• KTN
    Bull Nostalgia: Killanetic Nobel

    Killanetic Nobel (KTN) was born on the 17th  of January 1995, his semen was marketed by Munster AI.

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    Accounts Position / Maternity Leave

    The ICBF operates the national cattle breeding database.  The genetic evaluations and research performed by the ICBF is used by farmers and the Irish Agri-food industry. We are currently looking for an Accountant/ Accounts Technician to join the team based in Bandon, Co. Cork. 

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    New! Beef Gene Ireland Newsletter

    The latest Beef Gene Ireland Newsletter has been posted out to participating pedigree herds and is now available here to read online. This newsletter will bring you up-to-date with all of the various developments in the program.  

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    Increased Output through Milk Recording

    There is an old management adage that states “You can’t manage what you don’t measure”. Without measurement, you don’t know if you’re getting better or worse and without knowing this, you can’t manage for improvement!

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    Angus Gene Ireland ‘JZJ’ Calf

    Pictured above is a ‘JZJ’ (Cairnmor Jameson) calf in the herd of Patrick O’Regan, Ballinadee, Bandon, Co.Cork. He is out of a Simmental cow who was sired by ‘Steinadler’ and has an average calving interval of 342 days.

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    Gene Ireland ‘XDM’ Calves

    Patrick O’Regan, Ballinadee, Bandon, Co.Cork used Beef Gene Ireland Young Bull semen on his herd. Pictured above at the following link are some calves sired by the Gene Ireland Simmental Young Bull ‘Celtic Diceman’ (XDM).

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