Gallagher HR5 EID Tag Smart Reader and Data Collector for Livestock - newest model

Gallagher HR5 EID Tag Smart Reader and Data Collector for Livestock - newest model

Product Code:  hR5eidreader
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Price:  £1,620.00 Was:  £1,729.00(£1,350.00 Exc. VAT)
Part Number:  033037



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The HR5 is Gallagher’s newest and most powerful, portable EID Tag reader that can read HDX and FDX-B tags extremely quickly; with an ergonomic and durable design this is the perfect tool for data collection. 

With its large colour screen and alphanumerical keyboard, the HR5 is the most adanced platform for data collection and processing. Users can link visual ear tags to the electric ones, store the weight and measure daily progress. Furthermore, it is able to store various animal traits, such as sex, breed, condition and more. The user can link the electronic ear tag of a mother with its newborn.
  • Easy to connect to a PC with cables, bluetooth or wifi.  
  • Easy to charge.
  • Animal Performance Software (APS) included.

The control panel is a good size, easy to read and has a complete system.  The wand is light but durable.  The wand vibrates and has an LED light and beep to let you know you have successfully scanned an animal.  

  • Fast and continuous reading
  • Large, easy to read screen
  • Full texting style keypad
  • Ergonomic design
  • LED, vibration and beeper
  • ISO half and full duplex compliant

Please note that there are some grants available that may pay for up to 40% of your Smart Reader.  In 2019 the budget has been increased from £23.5 million to £30 million.  Farmers (including livestock, dairy, arable and horticultural sectors) that they can apply for a grant with a minimum of £3.000, up to a maximum of £12.000 (covering 40% of purchase price) to improve their animal welfare, resource efficiency or nutrient management.


Grants to investigate include:

England:  Countryside Productivity Small Grant Scheme and the LEADER funding 

Scotland:  Rural Development: Small Farms Grant Scheme and New Entrants Capital Grant Scheme available between 2015 and 2020

Wales: A Farm Business Grant is available between £ 3.000 and £ 12.000 (1 application per business).




An EID tag reader is the IPad for the farmer - a user friendly, time saving tool that you'll love as soon as you start using it.  The scanner reads the unique tag number on all of your animals and lets you review, edit, record and store all essential information, such as weight, treatment and medication or just for identification in the field, barn or shed.  It is a fast way of reading HDX and FDX-B tags and getting all the important information without needing to set up in an office.

To find out more, please watch the YouTube videos below.


  • This is a large purchase and if you'd like more information, please don't hesitate to give us a call so we can answer your questions.  

    01323 406212

    FarmCare UK

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