Gallagher EID Portable Tag Readers

Portable and fixed options for EID readers. Becoming increasingly popular, due to ability to identify, store and display animal data. Compatible with both HDX and FDX-B tags. Suitable for use with cattle and sheep.

  • Half duplex (HDX) and full duplex (FDX-B) ISO compliant
  • Market leading ergonomic design
  • Internal memory for over 100,000 tags for later download to computer
  • A single vibration is felt in the handle with every successful EID tag read


Seamlessly read EID tags, display real-time data, and customise sorting based on diverse animal traits

The HR4 Portable EID Reader revolutionizes livestock management with seamless EID tag reading, real-time data display, and on-the-spot decision-making. Its large LCD screen ensures clear visibility even in bright sunlight, while continuous multi-tag reading capability enhances efficiency.

Beyond simple tagging, the HR4 stores diverse animal traits like sex, breed, and condition. Create pre-selections based on weight and other factors for swift, on-the-go animal sorting. The device allows for customisable data collection, including pre-defined traits such as breed, sex, condition score, and pregnancy status.

In the yard, make quick drafting decisions with color-coded sort groups for easy identification. Dive into animal history by reviewing past traits, activities, and life data recorded against each EID number. The HR4 Portable EID Reader empowers farmers with a compact, data-driven solution for enhanced livestock management.


Explore the unique advantages our products provide.

Choose multiple traits to record against each animal such as breed, sex, condition score, and pregnancy status
Make drafting decisions in the yard. Pre- defined sort groups are assigned a colour to quickly identify the animal you are looking for
Easily connects to mobile device via bluetooth, ensuring an easy-to-use interface.
View animal history – see past traits, activities and life data previously recorded against that EID number.


Find answers to common questions

How does the HR4 Portable EID Reader enhance on-the-spot decision-making?
The HR4 allows farmers to seamlessly read EID tags, storing and displaying critical animal data in real-time, facilitating quick and informed decisions in the field.
Can the HR4 read multiple ear tags simultaneously?
Yes, the HR4 is equipped with continuous and multi-tag reading capabilities, enabling it to read several ear tags at the same time, enhancing efficiency during livestock management.
What traits can be stored using the HR4?
The HR4 can store various animal traits, including sex, breed, condition score, and more. This comprehensive data collection empowers farmers with valuable insights into their livestock.
How does the HR4 assist in sorting animals?
Farmers can create pre-selections based on traits like weight, condition, and more to efficiently sort animals on the spot. The HR4 supports real-time decision-making for streamlined livestock handling.
Can I customise data collection with the HR4?
Yes, the HR4 allows customisable data collection, letting users choose and record pre-defined traits such as breed, sex, condition score, and pregnancy status.
Does the HR4 support color-coded sorting groups?
Yes, the HR4 facilitates quick drafting decisions in the yard by assigning color-coded sort groups. This feature aids in swift identification and efficient sorting of animals.
How does the HR4 handle data history for each animal?
The device enables users to view animal history, presenting past traits, activities, and life data recorded against each EID number. This feature provides a comprehensive overview of each animal’s background.
Is the HR4 suitable for use in various lighting conditions?
Absolutely, the HR4 is designed with a large LCD screen that ensures clear visibility, even in bright sunlight, providing farmers with a reliable tool for data-driven decision-making regardless of the lighting conditions.
Are they in stock?
The EID portable reader is not stocked due to its specialised nature. To order, a deposit is required. This made-to-order approach ensures each unit is customised to your needs, guaranteeing precision and efficiency. Contact our sales team at +44 (0) 28 677 48377 for details and ordering assistance.
Where can I get a price?
For prices, please contact our offices on +44 (0) 28 677 48377.
Do you offer delivery?
Teemore extends its convenient delivery service throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland, ensuring accessibility to our quality products right at your doorstep. While larger orders often enjoy complimentary delivery, smaller orders may incur a modest delivery charge, the amount of which depends on your specific location. This approach allows us to cater to the varying needs of our customers, providing a flexible and efficient delivery solution tailored to your order size and geographical location.

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