Under 7 weeks Remaining in the BEEP-S & Dairy Beef Calf Programme

The deadline for weighing animals as part of the BEEP-S and the Dairy Beef Calf Programme is fast approaching. Animals in both Beef Sector Efficiency Programmes must be weighed before November 1st.  The weight data recorded should be submitted to the ICBF database within 7 days of the weighing event. (more…)

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Most Used Beef Sires in the Suckler Herd Spring 2022

What are the most popular beef sires used in Suckler herds this year? Below is a list of the sires with the most serves recorded during the first 6 months of the year (01/01/2022- 30/06/2022).  The results are based on the analysis of insemination data collected from AI technicians linked to the ICBF database, through their AI handheld system. (more…)

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November 2022 Evaluation Deadline- Deadline for all genotypes samples is 31st August.

The November 2022 Evaluation will be published on 22nd November. The final date to have any DNA samples (hair/tissue/AI straws returned to ICBF to have genomic evaluation published in November, is 31st August. (more…)

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