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Animal (Livestock) Performance


You can’t manage what you don’t measure.

Assessing stock performance is a key component of increased profitability. It enables analysis of the many factors (genetics, feed, health maintenance programmes) that influence the farming system. Forward thinking farmers are implementing automated equipment solutions that facilitate quick and accurate data capture making on-farm decisions much clearer based on informed measurement.



Livestock Performance: The Benefits of a Regular Weighing Programme Basic Introduction

 
 

As the demands on agriculture production across the world continue to increase so does the ever growing need to manage farming operations as efficiently as possible. Keeping costs down and tracking conversion of inputs to outputs is becoming increasingly critical to the continued health of the business and stock alike.

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Leading Angus Stud Focusses on Stock Recording for Rapid Genetic Progress

 

Read how Kelly and Tim Brittain have developed one of New Zealand's top performing Angus stud herds by streamlining and automating their extensive artificial insemination programme.

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TSi Enables Fast, Accurate, Throughput for Supermarket Contract

 

Being able to weigh 500 cattle in three hours is a major advantage for this nearly 12,000 hectare Australian sheep and beef operation.  A specific target weight range means any errors have financial implications.

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TSi Livestock Manager product on the side of a crush

 

 

31Eight generations and 215 years of experience in the cattle business have taught the Lowe family of Smiths Grove, Kentucky, USA the importance of quality when it comes to raising cattle.
40​With 4,000 head of cattle spread over 420 kilometres, Canning Downs South Feedlot in Queensland, Australia needs to record and maintain accurate data.
46​Weighing & Electronic Identity solution guides better cattle buying
59Gallagher is set to release the TSi 2 Livestock Manager – an extremely powerful animal management system that is even faster and smarter than its award-winning predecessor.
60The latest versions of Gallagher’s popular W610 and W810 weigh scale and data collectors offer faster livestock weighing and improved connectivity.
63Feathered inhabitants of the Oamaru Blue Penguin Colony are getting used to seeing a bright orange Gallagher HR5 Hand Held EID Tag Reader and Data Collector pointed in their direction.
67Follow how Gallagher's weighing and EID systems are making deer farming easier and more efficient at Peel Forest Estate.
24A combined weighing and electronic identification (EID) system is the absolute best option for farmers looking to manage their livestock performance more profitably.
36​A Gallagher Sheep Auto Drafter is helping Alister and Michelle Donald maximise the value of lambs finished on their 217 ha South Canterbury farm in New Zealand.
56Wairarapa farmer James Beech is glad he didn’t take any half measures when it came to EID technology.