We know that every producer is different, and every ranch's
needs are different, that is why CowCaf5 is extremely customizable.
When you purchase CowCalf5, you get the complete program, that
includes features like PDA software, report writing, commercial/purebred
features included. Most competitors offer various add-on features
that add to the cost of the software. The purchase of CowCalf5
includes everything. If there are features or areas that you don't
need, you simply don't use them.
The primary goal of this record system is to incorporate areas
of selection, reproduction, nutrition, health, feedlot performance,
carcass quality, and cost of production into one record system.
With this program, each aspect of production can be evaluated
to provide objective information for future management decisions.
There is nobody that utilizes all the features and functions
of CowCalf5. The features are there if you ever decide to use
them. "Collect only the data you will use; Use the data you
CowCalf5 costs only $500. This includes all features and modules
including software for either the Palm or Pocket PC, EID software,
and SPA. The best thing about the purchase of CowCalf5 is that
by purchasing CowCalf5, you get UNLIMITED FREE Tech Support, AND
UNLIMITED FREE UPDATES.
CowCalf5 is easy to use. Like any software program though, there
is a learning curve evolved. That is why we offer unlimited FREE
tech support. If you purchase the program, we want you to use
it, not get frustrated and not use it. Our goal is to better the
cattle industry through better performance records.
CowCalf5 is extremely customizable. CowCalf5 has dozens of optional
variables available. This give the use the ability to collect
data specific to their needs. CowCalf5 comes preloaded with BIF
(Beef Improvement Federation) defaults. If you want to change
any adjustment factor or coded field, they are easily customized
for each herd.
One of the most powerful feature of CowCalf5 is the customizable
reporting and data entry feature. Users can choose which records
to view, and what data from each record. These reports can be
sorted by any field or combination of fields.
The original version of CowCalf was written before personal computers
were even invented (1980). The CowCalf5 Software Program has evolved
from the ideas of producers, animal scientists, and veterinarians.
CowCalf5 is continually evolving, and we welcome your suggestions
for improvements or enhancements.
Electronic ID and National ID Ready
National Animal Identification System (NAIS) is being implemented
through the USDA, and CowCalf5 is a key component to this program.
One of the key component of NAIS is animal trace back, and a good
record system is required in order to provide this aspect. CowCalf5
has been and continues to be a leader in cattle records.
A good record system is of no value if it is not usable or used.
CowCalf5 make keeping cattle records easy and timely. With the
use of PDA's, now your records can be available to you while you
are working the animals, and provide you with valuable historic
information. Decisions can be made while the animal is being worked,
not when you are entering the data into the computer after the
animals have been turned out.