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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#16  Unread postby Sagebrush » Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:56 pm


At the moment I only have one doe and one buck, but I use excel. I have a laptop so it is fairly easy to tote it around if needed. I have 1 page for bucks, 1 for does, and one for litters.

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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#17  Unread postby ckcs » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:05 am


Composition notebook. Each doe has a page. I right down date they were bred, projected delivery date and then how many babies. The parents information I just keep on my website.

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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#18  Unread postby MamaSheepdog » Fri Feb 07, 2014 12:11 am


I have a dry erase board in the barn, cage cards, and Evan's Software.

I rely most on the board and cards, since I don't always update the computer when I breed.
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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#19  Unread postby PSFAngoras » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:44 am


I have a binder a everyone's pedi's that I keep breeding records in, and a calendar in my office to use to project dates and such. Recently added a board in the shed to keep track of dates out there so I don't have to run back and forth to check. It's like a dry erase, picked it up at a show, but it has printed columns for sire, dam, date bred, palpitaded, kindled, number kindled, and a weaned column. Pretty handy to have, though you can easily make one yourself out of a dry erase board and a sharpie for like $3 when I paid $10 for this one. (First show, I had to overpay for some kind of equipment that was helpful yet unecessary!)
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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#20  Unread postby jimmywalt » Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:33 pm


Different worksheets in Excel with various information. Works great!

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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#21  Unread postby Miss M » Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:10 pm


I use a whiteboard, but I'll probably be adding a notebook.

I keep five months on the whiteboard at a time, one per line. When I finally need a new month, I erase the top line(s). Before:

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I did find that the only color to use long-term is black. Other colors don't clean off as well.
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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#22  Unread postby Zass » Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:14 pm


I just use an extra paper wall calendar exclusively for the rabbits.
I also use color coded index cards to keep track of genotypes and litter histories.

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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#23  Unread postby ckcs » Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:34 pm


I'm simple and lazy. I have a composition book. Inside you'll find a page for each doe. I write the date bred, with whom, 31 day date and whatever the outcome turns out to be.

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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#24  Unread postby ottersatin » Sun Nov 30, 2014 2:19 am


Before breeding,
I check out my Evans Rabbit program to see who should
be bred to whom. I go with a list to the Rabbitry to do my chores.
At that time I place those to be bred together.
I write the pertinent information on a pad i keep in the rabbitry.
When I get back to the house the information is placed in
my Evans rabbit program. The program will tell you when
you need to place a nestbox. I am constantly referring to my
Evans Rabbit program, I don't believe anyone should be without one!
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Re: What do you use for your breeding "calendar"?

Post Number:#25  Unread postby wamplercathy » Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:44 am


I had to buy microsoft access for one of my classes. So I plan on using that. I also have several old notebooks so that I don't have to take my computer outside. I have 4 different pages covering supplies, rabbit health, the breeder from which I bought them from and breeding/kindling.

__________ Fri Feb 06, 2015 8:43 am __________

KKRabbitry wrote:We have a big dry erase board out in the barn that we write breeding info on.
I also recently started keeping a much more detailed notebook out in the barn.
For a while I used Evans software, but that kind of fell out of practice.......probably because I can't take the computer out in the barn!
(But that's next on the "to do" list......build an office in the rabbitry, complete with a computer, a swivel chair, a coffee maker, and a little tank of fish!) :coffeebath: :aquarium:

So instead of a man cave you have a rabbit cave. :mrgreen: Sound great. I have a small office in my home. It doubles as that and as housing for my orphans. :lol:


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