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Livestock Accounting
Tracking income and expenses is critical to running a profitable business. Farmbrite makes it easy to keep track of the return on your investment. Simple click “Record a Transaction”, you’ll be prompted to provide the following inf...
Grazing livestock and regenerative practices
Grazing features in Farmbrite Farmbrite’s grazing features make it easy to keep track of where you animals are grazing, how long they’ve been in a certainly field and to easily determine when you might need to rotate your herd to greene...
How do I create a new animal?
Creating a new animal in Farmbrite Creating a new animal or group of animals is easy. From the main livestock page you can add additional animals using the green 'New Animal' or 'New Group' button (herd, flock, etc).  If you h...
Livestock measurements and Average Daily Gain
Taking livestock measurements in Farmbrite Farmbrite makes it easy to track the growth of your livestock. Whether you’re tracking for livestock show goals or for tracking progress towards slaughter, you can keep track of the changes in an ani...
Animal Yield
Keep track of the out put of your animals is an important part of managing your investment. Farmbrite Livestock Yield tracking makes it easy to record how much is produced when and track it over time. Simply record a new harvest by clicking “N...
Animal Details
How do you enter animal details in Farmbrite
Main Livestock Tab
Livestock page The main livestock page is where you can easily find and access all of your animals. On this page you will find the following: Access to the Reproduction Report Access to the Yield Report  A grid listing all of your animals ...
Reproduction Report
Farmbrite’s Reproduction Report is an easy way to see how well your animals are reproducing. You can easily spot increase and decrease trends for female animal offspring production, letting you know which animals are most successful at produci...
Files
Farmbrite makes it easy to upload files and documents and store them with your animals. Simple click “Upload File” and select a file from you computer. Your files will be displayed in a grid for easy access. Click on the title of the fil...
QR Code
At the top right of the screen you will find a QR code that corresponds to the animal you are viewing. If you click on this QR Code, you’ll be taken to a screen to print it. QR codes or Quick Response Codes are a convenient way to quickly acce...
Images
Farmbrite makes it easy to upload images and store them with your animals, equipment and crops. Simple click “Upload Image” and select an image from you computer. We will automatically convert the image into a thumbnail for you. The firs...
Animal Notes
Keeping detailed logs is critical, and the Farmbrite notes feature provides an easy way to record all sorts of information about your livestock. Simply click on “New Note” and enter: Adding a New Note Simply click on “New Note&rd...
How do I add an image to a note?
You are able to add images to notes for your livestock. This is helpful when you want to keep track of weight gains, nutrition, health and other details pertaining to the welfare of this livestock. Instructions: Go to the Livestock tab. Open the ...
Yield Report
Farmbrite’s Yield Report makes it easy to look across your whole flock or herd and measure total production. This report is similar to the individual animal Yield Report, but shows you data across all animals of a certain type. Using the Yiel...
Bill of Sale/ Livestock Sale
Record a sale in Farmbrite To record a sale in Farmbrite you will need to go to the Livestock tab Click on the animal you are selling Click on the button "Sell an Animal" in the top right hand corner of the screen. Enter the informatio...
Livestock calendar and tasks
Schedule and tasks associated with an animal in Farmbrite Just like the master Schedule you can keep track of important activities that need to be completed or were completed for your livestock.  Go to your livestock tab and open the specific...
Can I use Farmbrite for aquaponics?
Farmbrite can be used for many types of livestock tracking including aquaponics. Go to Livestock tab Click on the arrow on "Add a new animal" to Add a group. Enter the information needed Save Go back into your new record Add more det...
How do I look at my reproduction report?
You can look at your overall livestock reproduction by pulling a livestock reproduction report.  To pull a reproduction report: You can access this report on the "Livestock" tab. (This report is only available with certain Farmbrit...
How do I create a bill of sale of an animal?
Selling an animal in Farmbrite There are times when you will sell and animal from your stock. Maybe it's yearly and maybe it's hardly ever, wherever you end up in the spectrum Farmbrite can help you generate a bill of sale.  Go to you...
How do I import animals?
To take your data from your Excel file or other type of file and put it into Farmbrite you will want to take the following steps. On the Livestock tab there is a dropdown arrow on the "Record an animal" button. Then click the "Import...
How do I add offspring to a parent?
Keeping track of many types of animals and their pedigree can be a challenge. It also is really hard to go back and remember the who, what, when after the fact. Creating a genealogy chart and keeping good notes is a great way to keep track of all th...
Changing status of livestock
Changing the status of your livestock in Farmbrite You can change the status of your animals in Farmbrite to reflect the current health or status of the animal. Some of those status are: Active, butchered, culled, deceased, off-farm, lactating, dry...