Walkover weigh scale systems
Walkover weighing technology is commercially available in several Australian livestock industries, including dairy. Walkover weigh scales are designed to sit in the exit race of a dairy and weigh cows as they leave the dairy after each milking.
Precision dairy technology: Walkover weigh scale systems
This fact sheet describes how the walkover weigh scales work and how dairy farmers can use the information generated by the technology. Contact details of the major suppliers, together with approximate cost and other relevant information is included.
Case studies demonstrate how dairy farmers have implemented walkover weigh scales on their own farm and their experiences with this technology. This information is presented as both a short two page document and a recorded video with the dairy farmer.
Mark Billing, Colac, Victoria
Craiglands Dairy is a family owned partnership consisting of Mark Billing and his wife. They milk about 450 cows on 280 hectares dryland milking platform about 5 km west of Colac in Victoria.
Precision dairy technology: Walkover weigh scale systems: Case study: Mark Billing