5 Easy Ways to Record Dry Off Dates

The drying off process is a very important process that takes place at the end of lactation.  By recording a cows’ dry off date you are completing her lactation on your HerdPlus reports. In doing so her lactation details will be available for pedigree certificates, sales catalogues and your Annual Report.

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Suckler 5 year trend reports now live

The latest new 5 Year Trend Report is now live for all HerdPlus suckler farmers. This report allows you to assess the breeding performance of your suckler herd over the last five years (2017 – 2021) on six Key Performance Indicators (more…)

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Gene Ireland – hits a record high!

In recent years we have added two new elements to the programme. Firstly,  a Dairy Beef section to progeny test high Dairy Beef Index bulls which are suitable for use on dairy cows. A Terminal section which contains beef bulls deemed suitable for use on suckler cows to produce profitable animals for sale or slaughter has also been added. (more…)

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New Commercial Beef Value (CBV)

At last week’s Teagasc Virtual Beef Conference, the new Commercial Beef Value was launched. This new selection tool for farmers with non breeding herds will have particular relevance to herds that are purchasing animals to bring to finish. (more…)

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