Category Archives: Tutorial

Feed by animal and day

Individual feed consumption can be recorded for each day and female. You can enter the data directly into Porcitec as usual, or you may want to import from Excel or from automatic feeding systems, like Nedap Velos, Skiold, Schauer and … Continue reading

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Unexpected error from external database driver (1)

Since Oct 11 2017, importing data from Excel files generates the following error: “Unexpected error from external database driver (1)”. This is a Microsoft generated problem that is affecting not only Agritec products, but any software that uses XLS files … Continue reading

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PICTraq in Porcitec in one click

Porcitec is the first swine management software in the world to sync with PICTraq via Web Services. PICTraq is the industry’s largest genetic database. Just click the Sync button in Porcitec and in a few seconds all new sow events … Continue reading

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New 2017 Dashboard

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In the new 2017 version, we have added a new dashboard. When you first open your program, the home screen shows an overall view of the current farm status. In the main panel, each row shows the service periods with … Continue reading

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How to update multiples databases in a central office

Verion 9.0 comes with a new feature called database mirrors. This is specially useful in multi-farm companies, where each farm sends the database to the central office to run consolidated reports. Using a tool like DropBox, now the central office … Continue reading

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New report parameters in 9.0 version

Report parameter screens have been redesigned in version 9.0. The main change is the Display sheet. The Display sheet displays all the main parameters of the report in one unique place. Usually you will see the date filter, column configuration, … Continue reading

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Working with tablets

Using tablets, farms can work autonomously without depending on the central office.  Internet access must be available to synchronize data, but a permanent connection to the internet is not necessary to  consult animal histories or enter data.

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Deployment Methods

There are four methods of deployment of the Agritec application. Now you can choose to run applications and databases in your own premises, or run them in the cloud if you want to forget about infrastructure and software maintenance.

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How to get trial results

The research group wants to track a set of females that have been served for around 50 days and selected to be in a trial so we want to filter these females in standard reports like Service Result, Removed Females, … Continue reading

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Making your data management more efficient

For decades it has been difficult to choose between establishing a centralized vs. decentralized organizational model for data management. Each model has advantages and disadvantages.

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