Teach and use


Getting started with SimHerd

This page contains manuals, videoguides and exercises to help you get started with SimHerd. If you do not find the needed information or have any questions – feel free to contact us. If you want to learn more about how the SimHerd Expert model can be used in practice – go to SimHerd Expert.

Instruktioner (Sweden)

Manualer till SimHerd

Skapa en ny besättning
Manual till at skapa en ny besättning med egna nyckeltal

Skapa rapporter och scenarier
Manual till att skapa rapporter och scenarier

Varför stämmer prognosen inte?
Vägledning till hur man tolkar prognosen och hur man ändrar nyckeltal och modelinput om den inte stämmer med inmatade värden

Scenariekatalog: hur simulerar man specifika scenarier?

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Log into your own dashboard by using your e-mail address and password

The most important conclusion of the “front page” of the dashboard (Köttrasdoser + Xvik)

Detailed results behind the bar-chart: how many heifers do we have in each scenario?

The results on the dashboard come from your own SimHerd-account: how does that work?

The part of the dashboard that shows the value of SenseHub and reproductive improvements

The part of the dashboard that shows the value of specific bulls

Kurssimateriaali (Finnish)


A-Z manual for making your Beef, NTM og SenseHub analysis

Videoguide - How to create a herd and make a BEEF report

Videoguide - How to create a herd and make a NTM report

More information and scenario catalogue

Background information on disease effects in the SimHerd model

Scenario-catalogue: how to calculate specific scenarios

  1. The economic impact of switching to sand bedding
  2. Is it profitable with 3 daily milkings?
  3. Herd expansion?


Investment calculator

With the calculator you can calculate the maximum investment amount. Enter the calculated incease in gross margin from SimHerd and any increase in cow numbers if relevant, then the calculator will show the maximum investment amount.

ECM calculator

With this calculator, you can convert milk in liters to kg ECM, which is needed as an input for SimHerd. You can also convert the milk price from liters to per kg ECM. Additionally, the feed price can also be converted.