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Leveraging Reliable Alarms: A Lifeline for Flock Management

August 14, 2023 | Customer Stories

Gateway Hanging Image

Zach Holmes was looking for a modern way to monitor his birds without the burden of high costs. He needed a reliable system, and wanted the ability to leave his site when he didn’t need to be there.

Ready for the Next Storm

July 17, 2023 | Customer Stories

Stormy Skies Barn

Have you ever heard the saying “Lightning never strikes the same place twice?” For growers using alarms connected to a landline, hotspot, or modem, this is anything but the reality.

A Wireless Solution for Managing and Monitoring Livestock

May 9, 2023 | Customer Stories

Poultry House Gateway

Raising poultry is in Rhett Murphy’s blood. Growing up, he worked on his family poultry farm and began most of his mornings walking their chicken houses before heading into school.

Stemming Losses with Real-Time Visibility

May 5, 2023 | Customer Stories

Lynn Becker BarnTalk

At any given moment, new problems can arise inside livestock facilities that demand an immediate fix. One minute, everything is running smoothly.

Overcoming Alarm Call Center Labor Shortages

May 2, 2023 | Customer Stories

Jake Barrow and BarnTalk Gateway

Jake installed BarnTalk on his 4,000-head finishing site last summer to get hands-on experience with the system and quickly learned it provided “good checks and balances against the computer system sensors.”

When It’s Time for a Change

March 15, 2023 | Customer Stories

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David Traetow kept getting alarm calls from his Sensaphone and would have to drive out to his barns during snow storms to identify the problem.

Preventing Losses from Extreme Cold Before It's Too Late

February 8, 2023 | Customer Stories

Snowy Barn and Curtains

With the temperatures plummeting dramatically, Perdue grower Jack Spreen received a low temp alarm for one of his hog barns. He discovered his barn curtain fell off completely and was allowing the frigid air to pour into the barn.

Ditching Landlines for Built-In Connectivity

November 28, 2022 | Customer Stories

Poultry Temp Sensor

The ongoing retirement of landline service is leaving swine and poultry growers in search of next-generation barn monitoring solutions.