Livestock handling demonstrations always gather a crowd at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show. Brussels Agri-Services, a Gallagher distributor, was a popular site, as they demonstrated the Auto Drafter – a state-of-the-art, incredibly quick sheep sorter. Capable of sorting several hundred sheep per hour, the Auto Drafter used RFID tag information to sort sheep in up to three different pens based on whatever criteria you’ve chosen (either weight, or any information already on the RFID tag).
Tim Prior, solution provider with Brussels Agri-Services at Brussels, Ont., walked us through how the Auto Drafter works.
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