Training Courses

DairyComp Basics Package

In the Dairy Comp Basics classes, you will learn step by step how to navigate through the main tool bar, command line, program tabs, menu tabs, and quick keys. You will be guided through using, accessing, navigating and customizing cow cards. We will give an overview with interactive lessons on what items and events are in DairyComp, and basic entry and removal of events. Lastly, we included a course designed specifically for consultants on how to save , create, absorb, and extract a DairyComp file for offsite evaluation. The DairyComp Basics packages contains two courses: Overview & Basic Navigation and Items, Events, Command Line, & Guide.

DairyComp Basics 1 – Overview and Basic Navigation

This course offers an overview of the DairyComp program and basic navigation and functions. The course includes four modules on the following topics:

  • Basic Program Navigation
  • CowCards
  • Items & Events
  • Consultant

DairyComp Basics 2 – Items, Event Codes, Command Line, and Guide

This course contains five modules that include the following topics:

  • Items
  • Command Line
  • LIST/SHOW
  • Pull-down Menus
  • GUIDE

DairyComp Intermediate Package

The DairyComp intermediate package includes courses on DairyComp data entry, analysis commands, and economic and business planning analysis. Theses interactive courses will navigate you through most of the analytical tools in DairyComp while also teaching you how to generate economic reports designed to help you make decisions on herds. You will also walk step by step through the different methods of adding data, including events and event codes.

DairyComp Intermediate – Analysis Commands

This course contains information on popular analysis commands in DC305 in 3 modules, including the following:

  • SUM, PCT, and COUNT
  • EPLOT and GPLOT
  • EGRAPH

DairyComp Intermediate – Data Entry

This course includes 4 modules on the following:

  • Entering Data
  • Events
  • Entering Events
  • VETLIST

DairyComp Intermediate – Economic & Business Planning Analysis

This course includes 3 modules on the following:

  • COWVAL
  • ECON
  • MONITOR

VAS/Elanco Quantitative Decision Making Using DairyComp May 2019 (Tulare, CA)

A 3-session program, to gain practical knowledge about reporting and analysis for veterinarians and nutritionists.

The training will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to DC/Guide
  • Repro Program
  • Milk Production & Quality
  • Protocols
  • Parlor Assessments
  • Culling decisions & COWVAL
  • Transition Disease Records
  • Clinical Mastitis