Why should you be recording health and disease data?
Health and disease are an ever increasing cost on Irish cattle farms. Recent work by ICBF and Teagasc has indicated substantial genetic variation in health and disease traits. (more…)
ICBF and the programme partners are now selling 10 Gene Ireland AI bulls that have met their target semen requirement. These bulls were primarily selected based on their replacement index (milk & fertility). (more…)
On-farm recorded data is a vital element of the Irish genetic evaluation process and the creation of the Euro-Star and EBI indexes. (more…)
The future of Irish Beef Breeding
ICBF is launching its new Gene Ireland Maternal Progeny Test Programme for Spring 2014 in conjunction with the Irish beef breed societies and partner AI companies. (more…)