Improvements to Genomic Evaluations

“Bryan Kingston (ICBF) discusses the improvements to dairy genomic evaluations this Spring”

Genomic selection has contributed significantly to the increased rate of genetic gain in EBI, through the more accurate identification of genetically elite males and females. The current rate of genetic gain in EBI is €10/year. (more…)

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Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Check out the ICBF Stockbull finder to find an eligible bachelor for the main ladies in your life.

The ‘Stockbull Finder’ is a sales tool on www.icbf.com designed to help farmers around the country in sourcing Stockbulls from herds with excellent levels of data recording. (more…)

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Peter Hynes – “Our passion still lies with working with dairy cows on a daily basis”

Rathard Holsteins is a 180 cow, grass-based herd situated in Aherla Co. Cork. The herd has expanded from 50 cows pre EU quota removal, with future ambitions to remain at current cow numbers whilst gaining efficiency through genetic gain, with a constant focus on ensuring sustainability. (more…)

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