Look out for the Gene Ireland Stamp!

‘Lennon Jester’ is a pedigree Limousin bull bred by Patrick Sweeney, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal, and he has a stamp!

ICBF Stamp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the stamp about?

The Gene Ireland Maternal Bull Breeder stamp is designed to identify pedigree animals that have been bred in a Gene Ireland pedigree herd.

The stamp is displayed:

  • On a Sales Catalogue page for a Bull or Heifer.
  • On the Bull Search facility in the ICBF website for bulls bred in a Bull Breeder herd.

Whats so special about a Gene Ireland pedigree herd?

Pedigree breeder’s that have joined the Gene Ireland program are:

  • Recording extra data on their pedigree animals – birthweights, inseminations, liveweights etc.
  • Visited annually by an ICBF Herd Liaison Officer to ensure that all required data is being recorded accurately and on time.
  • Getting all of their females assessed by ICBF for maternal traits.
  • Offering bulls for inspection and possible purchase by ICBF for semen collection.
  • Playing an extremely important part in identifying young beef bulls with excellent genetics for milk & fertility that will help us reverse the current negative trends for these traits.

A listing of all breeders that are in the Gene Ireland program can be found below. For example – the breeder of the featured bull ‘Lennon Jester’ can be found by entering in the key words ‘Limousin Donegal’ into the search box and then scrolling down through the list.

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Following is a listing of all the Gene Ireland Pedigree Breeders:

Gene Ireland Maternal Beef Bull Breeders

BreedForenameSurnameAddressCountyMobile
SimmentalSeamusActonKnockaunrannyGalway086-8683615
AngusJohnAppelbeClonakilty Cork087-2325045
Belgian BlueTrevorAshmoreBallycarneyWexford086-2955345
LimousinThomasBaileyBatterstownMeath087-2553195
LimousinVictorBarrettAthlacca Limerick087-6912641
LimousinKieranBegleyBallydavidKerry087-4105900
CharolaisThomas FBeirneGorvagh PO Leitrim086-0742119
CharolaisFrankBeirneLongfordLongford086-8544371
AubracMartinBerminghamBarnadergGalway087-1235333
PiedmontesePatrick BlakeKilcockKildare087-2307688
LimousinPatrickBlakeThurlesTipperary086-6017728
CharolaisBasilBothwellKilleshandraCavan086-6050095
AubracShaneBowersCooleWestmeath087-9836950
CharolaisMichael BradyKilflynnKerry087-2478559
HerefordThomasBrennanFreshford Kilkenny086-2617241
SimmentalDavidBrickleyCoolrainLaois087-2999127
ShorthornShaneBrigdaleCreggaunClare086-3861943
SimmentalThomasBriodyOldcastle Meath086-0411998
CharolaisBrendanBruenCarnacluanSligo087-6770776
LimousinJoan & FrankBuckleyGlenvilleCork087-8361878
SalerDesBuckleyLisseltonKerry087-6269724
AngusDeirdreBurkeCarrigaline Cork087-9321517
SalerJohnBurkeClarecastleClare086-8129067
SalerJohnBurkeClarecastleClare086-8129067
CharolaisPat & CatherionaBurnsInniskeenMonaghan086-3714877
AubracFrancisButlerStreeteWestmeath086-1647442
AngusLouisByrneLaraghWicklow087-6426780
LimousinFrankByrneDonadeaKildare087-6594855
LimousinOliver JByrneGowranKilkenny086-8198818
LimousinThomas ByrneInniskeenLouth087-9658652
SalerAndrewByrneCallanKilkenny086-8100360
LimousinJerome CampionRathdowneyLaois086-3196599
HerefordJohnCantyKildalkeyMeath086-8312817
CharolaisGerardCaseyFethardTipperary087-9474808
HerefordBrianClarkeCarnaross Meath087-2386339
ShorthornJohnClarkeStrokestownRoscommon086-8896829
SimmentalKieranClarkeStrokestownRoscommon087-9130921
LimousinGeraldineCollinsCallanKilkenny086-8587595
CharolaisPeter ConlonCarrickmacrossMonaghan087-9498257
LimousinJamesConnaughtonCurragh WestGalway087-4167730
AngusEdmondConnollyCarrick-on-SuirTipperary087-8314729
ShorthornYvonneConwayCreeClare087-2218160
AngusAlan JohnCooteRyefieldCavan086-8199522
CharolaisThomasCorcoranLoughreaGalway086-2162134
SimmentalMichaelCorcoranClaremorrisMayo086-8235002
LimousinDoreen & TimCorridanFedamoreLimerick086-2500222
SimmentalDerekCostelloKillineerLouth087-2866113
SimmentalJamesCostelloDromardSligo086-8266742
LimousinGerardCoughlanInnishannonCork087-2971047
CharolaisPatrick CrokeWoodstockKilkenny083-1111617
AngusJohnCroninKilquaneCork086-8033443
HerefordJohnCroninKilquaneCork086-8033443
LimousinBridCroninMallowCork086-8161919
SalerPatrickCroninMallowCork087-2716499
SalerFernardCroweBallinaghCavan087-2274296
LimousinKevinCrowleyBallynacally Clare086-8984117
AngusJohn CulletonSaltmillsWexford087-1207440
AngusThomasCurranModeligoWaterford087-7605327
LimousinBrendanCurtinClarinaLimerick087-2316309
CharolaisJames PDaly BallymacgelliotKerry087-6998379
ParthenaiseCarthageDalyTullamoreOffaly087-6125987
AngusAlbertDe CoganCastlemartyr Cork086-1520962
LimousinCaitlinDe MordhaBaile an FheirtearaighKerry087-2399958
LimousinHowardDeaneClonakiltyCork086-2623845
ShorthornGarrettDeeBallylongfordKerry087-7432146
LimousinLiamDelaneyAthyKildare087-6471134
LimousinLiamDelaneyAthyKildare087-6471134
CharolaisMichaelDelaneyKilbrickenLaois087-7772620
HerefordJoseph DeverellGeashillOffaly087-2702271
AngusAidanDillonArdfertKerry087-2997898
ShorthornAnthonyDockeryElphinRoscommon086-8264868
CharolaisMichael JDohertyGlentogher Donegal086-8257153
CharolaisMichaelDohertyEnniscroneSligo087-7649583
SimmentalFergalDohertyCarrigartDonegal086-3320891
ParthenaiseDympnaDolanEnniscorthyWexford086-2159096
AubracFrancisDonohoeCollinstownWestmeath087-2518332
BlondeDesmondDonohoeOldcastleMeath087-6813483
Belgian BlueMichaelDowlingDunamaise Laois087-2300441
LimousinMichaelDowlingDunamaise Laois087-2300441
SimmentalMichaelDowlingDunamaise Laois087-2300441
LimousinJohnDowneyThe RowerKilkenny086-4096285
CharolaisSeanDoyleMoyglareKildare087-6454045
ParthenaisePatrickDoyleBunclodyWexford087-2334621
ShorthornIvanDriscollBallyvaughanClare089-4252330
LimousinWilliamDuffylavallyGalway087-2351986
CharolaisJames VincentDukeStrokestownRoscommon086-8470947
SimmentalBrendanDuncanRathconrathWestmeath086-2300979
CharolaisRobert JohnDunneBelturbet Cavan087-7735500
LimousinPhilipDunneBailieboroCavan086-1743098
HerefordJJFarrellLongfordLongford086-8329436
CharolaisAidanFarrellMoateWestmeath086-3131812
HerefordAidanFarrellMoateWestmeath086-3131812
LimousinMatthewFeeCorawallenLeitrim087-6108117
LimousinThomasFeehanKilmeenaMayo087-2059661
LimousinPatrickFeehilyBallydangan Roscommon086-2501475
CharolaisBrendanFeeneyEnniscroneSligo087-3744875
SimmentalJohnFinneganCoachfordCork086-8240258
LimousinDonalFitzgeraldHeadfordKerry087-6959947
ParthenaiseLiamFitzgeraldLiscarrollCork087-9551708
LimousinJohnFitzpatrickBruffLimerick087-2584311
CharolaisEamonFlanaganPortlaoiseLaois086-3314388
SimmentalEamonFlanaganPortlaoiseLaois086-3314388
CharolaisJohnFleuryKillyonOffaly086-0835511
SalerJosephFortuneKnottownWexford087-2774172
CharolaisMichaelFoxTullamoreOffaly087-2626523
ShorthornThomasFoxAthloneWestmeath087-9066727
BlondeSeanGalvinMacroom Cork086-3574463
HerefordCooteGeelanDromodLeitrim087-8249810
LimousinPeter GeraghtyMoyloughGalway087-2819991
LimousinJohnGilheanyBallyconnellCavan086-2207371
LimousinPatrickGillAthenryGalway085-1741759
CharolaisKieranGillickVirginiaCavan087-2717134
PiedmontesePaulGilliganBallyfin RdLaois087-6845675
LimousinGerardGilnaBallinaleeLongford086-8162858
AngusMatthewGouldingBallyduffKerry086-3527112
LimousinThomasGreaneyCummerGalway087-7761941
BlondeDesmondGreeneMurrinstownWexford086-8313672
SimmentalEamonGreeneMullinahoneTipperary087-1319017
CharolaisPatrickGuerinKilkishenClare086-3823813
AubracAlfredH HanbidgeStratford-on-Slaney Wicklow087-7832068
CharolaisRichardHackettClonlaraClare087-9252592
LimousinThomasHallyBallacollaLaois087-9874430
LimousinBrendanHanleyEdgeworthstownLongford086-8241920
LimousinJamesHannonBunrattyClare087-7942460
ParthenaiseGeraldHarneyArdrahanGalway087-2525100
AngusPatrickHarrisonBrideswell Westmeath086-8904177
AngusOliverHaughFeenaghClare087-6772744
ParthenaiseJamesHayesMurrintownWexford087-2997468
BlondeMichaelHealyLauraghKerry086-3753959
CharolaisBrendanHeartyDundalkLouth087-2527215
Belgian BlueP JHegartyBandonCork086-2551273
LimousinPJHegartyBandonCork086-2551273
SimmentalPatrick J HennellyRosses PointSligo086-8050919
LimousinCarolineHenryTubbercurrySligo087-2422931
ParthenaiseDesHenryDurrowOffaly087-2547138
AngusJohn PaulHerlihyKilmallockLimerick086-1717561
CharolaisPatrickHerlihyRathmoreKerry087-1256061
AngusJamesHernonMilltown Galway087-2839151
AngusDavidHollandCullohill Laois087-2448488
HerefordLisaHolloway DalyHorseleapWestmeath087-9694605
CharolaisCharlesHughesWestport Mayo086-3897646
SalerBernard HuntGurteenSligo086-8102986
ParthenaiseThomasJ SmythLavallyGalway087-2441958
LimousinThomasJacksonKildorreryCork087-2376743
HerefordGlennJacobEnniscorthy Wexford087-6786895
CharolaisDerekJohnsonAvocaWicklow085-1038169
HerefordEdwinJonesKenaghLongford086-8346520
LimousinBobbyJonesLoughshinnyDublin086-1714288
Belgian BluePatrickKavanaghCarlow Carlow085-8407519
ParthenaisePatrick CKavanaghEnniscorthyWexford087-2785273
CharolaisMaurice KeaneGlenvilleCork087-2524968
CharolaisVincentKearneyCarramore-LackenMayo086-1020168
CharolaisAustinKearnsCrossmolinaMayo086-8550488
CharolaisJames kehoeNew RossWexford087-6883084
AngusCiaran DenisKelleherKeakillCork086-8733913
CharolaisDermot ChrisKelleherInchigeelaghCork086-6553351
LimousinAnthony KelleherBallyvourneyCork087-7505951
CharolaisKenneth JohnKellsDerrylaneCavan087-2907080
LimousinPat J KennyMoyloughGalway086-8457275
LimousinNoelKennyRoundwoodWicklow086-8136139
AngusCatherineKentTramoreWaterford087-6436524
CharolaisMary BKerrPortlaoiseLaois086-8039704
LimousinCyrilKieranThreemilehouseMonaghan087-1381058
CharolaisMichaelKiernanCarrigallen PO Via CavanLeitrim086-0842895
AngusPatrick JosephKilkennyBallinaghCavan087-8503218
LimousinSamuelKingstonSkibbereen Cork087-2363156
ShorthornBrendanKirkeCastlebellinghamLouth086-8540996
SalerDavid KirraneTubbercurrySligo087-6219827
AngusJohnLaniganTwo-Mile-BorrisTipperary086-2484357
ShorthornRichardLeeMitchelstown Cork086-8126854
CharolaisPhilip LeechTonfarneyWexford087-2464507
SimmentalGerryLenehanEaskeySligo087-9885166
AngusGerryLenehanEaskeySligo087-9885166
ShorthornPeter LuttrellAthyKildare086-2480934
AngusRaymondLynchCrookstown Cork087-1142863
CharolaisGerardLynchTulla Clare087-2931645
CharolaisElizabethLynchPortmageeKerry087-6381830
SimmentalGerard LyonsBorrisoleighTipperary087-2808612
CharolaisGerard LyonsBorrisoleighTipperary087-2808612
LimousinDonalMac CormillaBrandrumMonaghan086-1559174
AubracLionelMackeyDonardWicklow087-9970988
LimousinJoeMaher BallyfoyleKilkenny086-2473749
LimousinMichaelMahonyThomastownKilkenny056-7721029
LimousinMichael MaloneBallinrahinLaois087-6491401
AngusSean MartinStradballyLaois086-8117872
LimousinJohnMartynOughterardGalway087-9119207
CharolaisBrianMathewsKilleighOffaly087-2658781
HerefordAidenMcCabeCootehillCavan085-7884094
AubracMichaelMcCallKilcullenKildare086-3451373
CharolaisPatrickMcCaugheyNewbliss Monaghan087-1258901
LimousinRayMcCaugheyCastleblayneyMonaghan086-8296211
AubracMichaelMcCauliffeCastleislandKerry087-0507376
AngusJoseph jMcCormackTulskRoscommon086-8065219
LimousinThomas FMcDonnellCornafullaRoscommon086-8255143
LimousinSarahMCElligottAsdeeKerry087-2630708
LimousinGerryMcElwaineFanadDonegal086-8259870
AngusJohnMcEnroeOldcastle Meath086-6108249
AngusLeoMcEnroeVirginiaCavan087-6384072
CharolaisPeter McGivneyDringLongford086-8100364
AubracLaurenceMcGrathStratford-on-SlaneyWicklow087-6392794
AngusMartin McHughTurloughMayo087-2573949
CharolaisSeamusMcHughHeadfordGalway087-7701030
AngusShaneMcKiernanBallinaghCavan087-2264271
AngusEamonMcKiernanMonasterboiceLouth087-2217201
HerefordSean McKiernanCorlismoreCavan087-1245927
SimmentalPaulMcLoughlinClonmanyDonegal086-6635366
LimousinMaryMcLoughlinBallinaMayo087-7765149
LimousinP JMCNultyRuanClare086-6087914
CharolaisThomasMcQuadeVirginia Cavan086-1708429
SimmentalThomasMeehanDooncastleSligo087-2233169
LimousinPeterMelodyAthenryGalway087-1318887
CharolaisKevinMolloyLuttrellstown RdDublin 087-2423333
HerefordMichaelMolloyBelmontOffaly086-8168924
LimousinPatrickMolloyMoycullenGalway087-2237249
LimousinJohnMoore JnrKilmeenMayo087-9363844
CharolaisJohn BarryMoranFardrumWestmeath087-9111750
LimousinGaryMorrisseyBennekerryCarlow087-6556376
SimmentalKittyMoylesArdfileldCork087-2493680
SalerThomasMulcahyStrandLimerick087-1264169
LimousinDavid MulrooneyDunbellKilkenny087-9008930
AngusJohn JMulveyLeitrim PO Leitrim087-2560621
HerefordDeclanMurphyBallinhassigCork086-3827565
LimousinMacMurphyEnfieldMeath087-1211599
SimmentalJohnMurphyAnnestown Waterford087-7729684
HerefordSean NearyStrokestownRoscommon087-8579351
SimmentalMarkNeenanBallyhaunisMayo087-7581359
SalerNiallO ConnellMacroomCork087-6109861
AngusPaulO SullivanScartaglenKerry087-6475132
AubracKevinO'BrienTurloughmore Galway087-6550198
LimousinGerardO'BrienCallanKilkenny087-2379466
ParthenaiseDermotO'BrienFiriesKerry087-2390727
SalerPeatsaiO'Conghaile SpidealGalway087-2843417
AubracDanielO'ConnellKilnamartyraCork087-7857924
AngusNoelO'ConnorArdfert Kerry087-2161209
CharolaisRobertO'ConnorBallina Tipperary087-2237844
CharolaisDaniel JO'ConnorGneeveguillaKerry087-6291364
HerefordJosephO'ConnorSharavogueOffaly087-9087460
CharolaisThomasO'ConnorKenmareKerry086-8127219
AngusJohnO'DonnellThe KerriesKerry087-2507633
AngusTimothyO'DonoghueCarrignavar Cork085-8203600
CharolaisNoelO'DonoghueKilfenoraClare087-8364780
HerefordBrendanO'DonoghueSt. Margarets Dublin086-8516318
ShorthornAndrewO'DonoghueMiltown MalbayClare086-8219121
AubracSeanO'DriscollSkibbereenCork087-9375044
PiedmonteseRogerO'HalloranGortaleaKerry089-4314991
SimmentalWillieO'HalloranCahirTipperary086-2585193
CharolaisNigelO'KaneClaregalwayGalway087-2107144
LimousinBillO'KeeffeGlanworthCork086-2666007
PiedmonteseRichardO'KeeffeKilreeKilkenny085-1662733
SimmentalTimothyO'LearyBallincolligCork087-2668494
BlondeEnda O'LoughlinRathanganKildare087-6421724
LimousinDanielO'MahonyBallygarvanCork087-2306904
SimmentalJohnO'MalleyWestport Mayo086-2290429
AngusSeosaimhO'MaoileoinBaile an Fheirtearaigh Kerry086-3095744
CharolaisCharles J O'ReillyCreesloughDonegal857794858
CharolaisKevinO'ReillyKenmareKerry087-2266979
AngusMatthewO'RiordanMillstreetCork087-2510363
SimmentalThomasO'RiordanMidleton Cork087-2898778
LimousinSeanO'ShaughnessyPallaskenryLimerick086-3660291
LimousinSeanO'SullivanCastleislandKerry087-2553377
LimousinMichaelO'SullivanBallyferriterKerry087-2828892
SimmentalNoraO'SullivanKilcumminKerry086-3550151
ShorthornAlbertOldfieldCalrySligo087-6387703
SimmentalMichael GOliverSwinfordMayo086-8196511
AngusNigelPeavoyShannnon RdLaois086-3674316
CharolaisMichael PhelanGlenmoreKilkenny087-6197502
ParthenaiseMartinPhilbinBallinrobeMayo086-0234696
HerefordLiamPhilpottKanturkCork087-6136750
SimmentalMichaelPrendergastClaremorrisMayo087-2908676
CharolaisMl JQuinNewmarket-on-Fergus Clare087-2675574
CharolaisLouiseQuinnEdenderryOffaly086-6027070
CharolaisDavid RattiganElphinRoscommon086-3855263
HerefordTimothyReaMitchelstown Cork086-7837007
LimousinDanielReddinCastletownLaois085-7342119
CharolaisJohnReganTawleyLeitrim086-8543734
SimmentalMartinReganBallyhaunisRoscommon086-8216253
AngusHelenReynoldsBallinaleeLongford086-6013797
LimousinSandraRichardsonNewtowngoreLeitrim086-3198578
AngusBenRyallWatergrashillCork086-2300210
LimousinSeanRyanNewport Tipperary087-9738046
SimmentalJamesRyanDranganTipperary086-2251843
HerefordMichaelSextonEnnisCo.Clare086-2594779
LimousinMichaelSextonEnnisCo.Clare086-2594779
AngusJamesShanahanKilmacthomasWaterford087-6689498
AngusGeraldineShanleyBornacoolaLeitrim086-8100569
AngusSeanShannonBurren Clare087-6783898
AngusRobertShannonBallydehobCork086-8342057
LimousinDermotShaughnessyBallinamore BridgeGalway087-6446438
LimousinPatrickSheahanLimerickLimerick087-2500311
AngusMichaelSheahanKilmallockLimerick086-8575693
CharolaisMiriamSheridanRandalstownMeath086-8368366
LimousinPaul MSlevinMonileaWestmeath087-6527616
LimousinFergusSmith MVBHilltownCork087-2418477
HerefordPhilipSmythNavanMeath087-9250351
LimousinEileen StaffordKilrushClare086-8644584
LimousinValentineStaffordBarntownWexford086-4082597
ParthenaiseGeorgeSteacyGoreyWexford087-6737299
ParthenaiseGeorgeSteacyGoreyWexford087-6737299
LimousinThomasSwaineEnniscorthyWexford087-7987300
LimousinPatrickSweeneyKilmacrennanDonegal087-2133645
ParthenaiseAlasterSwiftEnniscorthyWexford085-2896151
AngusJohnTaitRostellan Cork087-9977033
LimousinDavidTierneyFethardTipperary087-9270814
Blonde d'AquitaineRobertTormeyPortlaoiseLaois086-8517412
ParthenaiseJohnTownsendBunclodyWexford087-2354095
SimmentalJohnTuohyWhitegate Clare087-2754035
LimousinEdwardTynanDoonLaois087-2046703
LimousinDanielTynanDoonLaois087-2046703
SimmentalLiamWaldronBallyhaunisMayo086-3898539
SimmentalDavidWallHazel Hatch RdDublin086-2532859
AubracJohnWalshBallintraDonegal087-6786466
AubracWilliam P WalshBallintraDonegal087-9525800
LimousinJohn Joseph WalshBallinaMayo087-2838224
CharolaisGerryWalshBallinaMayo087-2838224
CharolaisFrancisWhelanFolksmillsWexford051-565645
SimmentalChristopherWhiteRingcommonsDublin087-0506524
HerefordJohnWhiteCarrigalineCork087-6789712
LimousinJohnWhiteCarrigalineCork087-6789712
CharolaisAlanWoodCrossmolinaMayo086-8849375
CharolaisJarlathWoulfeHeadfordGalway087-7852774
LimousinJamesWycherleyBandonCork086-0740427
SimmentalRaymondO'MalleyArdeeLouth086-2427529
HerefordMichaelO'KeefeNewmarket Cork087-9253369
HerefordPatrickFinneganCastleblayneyMonaghan087-2518996
AngusPhilipSheedyRoscreaTipperary087-2567291
ShorthornPhilipSheedyRoscreaTipperary087-2567291
HerefordPhilipSheedyRoscreaTipperary087-2567291
CharolaisFintanYoungDunleer Louth086-8174151