Adding an individual animal to a draft (sort) list

An individual animal can be manually added to a draft (sort) list for the Dairy Drafter/Sort Gate

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Written by Rosemary Stone
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You can manually add an individual animal to a draft list for the Dairy Drafter/Sort Gate. You may want to do this if you observe an animal which needs an intervention (e.g. she has a loose collar) or has a health issue (e.g. she has a strange lump on her back).

Note: If you don't see the Add to draft list option, check that you have Member or Admin permissions.

Note: If an animal is manually added to a draft list and she is NOT drafted during the milking session, she will NOT be added to the next draft list automatically. This will need to be done manually.

Adding an animal to a draft list using the web app

An individual animal can be added to a draft list from the Home screen, from the animal record or from the draft list.

To add an individual animal to a draft list from the Home screen:

  1. In the Home screen, click + beside the draft list you want to add the animal to.

    Tip: Click More.... to see all available draft lists.

  2. Enter the animal's ID.

  3. Select the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to or alternatively, select Heat or Health if this applies.

  4. Click Add to draft list.

To add an individual animal to a draft list from the animal record:

  1. With an animal record open, click on Add to draft list.

  2. Select the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to or alternatively, select Heat or Health if this applies.

  3. Select the draft list you want to add the animal to.

  4. Click Add to draft list.

To add an individual animal to a draft list from the draft list itself:

  1. With a draft list open, click on Add to draft list.

  2. Enter the animal's ID.

  3. Select the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to or alternatively, select Heat or Health if this applies.

  4. Click Add to draft list.

Adding an animal to a draft list using the mobile app

An individual animal can be added to a draft list from the Home screen, from the animal record or from the draft list.


To add an individual animal to a draft list from the Home screen:

  1. In the Home screen, tap + beside the draft list you want to add the animal to.

    Tip! Click More.... to see all available draft lists.

  2. Enter the animal's ID.

  3. Select the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to and tap OK.

To add an individual animal to a draft list from the animal record:

  1. With an animal record open, tap ⋮ then Add to draft list.

  2. Select the draft list and the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to and tap OK.

To add an individual animal to a draft list from the draft list itself:

  1. With a draft list open, tap +.

  2. Enter the animal's ID.

  3. Select the pen you would like the animal to be drafted to and tap OK.

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