New Movements Profile now Available to HerdPlus Herds

ICBF has just launched a new profile which will allow herdowners to view animals moved in and out of their herd. Users can select a date range and view the animals moved in/out in that period. The profile also shows the movement type e.g. mart, factory, etc. and shows the destination/source herd number. (more…)

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Beef Gene Ireland Program 2021

ICBF and the program partners, have recently launched the exciting new Gene Ireland panel of high index beef bulls for Spring 2021. The breeding program is a joint initiative between Pedigree Breeders, Commercial farmers, Breed Societies, AI Companies, DAFM & ICBF. (more…)

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FBD Breeding Awards Winners

ICBF and FBD would like to congratulate and thank this year’s winners and all the finalists involved in the 2020 FBD Breeding Awards. The hard work and determination shown by all the finalists across the beef, dairy and sheep categories will lead to a more profitable and sustainable future at both an individual and a national herd level. (more…)

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FBD €uro-Star €200 Pedigree Beef Finalist – Fermoyle herd makes tremendous strides in herd fertility

Enda and Kevin Moloney operate a pedigree Limousin herd under the ‘Fermoyle’ prefix, situated outside Broadford, Co Clare. The herd consists of 16 pedigree Limousin cows, 8 commercial cows and 11 pedigree young bulls. Their main market for the pedigree bulls produced on the farm is suckler herds. For this reason, there is an emphasis placed on both the Replacement and Terminal Index. (more…)

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