HerdStar LLC

Mankato,  MN 
United States

HerdStar welcomes attendees to the Iowa Pork Congress.

HerdStar is a Technology Company that designed and markets BinTrac, the #1 feed bin weighing system for swine operations. The patented bracket assembly provides the easiest installation and the most accurate weighing in the industry. Remote monitoring can be added with our robust plug and play wireless radio system. Web-based reporting for both feed inventory management and live operations provide a true ROI.

In addition, HerdStar offers the energy savings MicroZone heat lamp and mat controls that automatically adjust power settings based on room temperature and a growing animals needs ideal for use in farrowing and nursery operations. Can easily lower your annual energy and labor costs by 30% or more.

Brands: BinTrac, MicroZone


  • MicroZone
    MicroZone is the leading Mat and Lamp controller in the industry used in farrowing and nursery operations.

  • Over 1.4 million Sows trust their piglets to MicroZone™ heat lamp and mat control. MicroZone controls automatically adjust heat output from heat lamps and mats based on room temperature changes and a growing animal’s needs. Our system is easy to use and can save users 30% or more in energy costs! With these savings MicroZone, on average, pays for itself in a year to eighteen months, with rebates from electrical companies it could be as little as six months. Reduce energy costs and save money with Microzone. 
  • BinTrac
    Industry leading feed bin weighing system used on swine operations. Optional remote monitoring using BinTrac VISION allow data collection to the cloud. HouseLink interface family offers interfacing of BinTrac data into third party controllers....

  • BinTrac feed bin weighing systems offer a patented A-Frame bracket assembly with interfacing available to any style leg configruation. System offers installation on exisiting or new bins without the use for cranes. Provides the ultimate in accuracy for feed level management and offers exclsuive extended lightning warranty. Optional BinTrac VISION remote monitoring cloud-based system available to easily access data from multiple sites at your fingertips. Receive text or email alert notifications of low usage and fill events, with multiple reports including feed suage, forecast by barn/bin, feed utilization, and fill events and more. Monitor invenotry bin levels and help live operations monitor animal health by validation of consumption rates.

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