Table 15: Total numbers of beef sired calves out of the dairy herd.
Table 15 summary
- Angus is the number one breed of beef sire in Irish dairy herds – siring 45% (225,546) of all beef calves born in 2015 (Graph 18).
- Hereford is the next most popular beef breed used in dairy herds with 150,671 calves born in 2015 with a Hereford sire.
Angus is the number 1 breed of beef sire in Irish dairy herds -siring 45% of all beef calves born in 2014.
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