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Computer software can simply many tasks on a farm. Sheep and goat producers can use computers to manage their finances, balance least-cost rations, and keep records on their flock or herd. Some universities have developed spreadsheet templates and databases that can be downloaded for free. Most agricultural software companies offer free trial versions of their software. Some software can be used online. On this page, software links are organized alphabetically in drop down lists, according software type: farm and ranch, fair management, financial, flock-herd management, livestock, ration formulation, and pedigree.

Click on the title bars to open and close the drop down lists.

All of the links on this page were last verified 03-Jan-2013. Please report broken links to Susan Schoenian at

U of K Polypay flock
Polypay sheep at the University of Kentucky