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Not all scales are created equal

Not All Bin Scales Are Created Equal

Published: June 28, 2022
Compare your bin scales to BinTrac Bin Scale Systems. EASY INSTALLATION Minimal ½” lift of bin WITHOUT using jacks or cranes and simply level bin by turning lifting bolt. Simple calibration with NO need to apply known weight and bin doesn’t need to be completely emptied. CONSISTENT ACCURACY Repeatable system accuracy within +/- 1% provided…Read More

Because Every Pound Count$

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A BinTrac feed bin weighing system always tells the truth about how many pounds of feed are inside the bin. Unlike various sensors that only estimate feed levels based on the volume that can be detected and are prone to false readings, our patented BinTrac system always provides an accurate and reliable weight indication, despite…Read More

How to Program BinTrac BT200/260 Console

Published: August 5, 2020
HerdStar announces the release of the next video in a series of short instructional videos. Once you have completed the full installation of the bin weighing system on bins, take the next step.   NEXT STEP: Program the BinTrac Indicator Console for the operation. New BinTrac bin weighing system installations require a one-time system configuration…Read More
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The Key to Optimizing Broiler Breeder Performance

Published: March 11, 2020
The ability to accurately monitor animal consumption is crucial to any broiler operation, especially when it comes to your breeders: “Optimising breeder performance plays a key role in broiler performance…” (Poultry World). A key component to improving your breeder performance is controlling and knowing exactly how much feed the birds are consuming on a daily…Read More
How to use data effectively

How to Use Data & Analytics for Better Performance & Profit

Published: February 12, 2020
We live in a time when information is readily available at our fingertips for virtually any topic, but the amount of information available can also be a bit overwhelming. In the livestock industry, data reporting and analytics is an essential part of any operation: “Proven data can determine where to build new farms, what breed…Read More