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Observation Records (Individuals)

Recording observational records against your individual animals

Updated over a week ago

This guide details how to record observational records for your livestock and how to view that data. Select your preferred section below or scroll through the article.


Mobile App - Live Session

Observations can be recorded in a live session. For steps on setting up a live session see Live Session Records (Individuals).

On the Mobile App, tap on the Livestock tab.

livestock icon

Tap Start Live Session to create a new session or tap Live Sessions in the list to view your active, paused, or scheduled sessions.

livestock scanning session interface

Observations can be recorded per animal on an ad hoc basis or for all animals in a live session through a template.

Template

If you wish to record observations against all animals in the session, select Observation Record from the live session menu.

observation button

Setup your template and select the observations you wish to record.

select observations button

Use the category checkboxes to quickly select multiple observations. Then tap Confirm observations to continue.

livestock condition record keeping

Tap Set Defaults to set default values for the session. You can also drag the cards to re-arrange the order they will appear in the session.

change order on livestock records

Tap Start Session to begin.

start session button

Fill in the details or to skip an observation, tap Clear or leave the field blank. Select Save and Next to move on to the next animal or FINISH to finish the session.

livestock scanning button

Ad hoc

Observations can be added for a specific animal during any live session even if the record is not included in the session template.

When viewing the animal card, tap More Actions on the bottom right and select Ad hoc Observation.

ad hoc observation button

Select the observations you wish to record then complete the fields. Tap Remove if you change your mind.

livestock temperment dropdown

Mobile App - Bulk Record

To record a set of observations against a group of animals, outside of a live session in the yards, select Bulk Record from the Livestock tab.

Select Observation Record.

livestock observation record

Tap Select Observations to open the observation selection menu.

select livestock observation button

Use the category checkboxes to quickly select multiple observations. Then tap Confirm observations to continue.

livestock condition record options

Fill out the observation fields and tap Save to finish. You may update the selected observations by tapping Remove or Update selection.

observation field for livestock

For further steps on creating records see Creating Individual Records.


Web App

Select Livestock > Individuals. From here you can click Add Records.

add records button

Select your species, then select Observation.

livestock observation button

Tap Select Observations to open the observation selection menu.

record livestock observations button

Use the category checkboxes to quickly select multiple observations. Then click Select to continue.

select livestock observations

Complete the fields. To update the selected observations, click Update selection or tap the red cross to remove an observation.

livestock condition records

Hit Save in the bottom right-hand corner to finish.

save button

View an animal's recorded observations

Animal Details

An animal's latest observations can be found on their animal details card. (Read Animal Details & History for how to find an animal's details.)

Observations are displayed in a table under the Production tab with their recorded date.

Animal List

An animal's observation values can also be seen in the livestock list. (Read Livestock List for where to find the Livestock List.)

Tap Customise columns and select the relevant observations to view them in the list.

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