If you have dairy goats, you know that milking can sometimes be a challenge. So we’ve introduced a milking headpiece that fits neatly onto our trimming stand to securely hold nannies at a comfortable height.
Built-in feeding tray holds enough feed to distract your animals during milking. Locking headpiece holds them in place—they can’t leave until the milking is complete.
- Headpiece adjusts to accommodate goats large and small (more so than other available headpieces)
- Lightweight design is easy to move from place to place throughout the barn
- Securely holds goats at a comfortable height for milking (floor of stand is 22" above the ground)
- Hot-dip galvanized for years of use
- Comes with a convenient carry handle
- Ramp and side rails sold separately
New! Optional Wheel Kit: Save your back and legs from carrying the stand. Wheel kit inserts into base of stand.
Easily convert the milking stand into a trimming stand by adding a trimming stand headpiece.
- Inexpensive and durable; we challenge anyone to match Premier’s combination of cost and quality.
- Securely hold animals at a comfortable height for milking (22" from the ground)
- Built-in feeding tray holds enough feed to occupy nannies during milking
- Hot-dip galvanizing ensures an attractive appearance and the lowest cost per year of use. (Hot-dip galvanized steel resists rusting longer than painted steel.)
- Lightweight design is easy to carry and store
- SHIPS FREE via Ground Service within the contiguous USA
- Dimensions: 20"W x 48"L
- Includes adjustable headpiece and tray, but not ramp, side rails or wheel kit
Milking Headpiece and Tray
- Included when purchasing a Milking Stand; available separately for those converting a Trimming Stand.
- Headpiece: 1" x 1" square tube is 28"H (measured from the bottom of the headpiece). Opening width varies from 7.5" to 2.5"; (5) top adjustment positions and (3) bottom adjustment positions
- Tray Dimensions: 10"W x 6"L x 2.5"H
- Thumbscrew enables users to adjust the front vertical bar up or down to fit most animals
- Galvanized steel
Optional Accessories (sold separately)
- Side Rails
- Dimensions: 21-1/2"W x 25"L
- Side rails fit securely to the stand to reduce animal movement
- Reduces risk of accidental falls from the platform
- Dimensions: 20"W x 48"L
- Reduces effort and risk of injury to both animal and user
- Hooks directly into the mesh floor of the stand
- Integrated folding handle is convenient for carrying and storage
- New! Wheel Kit
- Save strain on your back and legs when carrying the stand
- Inserts into the base of stand for easy transport
- Insert guides are 18.25" apart
- 8" diameter wheels
- Trimming Headpiece
- Change the headpiece and you’ll have two stands in one!
- Securely holds polled or horned sheep and goats
- Fits everything from Shetlands to Suffolks
- Fine tune your show animals appearance by focusing on fitting the animal and not holding them still
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Randi B from California
Very sturdy and tall enough so I can sit comfortably while hand milking, but because it's so tall a ramp is a must with my little Nigerians. It is adjustable so it fits my Nubian and Nigerians.
The only negative thing I can say is I wish the feed tray came out or they made a compatible rubber or plastic insert to go with it for easy clean up.
Overall I'm happy with it.
Amanda W from Oregon
Excellent stanchion, easy to assemble and fold down. The ramp is really a must as it is much taller than I pictured in my head and would be quite the jump for most does. The trimming head is great, especially for doing bucks that are usually too big for regular stanchions.
The wheel kit adds unnecessary height when using the stand but is excellent for moving it around and easily comes off and on. The side rails are especially great for those shy or nervous goats that want to step off the side. I plan to try them out to support a belly sling for AI this fall.
My only issue with the milking headpiece is that the feed tray is rather shallow and does not come off, meaning I have to take the entire headpiece off to dump the tray or clean it. I have mice in my barn so a removable feed dish would be nice to help keep the mouse poop out of the feeder (with my other stands I use hook-over feeders and take the pans off after use, storing them upside down).
Still a good product and I hope they can brainstorm a way to make the feed tray removable without compromising sturdiness.
Andrea B from Georgia
I purchased 4 of the "Headpiece and Tray (only)". The tray cannot be removed and cleaned. This needs to be re-engineered!!! Also, within one year there's rust! I contacted the company and they can't do anything.
Tiffany E from Arizona
It is a nice, sturdy stand. The directions are nearly non existent but it's pretty simple to figure out. I also don't like the design of the feed pan. You can't remove it to clean it out and water collects in it.
Laura R from Oregon
This is a sturdy milk stand but I think that’s the only positive thing I have to say about it. I’ll have to cut down the legs a little for my NDs (I don’t want the ramp, it takes up too much space and it’s expensive). The head piece has a design flaw in that the 2 bolts given to attach it to the rest of the stand don’t allow the male and female pieces to join tightly together (hard to describe). This allows the headpiece to rattle quite a bit. I see a way to modify it by welding it so that the headpiece can be attached just like the welded nut and bolt they used to attach the headpiece mount to the actual stand, right below those non-functional bolts (unfortunately that’s not going to make a lot of sense really without a picture for reference, or without looking at the unit). The tray is also a design flaw, it’s not removable, so it’s not very functional—I’ll have to figure out a way to modify that as well (maybe find a removable liner for the tray, or I would prefer to just remove the tray and re-weld an attachment for a feed pan that can be removed for cleaning). Overall the stand is sturdy and looks nice but with all of the design flaws it’s a total miss, especially for the price. I’ll have to take it to a metal fab place and see what they can do to redesign it.
I also feel like it would be a little too narrow for standard goats.
Overall the stand is sturdy, and the headpiece has a nice black plastic/rubber handle on it (to be honest, that is the feature that made me purchase this stand over a different one, it looked to have more finished details—it does not, and you can get rubber handle grips online if it’s important to you). If I could return this stand I absolutely would, I’m really bummed I bought this. :/