The UK's most popular cattle management solution

Helping farms of all sizes manage over a million cattle

  • Suckler

    Make the best breeding decisions and speed up registrations

  • Store

    Manage the health of your animals and speed up cross-compliance

  • Finishing

    Monitor the performance of your herd and link with leading abattoirs

  • Pedigree

     Track the performance of individual bulls and link to 6 pedigree societies

Accurate, quick and risk free compliance reporting

  • Reminders ensure you don’t fall foul of regulations
  • Direct links with BCMS and ScotMoves speeds up reporting
  • Paperless notifications provide a quicker and safer way of reporting movements
  • Hold all of your information together in one place; eliminate duplication and double-entry
  • Produce compliance reports at the touch of a button

Keep your animals healthy (and inspector happy)

  • Record animal individuals by batch or individually
  • Replace your medicine, quality assurance and herd health books.
  • Manage withdrawal periods (and receive warnings if you attempt to move an ineligible animal)
  • Keep track of what’s in your medicine cabinet at all times
  • Manage TB testing

Stress free quality assurance

Cattle Manager’s reports are compliant with quality assurance and beef efficiency schemes, including Red Tractor, and are available at the touch of a button. With Government, retailers and consumers increasingly interested in the sustainability and quality of their beef, Cattle Manager enables you to quickly record the information and metrics that matter.

18% of UK beef cattle are already managed using Farmplan . Why?

  • Faster compliance reporting

  • Improved performance and productivity

  • Quicker workflows, meaning less time in the office

Monitor, manage and improve pedigree performance

  • A direct link with Aberdeen Angus, Beef Shorthorn, Charolais, Hereford, Simmental and South Devon
  • Create pedigree trees
  • Record metrics, including: calving ease, calving vigour, birth weight and docility
  • Link animal records and download pedigree details

Make jobs like registering births, treatments and weighing easier, by integrating with leading hardware, including

  • Psion
  • Stick readers
  • Weigh heads
  • Panel readers
  • Passport barcode scanners

Herd management made simpler, quicker and more effective

  • Know the status of individual animals and your herd at all times
  • Monitor daily live weight gain
  • Record a range of metrics to meet the requirements of Government and farm assurance schemes.

Spend less time in the office with a host of time saving tools and features

  • Direct links to BCMS, ScotMoves,
    pedigree societies, leading abattoirs and hardware
  • Eliminate duplication by holding all of your records in one place
  • Produce cross compliance reports at the touch of the button
  • Record births, movements and deaths in seconds
  • Remove the worry and stress of falling foul of regulations

Make data-driven, performance-enhancing decisions about your business

Covering everything from feed costs to calving success to kill-out data (including a direct link to leading abattoirs), Cattle Manager provides farmers with the information they need to make the most profitable decisions about the future of their herd.

Benefit from industry leading help and support

  • of customers who receive our training, would recommend our training

  • of our customers also choose Farmplan to supply their IT hardware

  • of Farmplan customers, stay Farmplan customers

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What our customers say...

  • Cattle Manager has helped enormously with advance planning of sales, breeding stock selection and security of records required by our business and industry auditors
    A McArthur General Manager Ormsary Estate
  • Cattle Manager software covers the herd recording needs of the modern cattle manager. Easy to use and support available if required
    Donald Gilder Farmer Pinnock Wood Farm
  • It has a useful link to BCMS and I can see all cattle data at the touch of a button. The system rarely gives any problems and support from Farmplan is first-class
    Julie Macrow Farmer Shadwell Estate