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Tru-Test Promotions

Incredible Fall Savings through November 30th

  • Save $235 on AP600 platform when purchased with load bars and indicator
  • $500 mail-in rebate when purchasing XR5000 and Tru-Test EID Reader
  • $300 mail-in rebate when purchasing XR5000 or ID5000 indicator
  • $100 mail-in rebate when purchasing EziWeigh7i
  • $100 credit towards CattleMax software on any indicator purchase from The Cattle Scales Store

Tru-Test Fall 2017 mail-in rebate form

 NOTES:

*Promotions are valid through November 30, 2017. 

Portable Scale Systems

Using an aluminum platform in an alley or with a head gate

Permanent Scale Systems

Installed under a squeeze chute with bolts in concrete

Interested in a portable/alleyway setup

The most basic (and most popular) complete portable system is the EziWeigh5i system ,which is the EzWeigh5i indicator and MP600 load bars, and an AP600 platform for $2,349 total (includes platform discount and shipping costs).

For 24" wide alleys (most popular)

  • The AP600 platform Normally $585, but reduced to $350 when purchased with MP600 load bars and an indicator at the same time. Shipping is $145.
  • The MP600 load bars are needed with this platform ($1,165 + $30 shipping). 
  • An indicator is also needed.

For 34" wide alleys

Platforms are used in alleyways and can simply be placed on level ground (concrete is not required). This portable setup is easy to move, and setup takes just a few minutes - simply attach the bolts of the load bars to the pre-drilled holes in the platform. A rubber mat is already included which helps improve animal traction and minimize noise. 

Looking for scales to have under a squeeze chute? Check out more details, including a chart that shows which load bars are needed for common squeeze chute models.

Prices range $1,759 to $1,849 (plus $90 to $125 for shipping), depending on which load bars are needed.

Brackets are also needed for use with some chutes. Prices range $125 to $335.

The installation for load bars under a squeeze chute is very specific - please contact us for an installation guide for the specifics. Though a concrete pad under the chute is not required, the bolts of the load bars must be mounted in concrete to ensure safety for you and the animals. Once installed, permanent load bars are not made to be moved around to other locations.


Indicators

You'll also need an indicator which displays the weight. The models range from one that just shows the weight, to ones that have internal memory, Electronic ID reader compatibility and more. Check out the Tru-Test indicator options, including more details and a comparison chart of the models. 

There is a $500 mail-in rebate with the purchase of an EID Reader and the XR5000 indicator at the same time.

There is a $300 mail-in rebate with the purchase of an XR5000 or ID5000 indicator.

There is a $100 mail-in rebate with the purchase of an EziWeigh7i indicator.


Let our Cattle Scale Experts help you find the right solution

One of the biggest things we can help you with is to ask you questions and help you through the answers. Just a few considerations would be portable vs permanent installation, what type of facilities do you have for installation, and what will you be doing with your weight after it is collected.

Feel free to contact us with your questions. You can email us by completing the form below and you can reach us by phone at 1-800-722-5395 or email sales@cattlescales.com. We'd be glad to discuss your needs in detail.

The CattleMax Team
Operators, The Cattle Scales Store


CattleMax cattle software

As the makers of the CattleMax software, we are happy to offer an exclusive $100 credit towards the CattleMax software with your scales purchase from The Cattle Scales Store. 

CattleMax can import weights and electronic ID numbers from supported Tru-Test products. Once weights are imported into CattleMax, you can easily compute additional values such as Adjusted Weaning Weight, Average Daily Gain, Weight per day of Age, Ratios, Percent Dam Weight, and more. Get more from your data with Tru-Test Scales and CattleMax.


Wondering what equipment you need for your weighing solution?

See the Guide to Buying Livestock Scales