We update our app on a very regular basis, and this article is where you will find all the details of recent releases, including new features and updates. Remember, if you have any suggestion, simply contact us or email us on support@herdwatch.com - we love feedback, good, bad or indifferent!

All our updates are free and usually happen automatically, but if you need to check what version you're on, just click on the menu icon at the top left of the Home Screen - The Herdwatch app version will be displayed at the bottom of the sliding menu.

Here are the release notes, most our releases also include performance and feature improvements and small fixes.

Version 6.5 - August 2021

β˜… New - Farm Mapping - a simple way to create a map of your farm using satellite imagery.

β˜… New - Animal profile page design revamp.

β˜… New fields on an animals profile such as Breed percentage, Last serve date, Last calving date, Last dry off date, Days in herd and many more.

β˜… New Reports - Cows to Dry/Dried and Expected Calving Dates

β˜… Freezebrand field added to the per cow milk recordings table.

β˜… More Filters added to My Herd

β˜… Add a photo functionality added to Job/Note, Feed Purchases , Remedy Purchases and Cattle Treatments

Version 6.4 - July 2021

β˜… Cattle Price Calculator

β˜… Breeding Insights on Watchboard

β˜… Castration Recording

β˜… Ability to share animal profile + Herd Average Milk recordings

β˜… Remedy Stock Report / Paddock Reports

β˜… Pedigree Name and Breed % breakdown on per cow milk recordings table (ROI)


Version 6.3 - June 2021

β˜… New Performance section on Home screen, containing Weights, Milk Recordings and dashboards with herd average & cow level data

β˜… New Smartlists - Calved Cows, Dry Cows and Cullwatch

β˜… Animals in Groups now ordered by sort option selected in settings

β˜… 'Verified by Herdwatch' now available in Northern Ireland - What's this?

β˜… NI & GB Dry off Management optimizations in Watchboard & Smartlists

β˜… Pregnancy Scanning: you can now enter days in calf straight after selecting the animal scanned


Version 6.2 - April 2021

Performance Updates Including:

β˜… New filter design for all lists

β˜… New pop up design applied across the board

β˜… Weights/Scans/Bulk edit recording enhanced


Version 6.1.66 - January 2021

β˜… Ireland: Get 'Verified by Herdwatch' on DoneDeal.ie and share animal data with potential buyers to increase their value (Complete Plan) - What's this?

β˜… Dry off Management optimisations in Watchboard & Smartlists

β˜… Register multiple calves with Batch calf registration (Complete Plan)


Version 6.1.65 - November 2020

β˜… Add a picture to any animal or Job/Note record (Complete Plan)

β˜… Register multiple calves with Batch calf registration (Complete Plan)

β˜… Quickly add different purchase and sale prices to animals via Bulk Edit

β˜… New "Sort By" options in Breeding module

β˜… Quickly add different purchase and sale prices to animals via Bulk Edit


Version 6.1.63 - October 2020

β˜… Support for our new Complete plan and associated premium features
β˜… Record what you see by adding pictures to any Job/Note record (Complete Plan) - Click here for more details on this feature.
β˜… View weight records by date or by animal, and you can now hide weights for off-herd animals
β˜… Use a spray mix when recording a spray application
β˜… NI only: Support for APHIS 2 factor authentication

β˜… Access the Help Centre right from the action drawer
β˜… Ability to increase font size in Settings - Click here for more details on this feature


Version 6.1.61 - September 2020

β˜… Sheep withdrawals on medicine purchases

β˜… Pin your favourite smartlists to the top

β˜… Request FRS Farm Relief Services from the app (Rep. of Ireland)

β˜… Option to change default animal list description in settings


Version 6.1.59 - August 2020

β˜… Create records/jobs/notes for your paddocks & fields

β˜… Age Range Smartlists

β˜… Dam & Sire Pedigree names on calf registration form

β˜… Filters can now be applied to the groups you create

β˜… Last weight now appears on the Fattening Animals Smartlist


Version 6.1.57 - July 2020

β˜… New: Edit multiple animals in one easy step using the β€œbulk edit” functionality

β˜… New: Filter your animals by weight


Version 6.1.55 - June 2020

β˜… Initial release of our new NextGen app - all Herdwatch features and regions supported, same as the old app, but "Leaner, Meaner, Faster"

β˜… Click here for more information on our NextGen platform


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Version 1.0 - February 2014

β˜… The very first Herdwatch app released - the start of an amazing journey with and for farmers!

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