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Cattle Manager App Now Available

28th January 2014

Last year a group of Wick High School pupils won an award for creating great new app for your phone. It will cut down on paper work for farmers.

"Apps for Good" http://www.appsforgood.org/ awards saw Wick High School gain the award. now farmers can download the App.

Wick High School was the first in Scotland to enter the competition, which takes the teams to London for work experience (hothouses) with high-tech companies in Tech City in London before making "dragon's den" pitches for their app ideas.

Do away with the mountain of paperwork that comes with looking after a herd. Cattle Manager lets you read and add information about each of your cows on your mobile as you go around the farm.

The app was created by John, Keiran and Ryan, students at Wick High School in Caithness, Scotland. John, comes from a long line of farmers and helps with his family's herd. The team know that the last thing farmers want is to be wasting time and energy on paperwork so they have come up with an idea for an app that solves this problem.

FEATURES
- Add and view information about each cow in your herd when you're on the move
- Get alerts ahead of important dates e.g. when injections are due
- Upload the tag numbers for your herd
- Everything stored on your mobile phone - no expensive equipment needed

Cattle Manager was developed as part of the Apps for Good programme and won the "Power to do More - getting the most from your time" category sponsored by Dell at the Apps for Good Awards 2013, the national app competition for young people across the UK. As an Apps for Good Award winner, the team worked with development agency Novoda to have their app prototype built professionally and publicly launched, with the support of Apps for Good and Dell.

Apps for Good is an education movement where young people learn to create apps that change the world. Apps for Good partners with educators across the UK to deliver its course to young people 10-18 years of age.

Please write a review and let us know how the app works on your farm!

Get the APP HERE

GET IN TOUCH
Mail: Cattle.manager1[AT]gmail.com
Twitter: [AT]cattlemanager
Apps for Good is an open-source education movement that aims to build the next generation of problem solvers and makers. Find out more at www.appsforgood.org

 

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