Animals in Groups

  • How Groups Work

    The AotG >> Groups section allows you to define any number of categories that suit your purpose. A group could be: an on-farm paddock or pasture name (eg ‘windmill paddock’, ‘top pasture’). When you move animals in the real-life windmill paddock…More »
  • How to Add Groups

    You can add your groups at any time and in any order, as you think of them or need them. To add a group:  1. Click on [inline:12:.middle] at top of page, or [inline:13:.middle] on The Dashboard  2. Click [inline:14:.middle] on the next screen  3. Enter…More »
  • Adding Animals: Read First

    The Animals section is the heart of AotG. It is the one into which most information will be entered, and the one which the rest of the program interacts with. There is no right way or wrong way to enter animals, but your type and size of herd may make…More »
  • Adding Animals: Where to Start?

    “Where do I start?!” can seem very daunting at first glance. We offer several approaches below. The Bulk Entry Way For those already using other programs or spreadsheets. Your data may be able to be imported directly into the program. Please read…More »
  • How to Add Animals

    You can add animals at any time and in any order, however some approaches may prove better than others. Please read the entire Animals section first before starting, so as to be fully informed of the various routes you can take. To add an animal:  1.…More »
  • The General Tab

    The GENERAL TAB is the only essential one for entering animals, and appears as the default for this reason. It is accessible via AotG >> Animals, by clicking either to add a new animal, or the EDIT ICON at the left of an existing animal row. This…More »
  • How to Add Animals to Groups

    With your groups created and your herd entered , it’s time to assign animals to groups and really get going! This allows bulk actions to be applied to bulk animals effortlessly. You can move animals in and out of groups at any time, as well as assign…More »
  • How to Move Animals In and Out of Your Herd

    You’ve entered a whole bunch of animals—some are yours, some are agisted/boarded with you, and some are ancestors. Your list of animals is looking long and unmanageable. How to separate them out? Simply create a master group of the animals you care for…More »

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