100% Employee Owned, Founded 1939

100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

Livestock

Measurement products and services for operational efficiency

Livestock operations face many challenges:

  • Competition for land, energy and water
  • Pushes for increased production and higher productivity
  • Waste reduction and process improvement initiatives

As a result, livestock production is becoming more sophisticated than ever.  Innovations in feed, health, genetics and breeding are allowing more cost-effective operations on a larger scale.  J.A. King can help livestock producers collect data, monitor waste and ensure operational efficiency.

From inbound truck scales weighing feed and other raw materials to hopper scales to temperature monitoring systems, J.A. King has you covered for new products.  And anything we sell, we can calibrate, ensuring your equipment is reading correctly no matter how harsh the environment.

J.A. King can also help you turn your measurement data into actionable production information with a custom engineering solution.  Whether it’s weight, temperature, pressure or another parameter, our engineering team designs easy-to-use solutions perfectly tailored to your particular needs.

 

Providing Tangible Value

  • Improve Efficiency in your Feed: Dispense the optimal amount of feed using highly accurate scales
  • Improve Accuracy of your Weighments: Regular calibration and repair help ensure your animal weights are right every single time
  • Reduce Waste: Use only the correct amount of feed and supplements that you need
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A range of expertise for the livestock production industry

No matter what sort of livestock you raise, Cross is here to help. We offer a range of products, services and complete solutions for livestock producers. Take a look at each below:

Products

Services

Products for livestock producers

Reliable, tough and accurate products for data collection and analysis

Services for livestock production operations

Make sure your equipment is up, running and measuring accurately

Livestock Industry Resources

Take a look at all the livestock industry resources from the experts at Cross.

Routinely calibrating and validating your scales and balances is critical in ensuring that your measurement equipment is giving your accurate and repeatable measurements. Whether you have an internal calibration program, or your quality system requires that you verify your scales on a regular basis, you may find yourself in the position of determining what type …

Guidelines for choosing the right test weights Read More »

Accurate inventory control in tanks and silos is necessary for efficient production and final product quality. However, the variety of methods available is often overwhelming. Read below to discover why weighing is often the best method of inventory control for vessels. Why Weighing is the Best Method of Inventory Control in Tanks and Silos Accuracy: Weighing …

Inventory Control in Tanks and Silos Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to equipment such as scales and weighing systems. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Equipment Repair – When Enough is Enough Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to equipment such as scales and weighing systems. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Preventative Maintenance and How to Extend the Life of Your Equipment Read More »

When looking at the true cost of equipment ownership there are many factors to take into consideration. Throughout this series of articles, we are taking a look at these factors and how they pertain to measurement equipment. With over 75 years of experience in calibration and repair, at J.A. King, we’ve seen it all. In …

The Total Cost of Equipment Ownership: Initial Expense and Why it Matters in the Long Term Read More »

Livestock Industry News and Events

Take a look at all the livestock industry news and events from Cross’s providers.

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Rice Lake Weighing Systems Resource Industrial equipment can be a big investment, and what you purchase can have a lasting effect on you bottom
July 23, 2019

See how we can help improve quality, increase efficiency, and reduce risk in your operation