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Load bars for your weighing computer

Load bars are essential components for accurate weight measurements for your weighing computer system. With various sizes and capacities available, load bars ensure precise readings, making them essential for efficient and reliable weight management.
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Gallagher APS Aluminium Weighing Platform Gallagher APS Aluminium Weighing Platform
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Gallagher APS Aluminium Weighing Platform

Our Gallagher Weighing Platform is a heavy duty platform for up to 2000kg (028610). Combines stability and mobility for weighing operations.

- Suitable for weighing operations of up to 1500 kg
- Dimensions (L x W): 2200 x 650 mm

£999.00 £949.00
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/600 mm Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/600 mm
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/600 mm

Our Gallagher weighing bar set can be used for a weighing load of up to 2,500 kg. The high quality steel construction withstands even extreme conditions and high impact loads.

- For a weighing load of up to 2,500 kg
- Incl. 6 metre load cell cable

£1,159.00 £1,059.00
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/1000 mm Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/1000 mm
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 2500 kg/1000 mm

Our Gallagher bar set can be used for a weighing load of up to 2,500 kg, with a length of 1,000 mm.

- For a weighing load of up to 2,500 kg
- Withstands even extreme conditions and high impact loads
- Incl. 6 metre load cell cable

£1,309.00 £1,169.00
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Gallagher heavy duty weighing bar/weighing bar set - 5000 kg/1000 mm Gallagher heavy duty weighing bar/weighing bar set - 5000 kg/1000 mm
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Gallagher heavy duty weighing bar/weighing bar set - 5000 kg/1000 mm

This Gallagher weighing bar set can be used for weighing loads of up to 5,000 kg, with a length of 1,000 mm. The weigh bars are suitable for weighing cages to weigh all types of livestock.

- Withstands high impact loads
- Incl. 6 metre load cell cable

£1,859.00 £1,639.00
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Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 600mm Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 600mm
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Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 600mm

Made with fully galvanised, corrosion resistant steel, with load cells that are protected, fully waterproof and contain no moving parts, ensuring accurate weights, year after year. 

- No cables, wireless weighing
- For platforms and sheep crates

£1,599.00 £1,519.00
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Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 1000mm Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 1000mm
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Gallagher Wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 1000mm

This wireless Loadbar set 2500kg - 1000mm is made from with fully galvanised, corrosion resistant steel, with load cells that are protected, fully waterproof.

- No cables, wireless weighing
- For platforms and sheep crates

£1,759.00 £1,671.00
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 1500 kg/580 mm Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 1500 kg/580 mm
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Gallagher weighing bar/weighing bar set - 1500 kg/580 mm

Our Gallagher weighing bar set can handle up to 1,500 kg. All Gallagher weigh bars are made high quality rustproof steel.

- For a weighing load of up to 1,500 kg
- Withstands extreme conditions and high impact loads
- Incl. 6 metre load cell cable

£1,109.00 £1,053.50
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Loadcell 500 KG Suspension Loadcell 500 KG Suspension
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Loadcell 500 KG Suspension

Our Gallagher Loadcell Suspension can be used for weights up to 500 KG. These loadcells are designed to provide precision and reliability.

- No rubber to delaminate or rot
- Spiral spring metal reinforced cable
- Up to 500kg

£498.00 £404.10
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Gallagher Loadcell 300kg suspension Gallagher Loadcell 300kg suspension
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Gallagher Loadcell 300kg suspension

Suspension Load Cell is designed to replace mechanical weighing, converting mechanical weighing solutions for hanging crates. With a waterproof galvanised steel chassis construction.

- With 300kg weight capacity
- Mechanic scale conversation

£319.00 £303.00
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Gallagher Heavy Duty Wireless Loadbar set 5000kg - 1000mm Gallagher Heavy Duty Wireless Loadbar set 5000kg - 1000mm
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Gallagher Heavy Duty Wireless Loadbar set 5000kg - 1000mm

Our Gallagher Heavy Duty Wireless Loadbar set connects your load bars directly to a Gallagher Weigh Scale. And connect to the Animal Performance mobile app.

- No cables - wireless weighing
- HD for cattle crush weighing

£2,459.00 £2,336.00
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What are Load bars for Weighing and EID?

Load bars for weighing and EID (Electronic Identification) are essential tools in modern livestock management. These load bars are specialized devices designed to accurately measure the weight of animals while seamlessly integrating with electronic identification systems. They provide a comprehensive solution for livestock farmers to efficiently monitor and manage the weight of their animals, leading to better herd management and enhanced productivity.

The Advantages of load bars for Weighing and EID

load bars offer a range of significant advantages for livestock farmers. Firstly, they provide accurate and reliable weight measurements with the use of a weighing computer, allowing farmers to closely monitor the growth and health of their animals. This data is crucial for making informed decisions about feeding, breeding, and overall herd management. load bars also streamline the process of weighing, reducing stress on both animals and handlers. Additionally, when combined with EID systems, load bars enable efficient data collection and organization, simplifying record-keeping and ensuring compliance with traceability regulations.

How load bars for Weighing and EID Work

load bars operate on the principle of converting the force exerted by the animal's weight into an electrical signal. When an animal steps onto the load bars, the force causes a deformation in the load cells, which are sensitive components within the load bars. This deformation generates an electrical resistance change that is then measured and converted into a weight reading. The data is transmitted to a display or a connected device, providing real-time weight information. EID technology further enhances this process by associating the weight data with individual animal identities, allowing for accurate and efficient data management.

For Which Animals Are load bars Suitable?

load bars are suitable for a wide range of livestock, including but not limited to cattle, sheep, pigs, and goats. Their versatility makes them an invaluable tool for various farming operations, from large-scale cattle ranches to small family-owned farms. load bars can accommodate animals of different sizes and weights, making them an essential asset for any livestock management setup.

Tips for Determining the Best load bars for You

When considering load bars for your livestock operation, several factors should be taken into account. Firstly, assess the average size and weight of the animals you intend to weigh. This will help determine the appropriate capacity and size of the load bars you need. Additionally, consider the environment in which the load bars will be used. Are they primarily for indoor or outdoor use? Weather-resistant and durable load bars are essential for outdoor applications. Lastly, explore features such as connectivity options (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, etc.) and compatibility with existing farm management software.

How to Install and Use load bars for Weighing and EID

Installing load bars requires careful consideration of their placement. They should be positioned on a level, stable surface that can support both the load bars and the animals' weight. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for proper installation, including securing the load bars and connecting them to a display or data collection device. Using load bars involves guiding the animals onto the load bars, allowing them to settle for an accurate reading, and then recording the weight data. EID integration, if applicable, simplifies the process by automatically associating the weight with the respective animal.

Key Considerations When Buying load bars for Weighing and EID

Before making a purchase, ensure that the load bars meet your specific requirements. Verify their weight capacity and compatibility with your livestock species. Check if they come with a warranty or customer support for any troubleshooting needs. Assess the durability of the materials, especially if the load bars will be exposed to harsh weather conditions. Compare different models and brands, read reviews, and seek recommendations from fellow farmers to make an informed decision.

Requirements for load bars for Weighing and EID

To maximise the effectiveness of load bars and EID systems, certain prerequisites must be in place. Firstly, a stable and level surface is essential for accurate weight measurements. Adequate power sources, such as batteries or electrical outlets, are required to operate the load bars and associated devices. Additionally, familiarity with the basics of EID technology and data management is beneficial for seamless integration and utilisation. For additional information read our blog on why weighing your livestock is crucial for animal farming success. 

Types of load bars for Weighing and EID

load bars come in various types, each designed to cater to specific needs. Portable load bars offer flexibility in terms of location but may have slightly lower weight capacities. Permanent or fixed load bars are ideal for established weighing areas. Some load bars come with built-in EID capabilities, while others can be paired with external EID readers. Choose the type that aligns with your operational requirements and infrastructure.