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Sell stock

Use the Sell stock function to:

  • sell animals you own that are on your farm
  • sell animals you own that are grazing off your farm.
  • You cannot sell grazing-on animals.

Sell stock with a stock reconciliation

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If you are maintaining a stock reconciliation in FarmIQ, you can record sales using an EID file or by tally.

To sell stock using an EID file:
  1. On the Navigation bar, click Stock > Add or remove stock > Sales.
  2. If the System asks if you have a file or visual ID, click Yes. Otherwise, click Add tags.

    • Select the file from the computer or tag library.
  3. If the System shows that there are unregistered tags or errors on the file, you must deal with them before continuing.

  4. Check or enter the Departure date.
  5. The System matches the tags on the file with mobs on the farm.  You can change this:  
  6. Check that the number of animals sold matches the number of EID tags sold. Adjust the tally if necessary.
  7. Complete the remaining fields:
  • Fields with an are required. Other fields are optional.
  • You can select or add a Buyer.
  • You can record additional Notes or upload Attachments.

  1. Click Save.

    • The System confirms that the activity has been saved.
To sell stock by tally:
  1. On the Navigation bar, click Stock > Add or remove stock > Sales.
  2. If the System asks if you have a file or visual ID, click No.
  3. Choose to Select the stock you sold By mob, By paddock or From grazing-off stock.
  • Enter the Departure date.
  • Select the animals that you are selling using the mob, paddock or grazier. You can select multiple mobs or paddocks.  
  • Enter the tally for each stock class.
  1. Complete the remaining fields:
  • Fields with an are required. Other fields are optional.
  • You can select or add a Buyer.
  • You can record additional Notes or upload Attachments.

  1. Click Save.

    • The System confirms that the activity has been saved.
To sell stock by full or partial EID or VID tag number:
  1. On the Navigation bar, click Stock > Add or remove stock > Sales.
  2. If the System asks if you have a file or visual ID, click Yes. Otherwise, click Add Tags.  
    Select By tag
  3. Enter part or all of the EID or visual tag number, choose Partial or Exact match. Click Find.  
  • If the ID is assigned to more than one animal type, select the correct animal type.
  • If more than one animal matches the tag number, select the correct animal. 
  • You can click the EID number to see the animal history.
  1. Enter the Departure date.
  2. If the tag is…

    linked to a mob on the System…

    not linked to a mob on the system…

    the mob is selected and the tally for the tagged animal is filled in. 

    you will need to:

    • Select a mob from the dropdown box.
    • To select animals from more than one mob, click Select multiple mobs.  
    • Enter the tally for each stock class in the Select column.

    By default, only the tagged animal will be selected. 

    • To select animals from more than one mob, click Select multiple mobs
    • To select the animals all animals in the mob, click Select all
    • To clear the tallies, click Clear all.

  3. Enter the Sale details
  1. Complete the remaining fields:
  • Fields with an are required. Other fields are optional.
  • You can select or add a Buyer
  • You can record additional Notes or upload Attachments.

  1. Click Save.

    • The System confirms that the activity has been saved.

Sell stock by describing stock

If you are not maintaining a stock reconciliation in FarmIQ, record sales by describing stock.

To sell stock by describing stock:
  1. On the Navigation bar, click Stock > Add or remove stock > Sales.
  2. Enter the Departure date.
  3. Select the Animal Type.
  4. Describe the animals.
    If you...
    then...
    have added this stock class and breed as a favourite
    or 
    described this stock class and breed in FarmIQ before.
    select Add favourites 


    • To help identify the correct animals you can Show mob.

    • Select the checkbox for the Stock classBreed, Mob and Revenue group combination required.

    • Click OK. 
      If your Favourite does not include a mob, you can select or create a mob for the animals in this activity.
    have not added or used this stock class and breed in FarmIQ  before
    or 
    don't want to use favourites.
    click Add more animals 
     
    and use the dropdown boxes to select:
    • Stock class as at the date of the event
    • Breed. If you can't see the breed, click the plus sign.

      See Select a breed.
    • Mob or you can create a mob.
    • Revenue groups, if they are turned on.
  5. To add more animals, click Add favourite or Add more animals.
  6. Enter the tallies.
  7. Complete the remaining fields:
  • Fields with an are required. Other fields are optional.
  • You can select or add a Buyer.
  • You can record additional Notes or upload Attachments.

  1. Click Save.

    • The System confirms that the activity has been saved.

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