Global Animal Management Partners With Online Feedyard Manager

SUMMIT, NJ, August 29, 2011 – Global Animal Management, a subsidiary of Merck Animal Health, announces a partnership with the world’s first online visual feedyard manager, Pro SAAMYA, Inc. Beef Asset Pro, a software developed by Pro SAAMYA, features tools for producers, helping them to better manage their cattle.

“Similar to Global Animal Management services, Beef Asset Pro is an online program you can access anywhere, anytime,” Tucker Schumacher, Global Animal Management marketing manager, said. “By forming this partnership, Global Animal Management provides yet another service option to our customers.”

From contracts to sold summaries, Beef Asset Pro tracks cattle in real time. The online management tool sorts multiple operations with more than 60 percent of feedyard information on one page. Calculated reports estimate expenses and returns on investments before cattle are even harvested.

“This is another value-added tool that producers can use to help make their operations more profitable,” Schumacher said. “Like our products from Global Animal Management, Beef Asset Pro is at a producer’s disposal, providing resources to help them manage their cattle and documents.”

Additional features of Beef Asset Pro include a calendar showing scheduled delivery dates, document management features, closeout reports including actual versus projections and color-coded maps of feedyards customized at set-up. Customers, packers and lenders also can be provided a log-in to access information on their cattle anytime of the day.

Pro SAAMYA, Inc., provides custom software design, development, testing and integration services to clients worldwide. For more information on Beef Asset Pro, go online to

Global Animal Management is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Merck and Co., Inc. For more information on available products and services, please visit

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