One of the benefits of Stockbook is that you are able to register seed stock animals with breed societies. This Knowledge Base tip helps you through the process of setting up Stockbook to ensure that you are able to meet the respective cattle society requirements.
Go to Setup > Society Details
If you have purchased the stud version of Stockbook, you will need to fill in your society details. If the correct society is not already showing, click on the dropdown list next to Choose a Society and select the required society, e.g.: Angus Aust.
After you have selected the society from the dropdown list, the Society Name will then appear.
Add in the Society Email address. This will be used for any communication with the society in terms of electronic movement of registration details.
Add the Herd Ident. These characters are allocated to you by your society, e.g. AAA, and are used as the first part of the primary Id of any new animal that you enter into your system. Options with Herd Ident include:
NOTE: if you want to include one or more spaces at the end of your chosen characters the last space should be replaced by a ? (Eg AA? will represent the identification AA 123).
If relevent include a Membership Number. This will allow correspondance between Breedplan and your society via this number; otherwise the Herd Ident. will be used.
Add appropriate Animal Name Prefix if allocated by your breed society. These are normally used as the first part of the name of any new animal that you enter into your system, e.g. GLEN FORRES.
Select a Breed, e.g. Angus
Click OK to save changes. You will then be asked if you want to change details for another society. If so, click Yes and choose another society. If not, click No.