Animal Health - Health Treatment Analysis
Analyzing the impact of health treatments on animal performance can be accomplished using the following steps in StockManager:
Setup Group(s) to assign Treatment animals to in Groups screen
Setup a data collection and drafting event in the Configured Events screen to:
Capture Health Treatment administered
Draft animals into Control and Experimental Groups based on whether they received a Health Treatment
Use the Analysis screen on the web portal to compare performance metrics between the Groups to determine the Health Treatment impacts
Setting up Groups to assign treatment animals to ahead of time makes it easy to identify them in the General Analysis screen using a Group filter.
The event configuration shown below:
Displays animal's previous weight and condition score
Captures current weight and health treatment (optional - can randomly choose which animals get HT or not
Drafts animals that have received health treatment into the Experimental Group - others are assigned to the Control Group
The screen below is what is shown for the event configuration displayed above once it is started. The animal's last weight and condition score are displayed at the top of the screen. To randomly select animals to assign to the controIf the animal requires a treatment, the user can select the "Treatment A 10g" button and DONE which will both add this to the animal's record and draft them Forward. If this is not selected for the animal and DONE button is selected, the animal will be drafted First Left.
Use the Analysis screen on the web portal to compare the results between the Control and Experimental Groups.