Stockbook provides an option that allows you to import carcass feedback data from abattoirs. If the meat-works can supply you with a carcase feedback file in CSV format, you are able to import this information directly to Stockbook which saves yourself the time from having to enter the data manually.
NOTE: Always create a copy of a .csv file before you open it to avoid loss of data
To be able to import the carcase data, the animals must first be “inactive” in Stockbook (Sales/Deaths/Disposals).
Select the File > Import Options > Details From Data File menu options
NOTE: You can’t have the file open in Excel or Notepad when you scan the file or it will produce an error message “I/O Error 103” If this occurs then close Excel and reopen it.
Note: You must link either the ID or EID field to the animal (Life Data>Id orEID) to assign the Carcase data to the correct animal
This will save all the linked fields for the next time you import you data.
If there are any animals that are not sold, an Errors Detected message will show. Any animals with an error will show the Animal Visual ID and the reason they were detected, i.e. Not dead or sold.
To correct the animals with errors you will need to close the error report and: