Huber Ag Equipment offers products not found anywhere else in North America
February 1, 2019
Billings, Mont.— Huber Ag Equipment started in 2012 by husband and wife team, Marlin and Myrna Huber. Living on their first-generation farm just north of Coronation, Alberta they have six kids. Along with goats, cattle, sheep, and horses, they also have a custom haying and feeding operation.
Myrna and Marlin decided to try out the entrepreneurial lifestyle because they wanted equipment that would help them operate better.
"We were looking for a better way to do things," commented Myrna. With busy kids, full time jobs, and a farm to operate the Huber's needed equipment that would be the most efficient.
Huber Ag Equipment sells several different products for a range of companies. They offer equipment that is unique in the Canada and United States region.
As the only dealers in North America for the Ritchie Combi Clamp, the Hubers are proud to offer this low-stress, sheep handling implement. This chute is operated by a foot peddle and can be used for dagging, drenching, vaccinating, tagging and hoof trimming. It was designed in New Zealand and manufactured in the United Kingdom.
Advantage Feeders is another products the Huber's are planning on bringing down to the MATE. It's a three-in-one feeder for cattle and sheep. It controls the supplemental grain fed and keeps the pH level balanced. With less feed livestock will gain more than compared to pail feeding once or twice a day.
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Another product that Myrna was excited to talk about is the Hay Boss, a netting that fits around a round bale. As livestock, specifically horses, eat the hay the netting shrinks with the bale, reducing waste. Hay Boss is made in Alberta, Canada.
"It's important to us to have good connections with our customers," Myrna said as she was setting up for a trade show in Canada at the time of the interview. One of Myrna's favorite things about owning their own business is "working together as a family, and I love talking to new people." The Hubers value talking with producers to find out what works and doesn't, and then relaying that information directly to the manufacturers in order to create a better product.
Meet Myrna and Marlin and discover their exclusive equipment at the MATE Show in booth #700 in the Montana Pavilion. Learn more about them at https://www.huberequipment.com/