (12 mm)
Egg Collection & Control
- Chore-Time’s egg belts, expeller and controls comprise a total egg collection system that ensures a safe trip for the egg from the hen to the collection table.
- The Control Unit programs the daily opening and closing of the expeller to optimize the period when hens have access to the nests.
- The Control also initiates slight movement of the expeller during egg collection, which permits birds to stay in the nests yet helps to prevent accidental bird damage to the eggs.
Galvanized steel frame with five galvanized steel perches. Each perch is 98.4-inches (2500 mm) long and adds 41 feet (12.5 m) of perch capacity. Frame is foldable for higher flexibility and easier storage. Stable when placed on top of hardwood or plastic slats.
VALEGO™ Drive Unit
Motorized drive unit for two 250-mm woven or polypropylene egg belts. Safely transfers eggs onto egg collection table, cross conveyor or egg elevator. Variable speed from 2.62 to 13.12 ft/min (0.8 to 4 m/min).
VALEGO™ Drive Unit with Egg Collection Table
Motorized drive unit for two egg belts. Integrated table for manual egg packing. Variable speed from 2.62 to 13.12 ft/min (0.8 to 4 m/min)
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