Herd Management Software

Utilizing on-farm herd management software can assist members with large herds or both commercial and purebred herds with day to day operations and book-keeping.

Software package options

Many packages listed below provide members with the ability to track much more information than what is typically submitted to the AHA. This information can assist with accounting, taxes and compliance with USDA audited programs. Software package options are listed below, as well as the extent to which they interface with the AHA registry system.


GEM (Genetic & Economic Management) Benyshek & Hough Consulting Services
913-259-5038
  • Upload initial herd data files to get user started (software provider)
  • Submit TPR inventory (user)
  • Submit registrations to AHA (user)
  • Submit weaning and yearling data (user)
  • Upload calf crop and herd expected progeny difference (EPD) updates (user)


CowSense Midwest Microsystems LLC
402-323-6969
  • Upload initial herd data files to get user started (software provider)
  • Submit registrations to AHA (user)
  • Submit weaning and yearling data (user)
  • Upload calf crop and herd EPD updates (user)


CattleMax Cattle Soft Inc.
877-454-COWS
  • Upload initial herd data files to get user started (software provider)
  • Submit TPR inventory (user)
  • Submit registrations to AHA (user)
  • Submit weaning and yearling data (user)
  • Upload calf crop and herd EPD updates (user)


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