• Dry Off
    Recording Dry Off Dates

    Pouring Money Down the Drain? Farmers that don’t record dry offs do not receive an accurate Annual Report for their herd or valid lactations for their animals that have paid for.

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    HerdPlus Recruitment

    Do you relish a challenge and wish to be part of a top class team?  Do you have the drive and dedication needed to help shape the future of the Irish Dairy and Beef Industry?  If the answer is Yes, then ICBF may be the place for you.

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  • MTL
    Featured Bull – Minit of Liss

    Minit of Liss (MTL) was an Angus Bull that stood in the North Western AI Centre at Doonally House Co Sligo in the 1990′s.

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    Beef HerdPlus Journal

    The 2014/2015 Beef HerdPlus Journal have been posted to all our Beef HerdPlus members. This years Journal is better than ever with over 80 pages of breeding information, beef statistics, farmer interviews and advice on using Euro-Stars and the HerdPlus web site.

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  • Ballina Sale
    High Euro-Star Replacement Heifer Sale

    A high Euro-Star beef replacement heifer sale was held on Tuesday 2nd December at Mayo-Sligo mart Ballina. The sale was organised by the Teagasc Mayo drystock advisors in conjunction with Mayo-Sligo Mart, ICBF and the Irish Farmer’s Journal.

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    Genomic Selection is working on Dairy Farms

    At the recent Genomics conference in Swords, Co Dublin, Dr. Francis Kearney presented a paper on the Application of Genomic Selection in Dairy Cattle in Ireland.

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