Click on “Download PDF” for the PDF version or on the title for the HTML version.
If you are not an ASABE member or if your employer has not arranged for access to the full-text, Click here for options.
ENDEAVOUR2 Livestock and Paddock Database Based on a Farm Map
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Pp. 370-373 in Proceedings of the World Congress of Computers in Agriculture and Natural Resources (13-15, March 2002, Iguacu Falls, Brazil) 701P0301.(doi:10.13031/2013.8354)
Authors: James W. Oltjen and Graeme Ogle
Keywords: Farm Management, Livestock Production Systems,GIS/Land Use
ENDEAVOUR2 is a time-based database for recording stock and paddock information. Based on a farm map, paddocks, herd locations, water reticulation details and associated events may be recorded. One may move through time and see the changes that have occurred on the farm. A comprehensive list of events is available for use, but custom ones can also be created. All recording is carried out directly through the farm map using a mouse. Reports may be over any time period, and specialized reports include stock reconciliation; paddock productivity; live weight gains; histories for individual animals, herds or paddocks; the amount of nutrients applied to a paddock; or customized. Cooperative Extension personnel at the University of California carried out a comprehensive review and the program was considered very powerful in its flexible event structure and its ability to integrate events with spatial and temporal relationships through the farm map.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)