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November 13, 2012 - With Feed Foreman software for Model 3060 touchscreen indicator and Feed Foreman PC software, which can be loaded on operators' computers, producers can calculate true feed costs and adjust rations as needed. Users can also make daily feeding adjustments based on percentage or head count, and real-time data improves herd health while eliminating inaccuracies/feed waste. Combined with XLR-12 Remote display, system is suited for use as midrange feed management system for any sized operation.

Avery Weigh-Tronix Feed Foreman Provides Cost-Efficient, Easy-to-Use Ration Management Solution

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Avery Weigh-Tronix
1000 Armstrong Dr.
Fairmont, MN, 56031

Press release date: October 29, 2012

Feed Foreman Ration Management Software

Fairmont, MN–Avery Weigh-Tronix introduces Feed Foreman Ration Management Software designed for feeding efficiency and increased profitability. Providing enhanced application flexibility, Feed Foreman allows producers to calculate true feed costs with the ability to adjust rations as needed for maximum profitability. Users can also make daily feeding adjustments based on percentage or head count. This real-time, accurate data not only improves herd health, but also eliminates costly inaccuracies and/or feed waste.

The new system consists of two components; Feed Foreman software for the company’s user-friendly Model 3060 touch screen indicator in addition to Feed Foreman PC software that can be conveniently loaded on operators’ computers. Combined with Avery Weigh-Tronix’s XLR-12 Remote display, the Feed Foreman system is ideal for use as a midrange feed management system for any sized operation. For applications that require additional performance features, the system can be easily upgraded to interface with Feed Watch by Valley Ag Software (VAS).

“Feed Foreman bridges the gap between basic and high-end ration management solutions, allowing our customers to drive profitability through increased process efficiency,” said Billy Folkerts, Agricultural Product Manager, Avery Weigh-Tronix. “By eliminating manual calculations, Feed Foreman saves time and money by minimizing costly errors, all while ensuring the highest degree of accuracy and feeding the ration your nutritionist developed. This enables producers to maintain profitability by quickly responding to market volatility in prices for their feed inputs and end product.”

Feed Foreman provides enhanced performance capabilities through the following benefits:
• Intuitive touchscreen provides simple operation
• Four easily customized batching options: batch recipes by pen, premix batch by size, batch recipe by load size and batch by autosizing based on first ingredient
• Automatic modification of ration quantities with simple adjustment of pen feedings per day, head count or dry matter intake (DMI)
• Pre-loaded with 82 of the most commonly used ingredients, including baseline chemistry references
• Customized reports ensure feeder accountability by displaying feeding and mix errors
• Easily transfer feeding data to Feed Foreman PC via USB stick

Feed Foreman ration management software is ideal for many applications, including but not limited to dairy production and beef feed lots.

Learn more about Feed Foreman Ration Management Software by visiting or by watching the video at the following link:

Avery Weigh-Tronix is a pioneer and continuing leader in the agricultural design and manufacture of innovative precision electronic weighing devices and control systems. For further information, contact: Avery Weigh-Tronix, LLC, 1000 Armstrong Drive, Fairmont, MN 56031. Phone: 507-238-8253. Fax: 507-238-8258. Email: Web:
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