1. General Model Information

Name: The Dairy Information System


Main medium: terrestrial
Main subject: agriculture
Organization level: population
Type of model: not specified
Main application: decision support/expert system
Keywords: dairy cows, young stock, milk recording, financial summary, growth rates, health, fertility, milk, yield


Department of Agriculture
The University of Reading
Department of Agriculture
Earley Gate

Phone:+44 0734 267886
Fax :



Dairy information and management system for recording, reporting and costing on dairy cows and young stock. The package comprises the central program DAISY Cow Records and a suite of linked modules; Merit - milk recording; Daisy Herd Margins - financial summary; Youngstock - growth rates, health and fertility information, Milk Yield; Moira - fertility analysis; Datastream - data transfer form other programs, Additional Information - breed society requirements and Special Facilities for research trial purposes.

Author of the abstract:

Centre for Computer-based Learning in Land Use and Environmental Sciences (CLUES)

II. Technical Information

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III. Mathematical Information

III.1 Mathematics

III.2 Quantities

III.2.1 Input

III.2.2 Output

IV. References

V. Further information in the World-Wide-Web

VI. Additional remarks

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last modified by Tobias Gabele Wed Aug 21 21:44:41 CEST 2002

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