Wednesday, 15th March 2017
The ICBF confirms that it is bringing forward the publication of its quarterly evaluation for Dairy AI bulls which was not due to be published until May 2017. The decision was made at a Board meeting yesterday where the latest calving data coming through from Spring 2017 was reviewed. Continue reading
ICBF and the programme partners, have recently launched the exciting new Gene Ireland panel of high replacement index beef bulls for Spring 2017. Continue reading
The milk recording statistics for 2016 have now been released. These figures show the trends for kilos of fat and protein and Somatic Cell Count (SCC).
This depends on what the actual Index values of the Bull and the Cow have. A High EBI Bull from the active bull list with an index of €338 and a low EBI Cow with an index of €12 will give you a calf with an index of €175. Continue reading
Table 15: Total numbers of beef sired calves out of the dairy herd. Continue reading