can your rural vet do for you ?
Cattle need to be handled in
a well constructed crush
Animals should be kept calm
in the holding pens. The
animals should not be
A cattle crush for adult
cattle should not exceed an
internal width of 70cm.
Exceeding this results in
cattle being able to turn
around. This often leads to
cattle falling, which may
result in injuries and
sometimes even deaths
possibly resulting from
identification is very
important for accurate
record keeping and financial
In livestock farming it is critical to have
groups of uniform female animals. Heifers should
be of uniform weight and age in order to
increase reproduction efficacy, nutritional and
Support and enquiries
Cell +27 83 630 7181
- Register as a user, setup your details
- Register each animal with its tag (MSD Animal Health ID tag for livestock)
- Register the animal details
- Register the medical treatments applied
- Register routine procedures applied eg. Vaccinations, de-worming, dipping etc.
- Weigh animals, monitor ADG
(ave. daily gain)
- Register status of animal e.g. active, quarantine, dead, sold etc
- Change of ownership
(change of location)
DISPATCH, send animal details
electronically to new (byuer)
- Notifiable diseases record or EROSION disease notification to potential new owner ( farmer, feedlot, abattoir, meat processor = human food chain safety protocols )
- Veterinarians can enter their client’s livestock test results eg. TB, CA or Trichomonas etc on line to the benefit of all livestock producers who will be able to insist on the animal’s latest health screening tests conducted prior to purchase.
- Assists livestock auctioneers in providing real, live info to their prospective clients on the day.
- Adds value through providing animal health records for new prospective buyer.
- Animal change of ownership can be concluded at the auction premises.
- LIVE UPDATE of all data can be done via internet and should be done as regularly as possible.
- Annual animal health program cost projections
can be done at a service fee
available from GMPTags.
CA testing of Cattle herds