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Beef Stocker USA 2013 Survey of the Animal Identification Industry
 

Responding Company: Micro Beef Technologies, Ltd.
Survey Section: Software


 

Company:

Micro Beef Technologies, Ltd.
    

 

Develop Software:

Yes
     

 

Describe:

MBT has pioneered numerous patented and fully integrated individual animal management systems, which include National Animal Identification, comprehensive source and process verification, individual animal tracking and information management for the beef industry. These systems provide unique solutions to large commercial feedlots, livestock markets, cow-calf and stocker operations and processors.
    

 

Version Name (1):

ACCU-TRAC
    

 

Attributes:

Comprehensive, feedyard-based individual animal identification, tracking, measurement, management and marketing systems for optimized profit
    

 

Version Name (2):

CattleLog Pro and CattleLog Express
    

 

Attributes:

Software designed for individual animal management.
    

 

Version Name (3):

DRUG-TRAC Animal Health Management System
    

 

Attributes:

A patented and complete health, inventory, reporting and quality assurance based management system
    

 

Version Name (4):

READ-N-FEED Bunkreading System and GPS Feed Truck System
    

 

Attributes:

A complete bunk management and reporting system and a patented GPS feed truck system for automatic pen identification, one pass feeding and wireless data transmission
    

 

Interface with RFID Readers:

Through a Micro Beef PC, laptop or process control computer.
    

 

Software Interface With:

Allflex, Destron, AgInfoLink EID readers; scale weight indicators, ultrasound
    

 

Records Collected:

All types of animal production records may be collected, tracked, and reported from. Some Micro Beef systems include fully-automated, high-speed facilities that also measure internal tissue characteristics and external animal dimensions.
    

 

Manual Entry:

Yes
    

 

Data Stored:

PC
    

 

Installation Costs:

Dependent upon the software or system being purchased. Some software may be installed for free while others require on-site installation and training.    

 

Computer Operating System:

Windows 2000/XP, Linux
    

 

Training Costs:

Dependent upon the software or system being purchased.     

 

Technical Support:

Micro Beef provides technical support within 24 hours, 7 days per week, 365 days per year
    

 

Technical Support Plan:

Phone, web-based, dial-up and on-site support
    

 

Cost of Technical Support:

Included in the license and support fees and product relationship.
    

 

Support Non-electronic Ave.:

Various manual data entry alternatives available through CattleLog Data Services.
    

 

Software Updated:

Micro Beef continuously improves systems and makes additions to features with routine version upgrades.
    

 

Additional Costs:

None.
    

 

If No, Software Recommended:


    

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