Drystock Farming Benefits

Easy Bord Bia Compliance

Herdwatch makes it easy to comply with the Bord Bia SBLAS scheme.

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Herd Update

You do not have to manually add or remove animals. Simply with a touch of a button, Herdwatch will update your herd.

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Herd Management

Keep on top of your herd with constant access to your animals details i.e. Age, TB date when you want and produce reports for them in seconds.

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Animal Groups

Herdwatch allows you to create animal groups for batch dosing. Allowing you to record treated animals in seconds.

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Fast Weight Recording

You can record weights in Herdwatch quickly and easily. Herdwatch will then calculate the Average Daily Gain for you.

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Paperless Cattle Movement Certs

You can apply for Movement Certs for cattle being sold and Notify Movements of cattle quickly through Herdwatch.

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Save time and hassle on farm compliance paperwork

Drystock farmers can save hours on paperwork for Cross-Compliance and the Sustainable Beef and Lamb Assurance Scheme (SBLAS) using the Herdwatch farm management app.

Herdwatch is fully approved by the Department of Agriculture and compliant with the Bord Bia Sustainable Beef and Lamb Scheme (SBLAS) guidelines. When an animal remedy treatment or pesticide application is recorded in the Herdwatch app then you are immediately compliant, no more paperwork.

SBLAS and Cross-Compliance events can be recorded as they happen using the Herdwatch app, you don’t even need an internet connection, it works fully offline. Everything is then backed up the cloud when an internet connection is available. Herdwatch allows Beef farmers to record treatments and dosing from the Crush.

What can I record in Herdwatch for Compliance?

  • Animal Remedy Treatments
  • Remedy Purchases
  • Remedy Stock Tracking
  • Feed Purchases
  • Sprays and Pesticide purchases
  • Sprays and Pesticide Use

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Using Herdwatch to record your remedies and feed purchases takes the stress out of preparing for your Bord Bia Audit.

Never let an animal go over age again. With Herdwatch you have your herd in your hand.

Even better, you can record with Herdwatch without any Internet connection.

Animal Group Recording


Managing animals in large groups has never been this easy. Herdwatch allows you to create groups of animals and manage them as one unit.

Recording a treatment for 100 bullocks can be done as quickly and easily as it can be done for one animal. It literally takes less than a minute.

Animals can be quickly filtered to give visibility on important information. In Herdwatch, you can use basic filters for animals such as age, breed and gender.

Herdwatch also comes extra smart filters:

  • Animals Purchased
  • Animals Born on Farm
  • Animals Sold
  • Animals over 70 days in Herd (Residency rules)
  • Animals under 30 Months

Herdwatch displays the list of animals in the way you want. You can sort your animals by:

  • Tag Number
  • Purchase date
  • Age
  • Freezebrand
  • Sale date

Easily produce Reports in Herdwatch

Everything recorded in Herdwatch can be easily produced in report form.

Herdwatch allows Beef farmers to record farm events and meet their compliance requirements however it also enables Beef farmers to make informed management decisions such as when to start feeding animals for finishing or what animals are not performing well in a group.

You can produce reports for:

  • Bord Bia Sustainable Beef and Lamb Assurance Scheme (SBLAS) and Cross Compliance
  • Cattle in Meat Withdrawal
  • Animals in Herd
  • Groups
  • Calves born
  • Breeding
  • Weight recording and average daily gains
  • Cost Management

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