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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

Testimonial

"The back up and support from Neil and Paul is exceptional and they are prepared to answer even the most silly questions with patience and humour. They are also prepared to listen to modifications and suggestions for improvements with these often appearing in the next update. A cheap price to pay for good management and peace of mind over the various legislation that we all have to contend with." Nick Keenlyside
North East Mason Farm

Gallagher HR5

Farm Matters is fully compatible with the Gallagher HR5 hand held tag reader & data collector.
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Gallagher HR5

Gallagher The Gallagher HR5 is an incredibly powerful portable data collection and editing device enabling users to record, edit and customise data anywhere on the farm. Large easy to read display (indoors & out) clearly shows visual and EID tag numbers to confirm the correct animal's information. Collect data not just EID numbers - unique phone style keypad for adding and editing data in the yard. Add Visual ID's to identify and record information against an animal e.g. replacing a lost EID tag number Enter numeric, text, date and pick-list type traits e.g. breed, sex, weight, price and more.

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Farm Matters Compatibility

Gallagher HR5 Farm Matters is fully compatible with the Gallagher HR5. Use Farm Matters to add & remove traits, download sessions directly into your cattle or sheep records including mothering sessions. Data such as weight, price, breed, sex and date of birth can be recorded on the HR5 and downloaded directly into your birth, purchase, sale etc. records. Uploading life data for cattle or sheep is easy based on the traits setup on the HR5. Farm Matters offers full management over the data held on the HR5 with the ability to delete sessions, traits and life data. Using the Gallagher HR5 with Farm Matters is the perfect solution for those who want to record more than just ear tags while out on farm.

Features

  • Large easy to read display (indoors & out) clearly shows visual and EID tag numbers to confirm the correct animal's information
  • Collect data not just EID numbers - unique phone style keypad for adding and editing data in the yard
  • Add Visual ID's to identify and record information against an animal e.g. replacing a lost EID tag number Enter numeric, text, date and pick-list type traits e.g. breed, sex, weight or price
  • Animal notes can be set to appear when the animal is next scanned
  • Link mothers (Dam) ID to newborns as soon as the EID tag is in place, add birthing details such as sex, birthing ease and fate
  • Add and customise session names (such as Week 13 Lambs, Pen 12 Angus, Hereford Cows) making it easy to identify once uploaded into Farm Matters
  • Sort on the go. Sort group name and colour is highlighted on screen for easy reference
  • View animal history
  • View past traits, activities and life data recorded against an animal
  • Fast and continuous reading
  • Read multiple tags in quick succession with one trigger click - no need to repeatedly click the trigger between reads
  • Simple connectivity
  • Easily connect via Bluetooth to other devices
  • Easy immediate tag read feedback with a vibrating handle, loud beeper and super bright LED at end of snout
  • Award winning ergonomic design comfortable for long usage times, reduces risk of trapping hand or arm in animal handlers and simple trigger action for each read

Technical Specifications

  • Warranty: 1 year
  • Height: 215mm/ 8.5"
  • Length: 680mm/ 27"
  • Depth: 85mm/ 3.3"
  • Weight: 2.7kg/ 6lbs