Top herd now reaches €239!

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Pat Flynn, Kilworth, Co. Cork has now reached €239 on our ‘Top 200 Herds on EBI’ listing and remains on top of the list. Kieran Hearne, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Waterford has jumped to second position with an EBI of €228 while Martin Kinane remains at number 3 on the list (more…)

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Unknown or Unreportable?

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Progress to date:

Over the past year ICBF has been asking farmers to report on farm health and disease events and the response has been very good between those who have recorded on ICBF.com and through their farm software. (more…)

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Gene Ireland Parthenaise Calves

Photographed above is a Parthenaise heifer calf sired by Gene Ireland bull ‘ZYH’ Alamira Harry (bred by Liam Fitzgerald, Mallow, Co.Cork) that was recently born in the herd of Niall O’Donnell, Ballinlyna Lower, Kilmallock, Co.Limerick.

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KCH Calves have arrived

Photographed above is a Charolais heifer calf sired by Gene Ireland bull ‘KCH’ Clenagh Hank (bred by Michael Quin, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co.Clare) that was recently born in the herd of William Butler, Coolcullen, via Carlow, Co.Kilkenny. The Limousin cow is sired by ‘PAM’ and has a calving interval of 349 days.

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YCM Calves on the ground

Photographed above is a Charolais heifer calf sired by Gene Ireland bull ‘YCM’ Clewbay Highmaster (bred by Charles Hughes, Westport, Co.Mayo) that was recently born in the herd of Seamus Kelleher, Toberlion, Ballyconnell, Co.Cavan. The Charolais cow is sired by ‘MVO’ and has a calving interval of 347 days.

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