Ideal for working out the correct doses of cattle & pig wormers or other treatments. Accurate dosing of animals with wormers is essential. Both under and over dosing waste money.
This 250cm long comprises, on one side, a scale in cm and, on the other, two different tables;
* Pigs girth and corresponding slaughtering weight
* Live weight of fat stock and normal stock (cattle)
Normal stock means cattle with normal build, kept in barns and on pasture. Fat stock is cattle specially fattened for the production of meat. If the animals are under stress before measuring e.g. due to long transportation or walking then the stated weights are to be reduced by 5%.
How is measuring carried out?
Measure the girth of the chest immediately behind the elbows. The weight can be read off straight away.
Weighs up to 201kg pig slaughterweight.
Weights up to 1000kg normal stock cattle.
Weights up to 1080kg fat stock cattle.