Beef Euro-Star Frequently Asked Questions

This page has been put together in a question and answer format to help suckler farmers, breeders and agri-advisors better understand the beef Euro-Star Index. The questions have been generated based on feedback from discussion groups and agri-advisors. (more…)

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Gene Ireland Bull Breeders List
Ollie Byrne, Ballyquirke, Gowran, Co.Kilkenny who was the first beef pedigree in Ireland to sign up to the new Beef Gene Ireland Program

Gene Ireland Bull Breeders List

Ollie Byrne, Ballyquirke, Gowran, Co.Kilkenny who was the first pedigree breeder to join the Gene Ireland Maternal Bull Breeder program. (more…)

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Tully Open Day to Show-case Top AI Progeny

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The Gene Ireland Beef Open Day taking place on Saturday 12th October, will show-case commercial progeny from some of the top AI sires that have gone through the national breeding program over the past number of years. (more…)

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Gene Ireland Beef Program Launched

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The 2013 Gene Ireland Beef program has just been launched, with over 2,000 catalogues been posted to suckler herds.This initiative is aimed at improving the quality of our National suckler herd. (more…)

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Further fertility improvements in the National Dairy Herd
Dairy Calving Report Calving Interval

Further fertility improvements in the National Dairy Herd

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Following last week’s release of the HerdPlus® Dairy Calving reports, ICBF can report further improvement has taken place in the fertility performance of the national dairy herd,with the average calving interval having improved by 3 days (more…)

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