How does DNB work in BoviSync?
In BoviSync the order of precedence for repro status is:
- Fresh, Open, DNB, Bred, Preg, Dry, Sold
In some other herd management software the precedence for repro status is:
- Fresh, Open, Bred, Preg Dry, DNB, Sold
In many other herd management software packages, an animal that is DNB and preg misses all the lists it needs and fails to show up on preg check lists. By setting the order this way, many of the problems associated with bred and pregnant DNB animals are eliminated. In BoviSync, the DNB being before the Bred, Preg, Dry fixes all those issues, but does result in a Bred cow that is marked as DNB having a repro status of Bred. So, if you are heat breeding a cow with a repro status of Bred, it is possible she has already been DNBed. The DNB date or DNB item is the best indicator for if a cow has a DNB or not.
It is also possible to DNB a cow this lactation for the next lactation. If she isn’t a good cow, she can be preg and DNBed. When she calves, the previous lactation DNB event will be converted into a repro check for the cow, with a message about the DNB and date. This is to prompt you to make a decision to continue the DNB or leave the DNB off of the animal.
DNB events are recorded with a date, reason, note, and technician. There are many pre-built reasons and the note field can include any note. Like all events in BoviSync, DNB can be created as a chore to complete, if the desire is to "check" animals ...
How Other Events work in BoviSync
Adding and Updating Other Event type: This guide will walk through the process to add or update Other Events on your farm. The Other Events allow for the recording of custom items on dairies by utilizing the detail field and notes item in the event ...
Written Instructions: 1. Enter a new Event. Go to: Enter > Events 2. Enter the new Breed information: 3. Click 'Save' Video Example:
Repro Status: How do they work in BoviSync?
The repro status in BoviSync will be changing frequently according to the different events that are entered for the animals. Below you can find a table that summarizes the different repro status in BoviSync and what events may trigger them. Lactation ...
Late Abortion Handling
If an abort is recorded for an animal 152 DCC or greater, a fresh event is created, consistent with DHIA standards. Physical aborts that late and later can cause a new lactation. However, if you breed an animal or find the animal open and record a ...