Manure spreaders are used to carry animal
waste and spread it on the fields as fertilizer. Spreaders
are loaded from the storage pile near the barn and towed to
the field. Some manure may be stored in large concrete tanks
and spread as liquid on the fields. The manure is worked
into the soil using a disk or cultivator in the springtime.
A feed wagon is used to
carry feed to the animals. The feed is
placed in large troughs for the animals to
Farmers need to record the weight of their
animals. This large scale allows the
animals to be weighed right on the truck.