Mierkraal boerdery - Calidon

Automation Works was contracted to provide the control and instrumentation systems for a feed lot to work from your cell phone to feed automatically during the day and night.

Sheep feeder 2

Scope of work

This was an agriculture project, we needed to design and develop a 50M sheep feeder that was robust against the animals and nature.


The Control and instrumentation of this project involved the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a PLC, spiral auger, drop down pipes, Limit sensor and the load cell for the feed silo of 15 Ton.

Sheep feeder 3
Sheep feeder 5