Livestock Cable Shade Systems


Tensioned shade cloth system designed for spanning long distances between posts.

Polytex has become the leading supplier of Livestock Shade Systems in the Australian market. Providing both new and replacement Shade Sails and systems to suit your individual need.

Polytex’s Cable Shade Systems are an innovative tensioned shade cloth system designed to span long distances between posts.

Often this Tension Shade System can span your whole pen distance meaning there are no obstructing posts or guy wires, allowing easy access and clearing.

Providing shade for your livestock is important to protect them from heat exhaustion during the Australian summer months. While cattle and other livestock have a remarkable ability to cope with environmental stress, the combination of high temperature and humidity, with high levels of solar radiation and minimal airflow, can lead to increased levels of stress and exceed the animals’ ability to dissipate body heat.

Excessive heat load in feedlot cattle or other livestock can lead to significant production losses, welfare issues, and even death. Providing shade is one strategy that is commonly used to reduce the impact of intense heat conditions on your livestock.

Further benefits and options you have with Polytex’s Cable Shade System:

  • Improvement in your productivity and increased profitability with healthier and stronger livestock
  • Alternate post heights for efficient shade durations & Water runoff
  • Permanent/Durable Infrastructure
  • Optimum fabric tensioning
  • Flexibility of installation positioning
  • Variable shade sizing
  • Winter deployment options
  • Replacement efficiency (should a shade be damaged)

There are a number of different shade structure options and the best one for your feedlot or sale yard depends on your setup. The team at Polytex are here to help you through the whole process so feel free to give us a call or request a quote and we’ll be in touch.

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