Herd Management System provides a very wide and comprehensive range of control and management abilities to farmers, for supervision and surveillance of the herd.No matter what the actual number of animals would be, the establishing and maintaining control over all production processes is the most important management requirement in a livestock operation.
Today, the genetic performances of animals are extremely advanced. At this point, improving profitability lies in managerial achievements, at a large extent. A computer-assisted Herd Management System is more than capable of helping you with realisation of this objective, as the most important item that any business operation may need. Aside from that, a good management practice is accomplished with timely and proper performance of an overwhelming number of small tasks. Computer-based Herd Management Systems have an immense potential for ensuring a steady improvement of productivity and output in dairy cattle farming practice, they can hardly replace, but only complement a good management practice, attended and run by experienced human experts.
Developed in an ornate, user-friendly design, MilkingCloud Herd Management Software will make it possible for you to instantly track any update involving the herd, leave retrospective comments and elaborate plans for the future very accurately. Herd Management Module Yönetiminde will let you investigate the 5 methods of reducing costs, along with the following items.
1. Herd Management
Ostrus cycle in cows is observed once in every 21 days at average, but for some reason this time changes or its externally visible signs cannot be noticed by the breeder.
In order to achieve maximum performance in a dairy farm, cows should be tracked individually and the farmer kept informed on their daily conditions.However, this process is time consuming with conventional, simple methods and requires technical expertise. Therefore it is a topic that is most frequently ignored. Omissions in fact lead to huge losses that may hardly be seen in many herds and be calculable by Animal Management. Continued...
2. Regular Calving Tracking and Management
It is important to accurately detect heat, insemination at the appropriate time, and obtaining one calf from each cow annually for an effective breeding program in beef and dairy cattle farms. Moreover, in large-scale farms with a large number of animals, difficulties in tracking these procedures may cause problems in reproduction. The best criterion indicating the level of fertility in cows is the calving interval. All such criteria as conception rate at first insemination, number of inseminations per pregnancy and the number of days until the next conception following calving have effect on calving interval. Research conducted indicate the best average calving internal to be 365 days. Continued...
3. Udder Health Management
The milk measuring device, which is used in dairy farms with electronic milking parlor, helps to keep up-to-date recording of the milk obtained from each animal at each milking. Individual or herd milk analyses are performed to retrieve both individual and total data about chemical composition of milk for recording, to enable distinguishing it from typical milk and track incidents of decomposition in milk’s molecular structure. Assessments made on the quality and chemical composition of milk as a result of up-to-date tracking probes provide the basic data for early diagnosis and warning notifications through the system of such udder diseases as Mastisis etc., of the animals.
4. Feed Management
Feed and water are the most crucial items for quality milk and meat production in cattle farming practice. Considering that feed costs consist of 70 to 80% of the overall management overheads in any given year and that improper or wrong feeding practices lie at the origins of most frequently observed metabolic disorders, it becomes apparent how vital keeping feeding practice in a herd under control is, from the standpoints of management and operation of a farm.
MilkingCloud Herd Management System, helps with drawing feed rolls and Ration plans for dairy cattle based on inventory data.Also, doing regular checks in supplies inventory is essential for purchasing food days before they run out in stocks completely and victimising animals to starvation. It not only enables performance of feeding procedures in a professional-like manner, but also helps with identification of problems caused by improper feeding practices, before they improve, thanks to procedural safeguards and measures applied right on time.
5. Timely Intervention
MilkingCloud Herd Management Software provides a system totally independent from the milking machine in the parlour. The system generates the necessary set of warnings on time, thanks to the regular recording functionality it provides. Thanks to this, you may track all the developments in your ranch instant by instant. You may cut your costs down to minimum by not intervening late.