Camaweigh Livestock Scales
A livestock scale is another type of special scale which is offered by Camaweigh. Now these types of scales are weighing scales which are different from the ordinary scales being used by most industries. These special scales are weighing equipment which are used for only specified purposes and can also be used for general weighing. Special weighing scales have added features and capabilities than just weighing. These weighing devices were developed industries which have the need for specialized weighing equipment. Designing and constructing special scales in any field of industry requires expert knowledge. Only a few manufacturers are able to produce high quality solutions for the needs and requirement of modern process systems. Camaweigh is a company which has experts capable of assisting companies and developing equipment they need. Camaweigh’s line of special scales is created with quality and accuracy in mind. The special scales are digital and have high accuracy ratings. This is because these special scales also make use of load cells are their primary device for weighing.
Applications of Livestock Scales
Weighing animals like cattle, cows, and other livestock is very important part of farming and ranching. By weighing the livestock, information like the current health and diet status of the animals can be determined. Livestock scales today are the ideal tool used to make weighing livestock easier, efficient, and safer. Camaweigh’s livestock weighing equipment has been proven to greatly help convert the customer’s investment into profit. Camaweigh can make a great impact in farming and ranching applications with the use of their high quality livestock scales. Livestock weighing machine make use of the same concept as weighbridges which are used when weighing vehicles or trucks. Livestock weighing machines make use of load cells which is responsible for give it very accurate weight readings.
Livestock scales generally resemble ordinary animal cages. Depending on the size of the livestock, the livestock weighing machine is designed and built accordingly. Camaweigh’s livestock weighing machine is tested to be 99% accurate when weighing any kind of livestock and quantity regardless of whether the animal/s is/are moving. All of the situations which could be encounter when weighing livestock was considered by Camaweigh when designing their livestock weighing machines.
Tips to Consider When Using Livestock Scales
1. Selecting the right livestock weighing machine
Before choosing what kind of livestock scale you are going to use, you would first need to identify your needs and purpose for livestock weighing. Is your purpose to monitor the growth of you livestock by tracking their weight gain to see if you are feeding them right? There are no wrong ways of choosing the kind of livestock weighing equipment. Your choice for your livestock scales must depend on your weighing goals, location, usage, and type of setup. As mentioned, there are different kinds of livestock scales out there. Choosing the right one can bring great profit.
2. Location of Livestock Scale Setup
Location is one of the important factors to consider when choosing a livestock weighing machine. This is because it is vital to have a balanced and stable surface for you livestock scale setup. Uneven surfaces have the possibility to affect reading of the scales. It is also dangerous for your livestock inside the weighing equipment since it can rollover if they are extreme active. You don’t need to flatten the surface perfectly, the weighing equipment only need to be firm and not shaking from side to side.
3. Stress levels of the livestock
Constantly moving your livestock to the weighing equipment can be extremely stressful for them. This can lead to a medical condition called “shrinking”. This refers to the weight loss which occurs to livestock. To prevent or minimize this, it would be best to use portable livestock weighing machines.