If you have not first recorded a birth, a Litter Task Template will not be assigned to the new litter. Litter Task Templates can be completely customized and numerous can be saved in order to meet the needs of varying breeds or litters born for different purposes. Things such as weigh-ins, weaning dates, selling dates, and butcher dates can be added to Litter Task Templates.
You can learn how to record a breeding HERE and learn more about using Litter Task Templates HERE.

Web Version
There are a few ways to add a new litter in the web version.
Dashboard - Select the “Birth” button in the upper left or the waffle menu in the upper right and then “Litter”.



Litters Page - Select “Add new” in the upper left.
Kindle/ Birth Task - Choose either the check bow, task name, task icon, or ellipses menu attached to the kindle or birth task.



After selecting any of these options a form will populate. At the top, you will choose to either “Select the buck and doe manually” or “Choose an existing breeding pair”. If you have already created a breed plan for the breeding then you will choose from an existing breeding pair.
Then fill out the form which can include: prefix, litter ID, bred date, born date, breed, cage number, number of live kits, number of dead kits, and any relevant notes.



At the bottom of the form, you can choose to assign a Litter Task Template to take place as the litter ages.
Then select the green “Save Changes” button.
Your new litter is now created and can be found on the Litters page.

Mobile Version
There are also multiple ways to add a litter in the mobile version.
Dashboard
Adding a litter from your Dashboard will not assign a Litter Task Template.
From your Dashboard select the green “+” icon in the bottom right. Then click “Birth”.



Here, you can enter a choose your breeders, the born date, litter ID, number of live kits, number of dead born kits, a Litter Task template, and enter any relevant notes.
Then select the green “Save” button at the bottom.
Litters Page
A Litter Task Template will not be assigned when adding a litter from the Litters page.
Click “Litters” from the menu at the bottom.
Then select the green “+” icon in the bottom right.
Here, you can enter a litter ID, prefix, number of kits, cage number, breed, buck (sire), doe (dam), bred date, and born date. Then select the green “Save” button at the bottom.



Kindle/Birth Task
If you have recorded a breeding and assigned a Breeder Task Template that includes a kindle/birth task, a birth can be recorded when completing the task. This will add a new litter that has a Litter Task Template assigned to take place as the Litter ages.
Select “Tasks” from the menu at the bottom.
Find the “Kindle/Birth” task you would like to complete and click either the underlined task name, the task icon, or the ellipses and then “Do Task”.
Here you can select the breeders that created the litter, the born date, litter ID, number of kits born alive, number of kits born dead, a Litter Task Template, and any relevant notes.
If you would like to create a new Litter Task Template you can learn how to do that HERE.
Then select the green “Save” button at the bottom.



Your new litter is now created and will appear on the Litters page.

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