The CattleMax cattle software offers a variety of options for working with Allflex EID readers and tags.
Downloading the EID numbers directly into CattleMax: This is an ideal method if you want a quick and easy way to get the EID numbers into CattleMax. On the Allflex website, there is an option to "Find EID Numbers". Following this link will enable you to easily generate a spreadsheet of the EID numbers you purchased.
- Already have cattle records entered and want to add in EID numbers?: You can download the spreadsheet of EID numbers and choose which animal record to link with each EID number. While you'll need to manually choose which animal the EID belongs to, you won't need to type in the EID number!
- Adding in visual and EID numbers at the same (new cattle records into the software)? Ideally you will have purchased Matched Pair tags - this will make the process so much easier. The Allflex EID spreadsheet for matched pairs includes a column for the visual ID - CattleMax can create new cattle records based on the visual and EID numbers.
The leading Electronic ID readers include a memory capability. Easily scan cattle EIDs, then download the scanned list onto your computer. This reduces the need for additional equipment at the chute if you will just be recording details such as medical treatments. In CattleMax, after downloading the list, you can easily make cattle groups and apply records to all of the animals, including pasture movemetnts, vaccinations and more.