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Plan-A-Head Dairy Management Software

Plan-A-Head Dairy Management Software is a powerful yet easy to use management tool designed to assist you in the management of your dairy animals individually or as a herd.

Plan-A-Head Dairy Management Software is Plan-A-Head’s flagship module and has been used by dairy farmers of all sizes for the past 32 years. The Dairy System allows easy access, to key information on each animal, or the whole dairy herd thereby fostering an increase in efficiency and profitability. The Dairy Management Software was developed in consultation with the leading Breed Societies, as well as dairy consultants, vets and farmers.

Main Features

Analyzes Data

Fertility, Health, Production, Genetics, Weight Gains/Losses, Quality of milk and Feeding is all monitored.

Sync together

Data can be imported or exported to milking machines and scales.

Graphs

Production and growth graphs are always available and up-to-date.

Live Data

Sync data from milking machines and scales.

Features of Plan-A-Head Dairy:

  • Cow Information Cards – Showing lifetime history of AI’s, production, calvings, mastitis, other medical and weight recordings. Production graphs as well as weight recording graphs are available for individual animals as well as the entire dairy herd.
  • Milk Recording – official or unofficial milk recording facility. Electronic transfer of milk recordings to laboratories for testing and automated import of results highlighting problem dairy cows with high somatic cell counts together with their somatic cell count history and mastitis problems over their lifetime.
  • Milking Machines – The system has been linked to the major electronic milking machines thus saving having to recapture milk into the dairy system.
  • Veterinary History – Option to generate a vet visit report with all dairy cows overdue for calving, not cycling, cycled after pregnancy tested positive, due for pregnancy testing together with all their current medical history.
  • Fertility History ie: heats, services, calvings, etc. – Fertility history of AIs, heats, pregnancy test results on each dairy animal as well as conception stats by bull or inseminator can be extracted.

Why use Plan-A-Head Dairy:

  • Our Dairy system has been developed with farmers and consultants
  • Is easy to use
  • Integrates with milking machines
  • Over 32 years experience in the field
  • Many farmers trust in our Dairy system

Which Dairy version is right for you?

  • Lite
    R410 monthly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Limited to 100 Animals
  • Standard
    R650 monthly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Limited to 300 Animals
  • Enterprise
    R1340 monthly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Unlimited Animals
  • Lite
    R4920 yearly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Limited to 100 Animals
  • Standard
    R7800 yearly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Limited to 300 Animals
  • Enterprise
    R14880 yearly
    • Unlimited telephone support
    • Unlimited email support
    • Unlimited remote support
    • Updates as they are released
    • Unlimited Animals

*All prices are excluding VAT, installation and training.

Whats New

Version No : 2016-1-160
Updated
- Somatic Cell Count report
- Update Work Worksheet
Version No : 2016-1-156
Added
- Export Pedigree to Excel on the browse cows

Version No : 2016-1-155
Fixes
- All Browsers tagging system has been fixed **
Added
- More features to Housekeeping

Version No : 2016-1-152
Updates
- Input Condition Score in Heifer/Cow Weight Input without a weight
- Batch Culling is moved to Batch Processing
Added
- Choice between Landscape and Portrait for Vet Report (As requested by our users)
DeLaval Sync Fertilities
- Add Condition Score
Fixes
- Vet Report not giving printing as an option

Version No : 2016-1-149
Updates
- Vet Report changed to landscape and added Heat Observor

Version No : 2016-1-142
Bug fixes and performance improvement
Important Update
DeLaval Sync Fertilities
- if a cow is confirmed in calf (Y) and then a negative (N) preg check happens after.
PAH WILL NOT SEND the negative (N) preg check to DeLaval as Alpro/Delpro thinks
its an Abortion. Only in this situation. Report will be given to Manually update Alpro/Delpro.
Fixes
- Batch Processes tagging
- Alpro/Delpro milk sync
Updates
- Help links to new online documentation
- New system UI for Windows 10

Version No : 2016-1-134
Bug fixes for syncing with Delaval Software
New - update preg flag on Company Setup closing
- Sort by expected calving date on Abortations
- Group recalc totals of animals on entering window
- Bull recalc Update Bull Conception Stats
- When insert new AI/Heat improved Bull Conception Stats
Changes
- You can't add a cow with the same ticket number that has been culled
- update to preg flag
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-128
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-126
New - Sync tab under Company Setup
- Can choose what you want to sync when syncing with Delaval Software
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-125
Fixed Reports and Calc Days In Milk and age on startup

Version No : 2016-1-122
New - Import gallagher session now imports and updates weights
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-112
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-111
Automatic updates every 30 days

Version No : 2016-1-99
Automatic updates, If you up to date with your SLA automatic updates will apply

Version No : 2016-1-89
Bug fixes

Version No : 2016-1-73
New Features
- Added Browse Vet Results, one place to input all your Vet results (beta)

Version No : 2016-1-70
Bug fixes and performance improvement

Version No : 2016-1-66
Fixed Culling syncing with DeLaval software
Added - Edit to Browse Weight file

Version No : 2016-1-63
Added Pathogens onto the Allerton SCC Report
Fixed Group syncing with DeLaval software
- If you select Don't send groups from PAH to DeLaval you will be able to receive groups from DeLaval Software
- If you don't select Don't send groups from PAH to DeLaval you will be able to send groups from PAH to DeLaval Software

Version No : 2016-1-62
Bug Fix - Sync with Delpro
Added - Feed Parameters extra fields

Version No : 2016-1-61
Added - Herd Status Pie Graph in Management Criteria Control

Version No : 2016-1-55
Added - Sync with Delpro has been added, you can now sync with Delpro

Version No : 2016-1-42
Fixed - List Tickets sort by cow ticket, Added Only Cows In Milk

Version No : 2016-1-40
Bug Fix - Breed codes

Version No : 2016-1-39
Added - Days in Milk to Browse the Cow File Query List

Version No : 2016-1-32
Bug Fix - Cull a Cow refresh Browse the Cow File

Version No : 2016-1-30
Added - Milk Production Record calculates CIM to include terminated

Version No : 2016-1-27
Added - Milk Production Record with Weekly Report to Bulk Tank Milk Record
Added - Bulk Tank Milk Record 'Calculate' Button fills in days and calculates CIM

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