FBD Breeding Competition 2020

We are delighted to announce the 3rd annual FBD Breeding Competition in conjunction with FBD, ICBF and Sheep Ireland. While it is disappointing that we cannot host a physical awards ceremony this year, we will be posting about the 2020 competition over the coming weeks. (more…)

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Updated Gestation Length figures

Gestation length refers to the number of days that the fetus is developing between insemination and calving. ICBF have recently updated the gestation length figures based on insemination and calving data recorded over the past number of years. These updated figures will result in more accurate expected calving dates for animals going forward. (more…)

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Black Friday Deal – Sign up to HerdPlus for 12 months and get an additional 6 months Free

Black Friday Deal – Sign up to HerdPlus for 12 months and get an additional 6 months Free.
To avail of this offer, simply contact the HerdPlus team on 023-8820452 and quote ‘Black Friday Deal’
Offer valid from 24/11/2020 – 01/12/2020 for new customers paying by either Direct Debit or Credit/Debit Card.

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BDGP 31st Oct Deadline Passes

Saturday 31st Oct was the final target date for herds participating in BDGP I (2015-2020). Herds were required to have the equivalent to 50% of their reference number in genotyped 4 or 5-star females. While the final numbers will not be known until after the 24th November genetic evaluation, the vast majority of the 22,500 participating herds look on course to meet the final 31st Oct 50% target.
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