November 2022 Genetic Evaluations Now Live

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The November 2022 evaluation figures are now available for all dairy and beef animals. The ICBF Animal Search, Active Bull Lists and Stock Bull Finder have all been updated. Farmers subscribed to the HerdPlus service can view their animal’s new evaluation figures through the various online profiles. Reports (EBI, Euro-Star, BDGP Eligibility, etc.) will be updated over the coming weeks. Farmers will be notified by text as soon as these reports are available online.

New Changes to EBI now Included

New Carbon sub-index now Included

  • Ireland set target to reduce GHG emissions by 25% or 5.75 Mt CO2e
  • Breeding target = 1.2 MT or 21% of total target : EBI key to drive change

New traits and updated Beef sub-index

  • More claves coming off dairy herd will be in spec and finish earlier

New & updated traits in Health sub-index

  • Opportunity to ↓ prevalence TB
  • Updated SCC model more accurate

Inclusion of genomics for minor
breeds

  • Genotyping available – more
    accurate evaluations

Next Evaluation Dates

The next evaluation publication date is set for 24th January 2023. For more information on future publication dates and their respective data deadlines, please click here.

If you have any queries on evaluation figures please contact us on 023-8820452 or email [email protected].