Genotyping for as little as €22/hd

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Farmers can now genotype all their female calves which will allow them to make a more informed decision around breeding and culling potential replacements. This service could cost herd-owners as little as €22/head (more…)

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Breeding for €uro-Stars

This article is taken from the latest ‘ICBF Beef Breeding Journal’ and it gives guidelines as to what pedigree beef breeders in Ireland need to do to maximise the €uro-Stars of their pedigree cattle.

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Tully – 40 years old!

This article is taken from the latest ‘ICBF Beef Breeding Journal’ and it explains how performance recording has evolved at the National Bull Performance Test Centre at Tully since its doors opened for the first time in 1974.

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ICBF Beef Breeding Journal 2016

The latest ‘ICBF Beef Breeding Journal’ is now available online. This publication covers the most recent developments in ICBF beef breeding activities as well as acting as a source of reference material for various frequently asked facts and figures. (more…)

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Beef €uro-Stars explained

This article is taken from the latest ‘ICBF Beef Breeding Journal’ and it explains how the ICBF Beef €uro-Star system works. This article has also been included in the Information manual that will be available for the BDGP training events that will be taking place nationwide.

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ICBF Spring 2016 Dairy Breeding brochure

Click below for the ICBF Spring 2016 Dairy Breeding brochure. This brochure contains the 2016 Dairy Active Bull List together with analysis and an explanation of the list. Also included is a feature article on the 2016 Dairy Gene Ireland programme.

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