ICBF & Sheep Ireland Genetics Conference “Breeding Solutions for today’s Challenges”

The ICBF & Sheep Ireland Genetics Conference will take place on Friday 17th of January 2020 in the Heritage Hotel, Killenard, Co. Laois. This event will comprise of split Dairy, Beef and Sheep sessions in the morning, with the FBD €uroStar €200 competition awards being presented during lunch. (more…)

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ICBF to launch improved genetic evaluations later this month

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ICBF to launch improved genetic evaluations later this month

January 8th, 2020: Earlier this week, the board of ICBF approved the implementation of changes to both the Dairy EBI and the calving difficulty evaluation, with both coming into effect on the next official proof run (21st January). (more…)

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Animal Search Continues to break records

The ICBF animal search facility has had over 4.26 million individual hits year to date for 2019 and is on track to reach over 4.44 milion hits by the close of 2019 . This is an impressive statistic and shows just how much dairy and beef farmers, including people from the breeding industry value the animal search. (more…)

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Reducing the Carbon Footprint on Irish Dairy Farms

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It is well documented that Irish dairy farmers are among the most environmentally sustainable food producers in the world. However, the very significant targets that the EU have set us makes it necessary for all farmers to achieve GHG reductions.

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Join ICBF at IFJ Dairy Day next Tuesday

ICBF will be present at the Irish Farmer’s Journal Dairy Day next Tuesday 19th November  (Stand D16) where we will be taking general queries and discussing our full suite of services with a key focus on selective dry cow therapy, recording dry off dates & the benefits of dairy genomics. (more…)

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