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
When adding a new litter from the Dashboard a Litter Task Template will not be assigned.
From your Dashboard select the waffle icon in the upper right. Then click “Litter”.
Here you can enter litter ID, prefix, number of kits, cage number, breed, buck (sire), doe (dam), bred date, and born date.
Then click the green “Save Changes” button.



Litters Page
Adding a new litter from the Litters page will also not assign a Litter Task Template.
Select “Litters” from the menu on the left side, then click “Add new” in the upper left.
Here you can enter litter ID, prefix, number of kits, cage number, breed, buck (sire), doe (dam), bred date, and born date.
Then click the green “Save Changes” button.
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.
Click “Schedule” from the menu on the left.
Find the “Kindle/Birth” task you would like to complete and select either the underlined task name, the task icon, or the ellipses(...) and then “Do Task”.
From here, you can enter the date the litter was born, a litter ID, number of kits born alive, number of kits born dead, any relevant notes, and assign a Litter Task Template.
If you would like to create a new Litter Task Template you can learn how to do that HERE.
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 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.
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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