PS Stockbook

Animal Pedigree - send via PDF


How do I display an animal's Pedigree Tree and send it via email?

Detailed Description

Step 1:

  • From the Current Animals (or Archived Animals) screen, select the animals that you wish to look at, via:
    • Clicking Select All to select all animals currently displayed (use Desect All, if you want to start from scratch), OR
    • You may select animals in a contiguous group by clicking on the first animal in the group, holding down the Shift key and then clicking on the last animal in the group, OR
    • You may select, or deselect, animals at random by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on the animal, OR
    • If you only want to select one animal, then just click on that animal.


Step 2:

  • Click on the Pedigree blue tab in the bottom left-hand corner.


Step 3:

  • To view the details of each animal consecutively, click on the Next button.
  • Details displayed for each animal pedigree are:
    • Animal (Primary) idenifitication. (eg. ear tag)
    • Animal Name.
    • Animal Breed. (breed codes only)



How to send the pedigree as a PDF:

Setp 1:

  • Click on the Print (4) or Print (5) button. (different layouts)
  • Details printed for each animal in the pedigree are:
    • Animals (Prinmary) Identification.
    • Animal Name.
    • Animal Breed (breed codes only).
    • Notes attached to the main animal (as an option)
    • EBV's (herd, group or interim) for the main animal (as an option)
    • Birth, weaning and sale weights for the main animal.



Step 2:

  • Click on the paper icon dropdown menu.
  • Click on Export PDF.



Step 3:

  • Save the file to an area where you can easily locate it again.
  • You can now attach it within the email you wish to send.


Was this helpful?

Not helpful ( ) Very helpful