Age of First Calving – How low can you go?

  • Post category:BeefNews

A beef heifer’s natural ability to mature quickly, show heat and go in calf will undoubtedly influence how profitable she will be in an Irish Suckler herd. This natural ability (or not) to be able to calve down at 24 months of age, amongst other things, is influenced by genetics.

(more…)

Continue Reading Age of First Calving – How low can you go?

37 new bulls make ‘Dairy Active Bull List’ for the first time

ICBF has today published the March 2020 genetic evaluations. This has seen the EBI & Euro-Star indexes for all cows, heifers, stock bulls and AI bulls updated. The Animal Search, Active Bull Lists, Stock Bull Finder, sales catalogues and all online profiles have now been updated with the new evaluation figures.

(more…)

Continue Reading 37 new bulls make ‘Dairy Active Bull List’ for the first time