Setting up Cattle scales load bars

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Setting up Cattle scales load bars

Hi just wondering if any one can help me with my cattle scales in particular where to put the load bars.
I have a set of Australian made scales and have used them for 2 years and have been happy with them .
I have now moved them to a different place and and the set up being recommended by most videos just does not seem right.
The recommendations are to put the load bars at each end of the weighing platform and my platform is 2 mtrs long.
The problem is when a cow stands at either the back or the front the scales are miles out sometimes 200kg.
I believe the best place is one bar under each of the cows hooves /feet .But this is not what the directions say.
Think about your bathroom scales if you lean to either side the scales are all over the place.
Any ideas please how did you get on Barb !!!
Regards Graeme

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