As the world goes digital so does our thoughts, and when our thoughts become digital then it is not possible that businesses and other necessities remain manual, we make them digital as well. A lot of businesses are gone digital whether small or big, technology has become the essential need of our daily lives just like bread and butter.
Now, have you ever heard of livestock business going digital or they require any kind of software?
The answer from you would be a big ‘NO’, because you live in the cities of busy states with fast moving life and you would definitely wonder why a livestock business would require any type software or use of technology as the work carried out in there is mostly manual.
The reply is pretty simple: people and staff working in farms are human as well, the farm cannot be run by itself, as a result when technology is implemented to the business in the universe, the livestock sector is a part of it and have the equal right to get digital as well.
Let’s discuss what is meant by livestock management software?
It can be defined as: Management software that helps farmers to manage and keep record of their animals directly from the time they are born till the time they are sold in the market. This software has the capability to manage the animal inventory management, from number of livestock to height, weight, health, and fertility. Moreover, it also displays feed costing and performance metrics.
Livestock management software has gained attention of livestock professionals who are now thinking of availing benefits after deploying this software. The software is designed and developed in such a way that it can help livestock professionals and farming business owners who are looking to enhance their business and earn high revenues. This software has proved to be of good importance to livestock professional who are using it, their work has now become less hectic than ever, it has become easier for them to monitor their animals and also keep a proven record of their staff.
Furthermore, this software plays a significance role in offering users with better reporting capabilities such as, financial tracking of profits generated from sale of livestock animals or their products. The best thing about this software is that you can merge it with crop management farming as well if you own a separate farm as well along with livestock business.
The best thing about this software is that it monitors each animal with all information being translated into important trends and then accordingly direct the farmer to take necessary actions. Livestock management software also offers these features to other farming professionals near the farm.
Livestock management software offers farmers with the opportunity to work on the framework as per the latest market trends in the livestock industry, this also enables them with the technology used by their competitors. Following are some of the benefits that have widen the scope of livestock management software:
- INCREASE IN GROWTH LEVELS
Livestock farming is considered to be a very hectic work as compared to crop farming, because it deals with management of each individual animal. To eliminate this hectic load from the farmers, livestock management software has offered farmers with livestock technology where they can easily monitor growth levels of their animals and use better feed for those animals who are lacking in growth without business going in loss.
- ANIMAL PROFILE
Livestock management software comes with the unique feature where you can easily store massive data for each animal such as weight, sex, animal type, etc. Most important feature of this software is that it offers you with the feature to record all type of events of your livestock. As a result, farmers and livestock businesses have benefited from this feature making in terms of taking decisions.
- MONITORING OF FEED CONSUMPTION
Animals graze tons of feed daily if left open to graze freely in the grounds, this software in turn help farmers to keep a track of how much amount of feed each animal consumed on the present and previous days. In return, this helps them to calculate the cost invested on feed and further more is to be incurred if the feed is of good quality and is beneficial for the animal in terms of growth of meat and health.
- MONITORING OF ACTIVITIES
With the help of advanced solutions developed in this software, various events of the livestock can be monitored easily at different time intervals. These events include: animal vaccine, birth, injury, breeding techniques and death. The livestock professional and owners get all the updates on their system within fraction of seconds and they can easily monitor the performance of their livestock.
Moreover, monitoring solutions helps farmers in collecting and analyzing data on several animals in terms of determining the heat levels, health and nutrition progress in the form of groups or even in herd. This in return provides you with information of that is efficient and profitable in following ways:
- Accurate detection of reproduction hormones for effective reproduction.
- Emergency alerts on animal’s health situations in case if the animal’s life is in danger.
- Different time alerts featuring changes in animal consumption.
- Cloud based integration to display the progress report of the livestock on your system and other stakeholders.
However, the livestock businesses success lies in the hands of supply chain department as they are main player when it comes to supply and distribution of meat, they are the ones who make fulfill the requirements for many businesses, hotels and meat shops in terms of consumption on daily basis.
In the future, animal care software will continue to groom with latest technology trends in order to provide high revenue to the livestock business owners. Farmers are no more old timers now, they are pacing up with technologies with the passage of time by adopting the use of advanced machine learning, running cloud based solutions and covering the data to carry out the livestock workflow smoothly in order to support farmers to feed the world in the best possible manner without creating shortage of meat.