Weighing


Weighing systems enable farmers to easily capture animal weights, replacing the traditional ‘eyeometer’ with an accurate measurement.

A weighing system plays a critical role in tracking animal performance and driving farm profitability. Specifically, the animal weight data collected allows famers to make informed decisions about health treatments, feed regimes, breeding and crop performance.

Review the range of articles here to look at the various weighing systems available and view how farmers are integrating them into their operations to improve the farming system.


Gallagher TWR-5 allows accurate, detailed livestock management

“We’re working towards increasing our data accuracy. That’s pretty important to what we do, but it’s a slow process because we’re only a family operation with just a few hands on deck, so it’s very labour intensive. The Gallagher TWR-5 seemed to have less inputs required; you can really pick and choose what you want to put in, and what data you want to record against each animal, so it’s very simple to operate.”

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Livestock Manager TSi 2- Weighing Sheep

TSi enables fast, accurate throughput for supermarket contract

Being able to weigh 500 cattle in three hours is a major advantage of the TSi Livestock Manager for Phil Redding.

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Livestock Manager TSi 2- Angle with Sheep Right

Intuitive, faster TSi2 increases productivity, ensures data integrity

This multi-award winning farm selects on micron, fleece weight, staple strength and much more in order to stay top of their game.

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Livestock Manager TSi 2- with Man Red Checks

Weigh System Helps Cattle Producer Make Better Management Decisions

There is an old saying that says you cannot manage what you do not measure. On a livestock operation where pounds of animal equate to dollars in the bank, this adage rings true.

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Exact measurement need calls for Gallagher’s TW-3 before Beef Australia

“Just the whole way Gallagher has got this set up, the way it sits, it’s just bloody good … they’re on a good thing there, I can tell you. For us, the Gallagher TW-3 was a no-brainer. I’m really happy with it.”

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Equipment performance, longevity weigh in Gallagher’s favour at Duaringa Station

“The Gallagher weighing systems have played a major part in allowing us to provide valuable information to our clients on their animals’ weight gain, feed conversion and also how their animals have performed with, and without, the use of hormonal growth promotants.

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Weigh Scale

What is Weighing?

A weighing system is a powerful yet easy to use solution which simply and precisely measures animal weight so that farmers can track stock performance.

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Livestock Manager TSi 2 in use

TSi2 being used to review pedigree tree.

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Livestock Manager TSi 2- with Sheep Left

Data detail in Gallagher WEID gear aids management in marginal country

“Visually assessing animals is one thing; you can pick the best one in the pen, but it’s not going to…

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Geoff Oliver- Weighing in Shed

Vic farmers improves productivity with weighing and EID products | Gallagher Australia

For “quite a few years”, midwife Isobel Oliver mentioned to her husband Geoff how easy it was to weigh babies…

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Angus Cross Group

Button clicks replace hours of paperwork with TSI | Gallagher Australia

TSi used to save signficant time and improve accuracy dramatically on 3,000 acre Wagyu-Angus cross operation in Australia.

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Angus Cattle Feedlot

Accurate, customised data pays the way for feedlot | Gallagher Australia

​With 4,000 head of cattle spread over 420 kilometres, Canning Downs South Feedlot needs to record and maintain accurate data.

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Sheep Auto Drafter Left Close Up

Faster TSi2 processor improves productivity and reduces labour time | Gallagher Australia

Strict selection criteria for weight, fleece, worm resistance and carcase analysis are part and parcel of the ongoing success of…

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Angus Cow Close Up

Animal (Livestock) Health | Gallagher Australia

Maintaining healthy stock ensures continued growth or milk production, timely management of sick stock minimises treatment cost and potential revenue…

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Warwick Cattle Crush

Gallagher WEID equipment used in expanding the Vietnamese Cattle Industry | Gallagher Australia

Gallagher's WEID gear is rugged, but it's brilliant simplicity makes it very user friendly.

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