The Feed record allows you to record your supplemental feeding with ease. Watch a quick video or read through the steps below.
On the Mobile App tap on the Map icon and select the Livestock tab at the top of the screen.
Select the livestock group you wish to feed, this will bring up the Paddock Overview. Press Feed All if you want all livestock in that paddock to be fed.
You can also access the feed record from the mob's summary page to feed a single mob.
Scroll down and press View Details underneath the livestock group you wish to feed.
Press Feed at the bottom of the screen.
Select the livestock that you wish to feed on the Mobs page of the record.
You can select multiple livestock groups from various paddocks. Filter your list by title, tag, paddock or management tag via the By Selected drop down menu.
When you are finished press Next.
Feed can be selected as separate feed items or as a combined feed mix from the Feed page.
Separate Feeds & Feed Supplements
Add one or more separate feeds to the record. Each feed will appear on the details page as a separate entry in which the amount supplied can be entered.
Tap the “Add” link to launch the inventory selector and select a feed from your inventory.
If the feed is not yet in you inventory press Add Feed and fill out the necessary information followed by Save.
Once you have your feeds selected press Next.
Note: Feed Supplements/ Lick Supplements can be added as a feed inventory item, and fed out using the above steps. It is suggested to name the 'Storage Location' as the name of the product and put 'Feed Type' as Supplement.
Tap the “Add” link to launch the inventory selector and select a feed. If the feed is not yet in you inventory press Add Feed and fill out the necessary information followed by Save.
Once you have your feeds selected fill in the name of your mix.
Define your feed mix by Total Amount or a Ratio.
Total Amount: Once the total amount is filled in for all items, the ratio of each feed will be updated automatically.
Note: If the total amount supplied on the Details page exceeds the total amount entered in the feed mix composition, the ratio will be used to determine the total amount of each item.
Ratio: As values are entered, the remaining percentage will be auto-calculated for the other feed items. The final amount of feed taken from each of the inventory items will be calculated from the % of the total amount of feed mix.
Once the feed has been selected you can enter the amount of feed supplied on the Details page.
If mobs have been selected that are in different paddocks, then a choice on how to allocate the feed will be shown.
Filling in the Amount Per Head will calculate the Total Feed Quantity Supplied by using the total head of all livestock selected.
Feed Per Head
For all feed types excluding bales, you will have the option to choose the per head unit of feed as grams or kilograms.
Once you are happy will all the details, press Save to finish creating your feed record.
If you are filling up a self feeder in the paddock, enter the total feed quantity supplied that was put into the feeder on that day. The feed records report or mob history will then also be able to provide you some insights on average daily consumption of the mob by taking into account the amount and day the feeders were filled.
If you want to review or edit the feed record, from the Mob Details summary page press History.
Find the record you wish to edit.
To view more details, tap the arrow > to the right of the record title
Choose from the following options at the bottom of the screen.