The latest evaluation figures (Euro-Star and EBI figures) have now been updated and are available to view on every animal in your HerdPlus profiles, Animal Search, Mart Boards, etc. AI bulls have also been updated. Continue reading
The 2015 most popular beef AI sires that were used in suckler herds have now been revealed. These lists see a Limousin bull HCA (Hauteclair) come to the top siring a total of 9,763 calves in suckler herds 2015. Continue reading
Since the introduction of the new mart board initiative earlier this year, there have been indexes displayed on over 32,000 animals in 68 locations throughout the country. Continue reading
The ICBF animal search facility has had over 2.9 million individual hits for the year to date. This is an impressive statistic and shows just how much dairy and beef farmers, including people from the breeding industry value the animal search. Continue reading
35% of Beef pedigree calves born in Ireland are sired by Foreign Sires from 11 different countries. The UK and France are the 2 main sources of foreign sires for beef pedigree matings. 49% of Dairy pedigree calves are sired by Foreign Sires from 16 different countries, with the USA and the Netherlands leading the way.
Beef HerdPlus is a tool that can benefit everyone no matter what your breeding goals are. The breeding and performance information that herd-owners receive through Beef HerdPlus includes the following;