Free Live Trial

You can try the full version of Farm Matters live free with no obligation. To get started simply download and install Farm Matters. Then follow the setup wizard to get you up and running. In order to populate your cattle or use the CTS web services you will need your CTS user ID (formatted as NNN-NNN-NNN) and password. Download Farm Matters


"The support is second to none, especially as we have a large number of flocks which require processing, ring anytime and you will get an answer." Jennifer Wyeth
Hampshire Sheep & Forestry Enterprises


Farm Matters has no upfront cost. We offer a fully supported subscription service where everything is included, Cattle, Sheep, Crops, Medicines with lots of management functionality. All for a single annual subscription charge, no hidden charges, no hassle!

Only £225 pa + VAT

Electronic Identification (EID)

Farm Matters is compatible with a range of EID devices ranging from the simple DataMars TracKing-1 to the advanced Gallagher HR5 and Agrident AWR300. The table shows the full range of Farm Matters compatible EID devices.

EID Reader Data
Console Features Price†
Agrident AWR300 USB  Bluetooth   Five Star £649
Allflex RS420 USB  Bluetooth   Three Star £620
DataMars TracKing-1 File Format One Star £219
FOFIA PT280 USB  Bluetooth   Three Star £350
Gallagher HR5 USB  Bluetooth  File Format   Five Star £1,625
Real Trace RT100 USB One Star -
Royal Tag I-Read File Format One Star £234
Shearwell SDL400S Bluetooth   Three Star £500
Shearwell SDL440S Bluetooth   Three Star £550
Tru-Test XRS USB  Bluetooth  File Format   Three Star £600
Tru-Test XRS2 USB  Bluetooth  File Format   Five Star £950
Discountinued EID Readers
Agrident AWR210 USB One Star N/A
BioControl via Stock Trace File Format One Star N/A
Syscan-ID LiveTrack Wand USB Three Star N/A
Tag-ie1 USB Three Star N/A
Tag-ie2 USB Three Star N/A
Tag-ie3 USB Three Star N/A
Tag-ie4 USB Three Star N/A

Weight Indicators

In addition to EID readers Farm Matters is also compatible with a range of weight indicators.

EID Reader Data
Console Features Price†
Allied Weighing X3 USB  Bluetooth   Three Star -
Pharmweigh Senior/Auto USB  File Format   Three Star -
Tru-Test EziWeigh File Format   Three Star £828
Tru-Test XR5000 File Format   Five Star £2,235
Discountinued Weight Indicators
Allied Weighing LP7510 USB   Three Star N/A
Tru-Test XR3000 File Format   Five Star N/A

For more information on devices compatible with Farm Matters please get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

†Prices are as quoted on 9th March 2018 and accurate to the best of our knowledge, although prices may vary depending on retailer. Prices exclude VAT.