Free Cattle Record Keeping Classes

Online Class Schedule

Introduction to CattleMax Online

A 1-hour or so guided tour of CattleMax Online in action! You will learn about customizing CattleMax to fit your operation, organizing your cattle with groups, getting your records into CattleMax, and how use the production records (breeding, pregnancy checking, and calving).  This class is intended for those considering CattleMax Online and those who have recently signed up for CattleMax Online.

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Utilizing RFID ear tags and digital weigh scales

Technology is constantly evolving in the cattle industry. This class covers a complete cattle management solution of electronic identification, digital weigh scales, and management software. The first half of the class provides an introduction to and benefits of electronic identification, including selecting tags, choosing an EID reader, and utilizing the reader in day-to-day cattle management. The second half of the class discusses choosing and utilizing digital weigh scales to improve efficiency. The CattleMax software is demonstrated throughout.

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Personalized Classes For Your Members or Students

Would your cattleman’s association, breed association, or school/university class be interested in a CattleMax class at a specific time that works for your members or students?  We can host classes locally, in conjunction with events, or online via our online class technology. Common topics include Cattle Record Keeping 101, Introduction to CattleMax, Using CattleMax with weigh scales and RFID/EID readers. If your group has specific ideas that you would like covered, such as a particular breed or type of operation, we can also discuss that. To inquire further about a personal class, please contact us.

How the Classes Work

Learn more about cattle record keeping and CattleMax Online through an online workshop. After registering for the free workshop, you’ll receive an email which includes a link to click when it’s time for the workshop. You’ll then see the workshop right on your own computer, and you can hear through your computer’s speakers or call the phone number provided in the confirmation email. Internet speed is not a problem – the workshop system works just fine on a dial-up Internet connection. You’ll be able to ask your cattle record keeping related questions through a type-in area that appears on your screen. Also, don’t worry about finding a quiet time at your house… your audio will be muted so no one else will hear the dogs barking or kids playing.