Make your Summer a Breeze with Kite

Kite Feedlot Team

September 17, 2023

Tips for the Summer

The hot season is upon us. It’s time to get ready and set everything up before a heat event. If you are already using Kite, Great Choice! Here are some tips just for you:

  1. Jump on Kite and make sure you can log in! If you have forgotten your password, click “Forgot your password?” to get a new one set up
  2. Check that all the users you want are set up for your feedlot
    • Go to Settings menu, then click on Users to view and add users
    • Don’t forget to add your vet or nutritionist!
  3. Make sure you have your local processing plants added to your account
    • Go to Settings menu, then click on Sites
  4. Assess the risk of all your cattle populations using the new and improved RAP
    • Go to the RAP menu
  5. Identify your high-risk cattle
  6. Identify the high-risk areas in your feedlot
  7. Identify mitigation options you may require and have them ready to implement at short notice, if required
  8. Set your Monitored AHLU level
    • Go to the Settings menu, then click on Alerts
  9. Turn on your alerts (Toolbox reports and or sms alerts) for this summer
    • Go to Settings menu, then click on Alerts
  10. Update your heat management plan with all the latest information so you are well-prepared for the hot summer ahead.

If you had access to a Kite free trial but haven’t yet subscribed to the service. Log into Kite, go to the settings menu, select a subscription that suits you and you’ll be redirected to our online payment portal. If you’re not sure which subscription is for you check out the webinar here or just give us a call.

If you haven’t already registered for Kite, start the process by registering here. You will have a two-week free trial to check out the new features and decide which subscription suits you. We can get you up and running to allow you to proactively manage your heat risk within days.

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