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Cow-Calf Manager 007 Tour - Cattle Ranch Operations

Cattle Ranch Operations

Cattle Ranch operations include sections for Pasture Management, Feed Inventory and Breed Associations. Click on the pane in on the left of the screen and select an item to view or edit details on the right


Breed Associations/Herd File Import

Save time and improve accuracy by importing your breed association herd file.

Import Cow-Calf 007 compatible data including: Animal pedigree, identifiers, weights and measurements, EPDs, Carcass and Ultrasound information.


Breed Associations/General Registration

General Registration details for an animal submitted for registration are assembled using information already on file without requiring re-entry.

Breed Association terms and codes are matched with those from Cow-Calf 007 animal screens, allowing fast and accurate submission.

Pick from dropdown lists and complete additional details, then mark for submission in next upload. When all new animal registrations are assembled, click the Upload Registrations button to send.

Supported breeds of cattle may be registered, either from the Breed Association pane or by clicking on the Association button next to the Breed drop down on the animal info screen.


Breed Associations/Animal Transfer

Completes transfer details as specified by the breed association

Complete additional transfer details, then mark for submission in next upload.


Breed Associations/Registration Upload

Registration Upload

Complete payment details, then send pending registrations to the breed association.

Registrations are sent to the breed association as an email attachment, for most users without needing to open an email program.


TLBAA AI/ET Certificate

The TLBAA AI and Embryo Transfer Breeding Certificate is linked to the Cow's Breeding record screen. To create a new certificate, click the Select Cow Breed Record for Certificate button. Select the Cow's breeding record from the list and click OK.

The Certificate may be used for either Artifical Insemination or Embryo Transfer breeding. One AI/ET Certificate per cow breeding is allowed. To create a TLBAA AI/ET Certificate, first fill out as much of the Cow's breeding record as is available and save your changes. Next click the TLBAA TLBAA Cert button on the breeding record screen. Select the appropriate certificate type.

Wherever possible, the required information is retrieved from the existing cow breeding record, cow record, ranch and contact data already entered.


TLBAA Animal Transfer

The TLBAA Animal Transfer screen is linked to each transferred animal.

One Animal Transfer record per animal is allowed. To create a TLBAA Transfer record, click the Select Animal button and choose the animal for the transfer.

Wherever possible, the required information is retrieved from the existing animal, ranch and contact data already entered. For cows with a calf less than 205 days old, information for that calf is retrieved into the Calf at Side area. For cows with a breeding less than 290 days ago that does not have a calving date entered, information for that breeding is retrieved into the Breeding Information area.

Enter all fields as required by the TLBAA. This screen corresponds to the printed TLBAA form as closely as possible. Please contact the TLBAA as needed if a question should arise on which form is needed or how it should be filled out in your particular situation.


TLBAA Animal Registration

The TLBAA Animal Registration screen is linked to each registered animal.

One Animal Registration record per animal is allowed. To create a TLBAA Registration record, click the Select Animal button and choose the animal for the registration.

Wherever possible, the required information is retrieved from the existing animal, ranch and contact data already entered.


TLBAA List AI/ET Certificates

This report lists all Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America AI/ET Certificate applications.

You may filter by the cow's Herd, Pasture, Owner and Category. By entering dates in the Date Bred From/To, you may filter by the Date Bred in the cow breeding record associated with the AI/ET certificate.

By clicking on a line so it it highlighted, then clicking the Goto Selected animal button, you can bring up the animal information screen for the animal that the AI/ET certificate was issued for. To locate the specific breeding and see the AI/ET Certificate, locate the breed record by the Date Bred that you see in the report.

In addition to printing the report to the printer, you can print the report to a file that may be opened by Excel or other spreadsheeet by clicking the Excel icon near the print button.


TLBAA List Transferred Animals

This report lists all Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America Animal Transfer applications.

You may filter by the animal's Herd, Pasture, Owner, Category and Animal Type. By entering dates in the Transfer Date From/To, you may filter by the Transfer Date in the TLBAA Animal transfer application.

By clicking on a line so it it highlighted, then clicking the Goto Selected animal button, you can bring up the animal information screen for the animal that the Animal Registration application was issued for.

Create, Edit or Delete TLBAA Transfer applications in the list.

In addition to printing the report to the printer, you can print the report to a file that may be opened by Excel or other spreadsheeet by clicking the Excel icon near the print button.


TLBAA List Registered Animals

This report lists all Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America Animal Registration applications.

You may filter by the animal's Herd, Pasture, Owner, Category and Animal Type. By entering dates in the Registration Date From/To, you may filter by the Registration Date in the TLBAA Animal transfer application.

By clicking on a line so it it highlighted, then clicking the Goto Selected animal button, you can bring up the animal information screen for the animal that the Animal Registration application was issued for.

Create, Edit or Delete TLBAA registrations in the list.

In addition to printing the report to the printer, you can print the report to a file that may be opened by Excel or other spreadsheeet by clicking the Excel icon near the print button.


Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America Membership Info

Keep track of TLBAA Membership Info.

Includes contact info and dues payments.


Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America TLBAA Herd File Import

Allows you to import a TLBAA Herd file into your Cow-Calf 007 database with ease.

Using this option is a quick way to set up your data.

Request your herd file from the TLBAA to be sent to you by email and import into the Longhorn 007


Pasture Management/Pasture Info

Details of the cattle pasture including name, ranch, acreage, location and comments

Separate spring and fall grazing periods as used by summary reports under Reports/Pasture Management


Pasture Management/Pasture Map

Store an aerial photo, survey or other map of the cattle pasture in the Cow-Calf 007 for reference.

Print out the map at any time to take in the field. Export map image to a file for email or transfer to a mobile device.


Pasture Management/Pasture Water Sources

Water sources available in the cattle pasture.

Full details of water source, including type, location, capacity, condition and space for a picture.


Pasture Management/Pasture Weeds

Noxious weeds found in the cattle pasture.

Identification details of weeds requiring control or monitoring, including picture.

Space for description, location, observation dates, control method, control status and comments.


Pasture Management/Pasture Grazing Periods

Grazing Periods for which the pasture was in use.

Record pasture conditions, turn in and take out dates, forage amounts and comments

Create grazing period for one pasture, then copy same period to all other pastures

Separate spring and fall grazing periods as used by summary reports under Reports/Pasture Management


Pasture Management/Individual Pasture Movements

Listing of all individual cattle moves to and from current pasture

Filter options for Move Date range, Specific Animal, Animal Type and To/From Pasture

Historical record of which cattle were in pasture, when and pasture moved from

Pasture moves are recorded automatically whenever the pasture for an animal is changed

Allows editing of pasture movements within report

Entries used in pasture summary reports under Reports/Pasture Management/Individual Pasture Movements


Pasture Management/Group Pasture Movements

Group cattle movements into and out of pasture during selected grazing period.

Enter Date, Action, Animal Type, Count and Other Pasture

Popup pick lists and calendar speed up entry

Automatic add of all cattle in pasture during previous selected grazing period

Entries used in pasture summary reports under Reports/Pasture Management/Group Pasture Movements


Feed Info/Feed Inventory

Feed and supplements carried in inventory by ranch operation.

Add new feeds carried by typing in Feed Name column on new record

Records Inventory Date, Amount, Units, Consumption per head and Re-Order Alarm level

Popup pick lists and calendar speed up entry


Feed Info/Feed Purchase

Records Feed Purchase details.

Enter Supplier, Feeds purchased, amounts and costs

Entering a new feed purchase with matching Feed Name and Inventory Unit automatically adds purchased amount to Feed Inventory page.


Feed Info/Feed Supplier

Records Feed Supplier details.

Enter Supplier contact information, add feeds carried by supplier. Feeds used in ranch operations are defined on the ranch's feed inventory page.

Supplier name and phone in list at top of screen for quick reference and selection.


Feed Info/List Feed Purchases

List Feed Purchases.

Filter by purchase date range to view all purchases within the specified range.

Includes total cost calculation and export to excel compatible file.