Comprehensive Forages and Concentrates Solution: SmartWeigh and SawTooth View

For dairies that want the accuracy and repeatability of a TMR without incurring the time and expense required to build a TMR facility, our automated SmartWeigh accomplishes this goal – and can be the first step to a full TMR!

Solutions Component

  • SawTooth View (brief description) (link to product page)
  • SmartWeigh (brief description) (link to product page)
  • Optional (not shown) kit to automate liquid additions

How It Works

SawTooth View receives rations from feed software (e.g., EZFeed, FeedWatch,) and walks operator through loading each ingredient into SmartWeigh. SmartWeigh meters the exact amount of concentrate or forage material into a stationary or mobile mixer and excess is delivered back to loader for restoring to storage bays or piles. When each batch is complete, quantities are returned to feed software to ensure inventories are accurately recorded.

Key SmartWeigh benefits

  • Feeding flexibility
  • Fits into existing physical constraints
  • Integrates with your existing feed management software
  • Guides feeders quickly and accurately through ration ingredients
  • Eliminates significant and catastrophic errors
  • Provides the control that complements feed software monitoring
  • Eliminates deviations
  • Fast Return-on-Investment
  • Delivers precise rations without depending on feeder skill

Case Study

Idaho Dairy with 4,000 Cows
Historical Deviations near Low End of Range (per EZFeed reports)
After implementation:

  • Deviations dropped to near zero
  • Savings due to deviation reduction: just over $3,000 per week
  • Theoretical increase in milk yield $1,875 per week
  • Increase in yield and cow health due to consistent and accurate rations
  • >1.5 hours daily feed time saved

What Dairies say about sawtooth Feed solutions

After eliminating an hour of feed time per day and 500 pounds each of whey and molasses losses, we decided to deploy SmartWeigh for concentrates and forages in our feed center. SawTooth solutions integrated seamlessly with EZFeed and immediately made a far bigger positive impact on our feeding and herd than we expected.

Northeast Dairy Farmer

Harold and Jerry have always been wonderful to work with. They bring a new facet to the dairy industry with their expertise in other industries that we in the dairy industry don't get a chance to see, We look forward to doing more business in the future with them as they have stood by our side in projects from start to finish - very professional company.

Dean Swager, Swager Farms

SawTooth engineers take a pragmatic approach which I like. They recommended a phased approach where each phase provides the cash flow required to build our full TMR. The feed time savings allows for two people to focus on other priorities.

Northeast Dairy Farmer

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Since the needs of each dairy are unique, we have developed our products and services with a high degree of fixability and modularity. Contact us about your application and we will work with you to resolve your feed preparation requirements.

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