Cattle Scales Equipment

For many farmers it is important that they be able to weigh each one of their cattle in order to make sure that they are growing at the right pace. This will help you to decide on how to market the cattle and other important decisions that are based upon their weight. Because of this you need to have the right type of cattle scales equipment.

One of the best types to have are the ones that are able to be linked to a computer that is next to the chute that you are using. When each animal is being weighed the scale will capture the real time weight and automatically place it in the records for the animal that you have highlighted. With the right program it will be able to provide you with the birth, weaning, and yearling weight gain and compare it when needed.

There are other types of cattle scales equipment that are built with an indicator that allows it to be memory capability in order to store the cattle and what they weigh without having a computer right next to you. When the animals have been weighed the indicator will connect to the computer wirelessly and downloaded to the machine.

It is important that you know what type of cattle scale you need by contacting different manufacturers. They will help you to understand what they have to offer and how they are able to help you. It is important to make sure that you choose one that will help to improve your business and what you need it for.

Common Scale Manufacturers

  • WW Paul Scales
  • Avery Weigh-Tronix
  • Gallagher
  • Tru-Test
  • Digi-Star
  • LBS Scales