Poultry software: buy off the shelf or build in-house?

poultry software buy or build

There’s a lot to consider when trying to decide to build vs. buy poultry software for your production business. The thought process is similar to trying to decide between whether to build a home from the ground up or buy one that’s already for sale on the market. Cost and time are the biggest factors to think about in this decision but there […]

Optimizing your poultry feed formulation program

When asked to weigh in on the primary business challenges of 2021, 85% of the poultry industry surveyed cited the cost of grain and its quality with 68% as two of their top concerns.-Wattaganet  With the volatility of feed prices, finding quality ingredients for your poultry feed formulation program is that much more important to help offset the rising feed […]

How much time does it take to implement poultry software?

poultry software timeline

When companies start looking at investing in poultry software for farm and production management it’s easy for them to see the value they can gain from an integrated system that allows for easier analysis, helping them to make better business decisions. But when trying to decide if now is the time to start their poultry project, they always want to know the answer to two questions […]

How data systems can support poultry welfare

poultry welfare

The welfare of livestock is rightly at the core of good farming practice and there is a continual focus on how to ensure that the animals under our stewardship are looked after well. Considerable emphasis is placed on animal welfare and how practices in farming and across the livestock supply chain impact animal behavior and […]

Introducing Data Conversion Rate

data conversion rate

The modern world generates more and more data every day, and as people and companies gather extensive amounts of this data into and from production systems, websites, smartphones, smart homes, internet of things (IoT devices), it becomes a bigger challenge to ensure the data is trustworthy. Good data is the heart of any business, but […]

How to Optimize Feed Costs Using Smart Farming

lower feed costs

In a recent Wattagnet interview with Christine McCracken executive director for animal protein at Rabobank, Christine highlights that feed prices are projected to rise again in the coming year.  Poultry feed and raw material costs are unpredictable. This makes cost allocation and planning challenging for producers. With the volatility of the market, poultry businesses need reliable data to help […]

The New Face of MTech Systems

The world is changing. So are we. From mtech-systems.com to mtechsystems.io Over the past few month’s MTech’s marketing team has been working on a new and improved website that is designed to better meet the needs of producers who rely on innovative farm solutions across the globe. What’s changed with the site and why? The […]

Using data to decide on your next business investment

Planning and purchasing decisions are the hardest ones to make in live animal production. In this article, we will talk about decisions in purchasing and how we can and should use data to render the decision-making process more quantifiable. What kind of decisions can be data-driven and how do we find or decide which data is […]