The Dairy Beef Index (DBI) is a breeding goal for Irish dairy and beef farmers to promote high quality beef cattle bred from the dairy herd that are more saleable as calves and profitable at slaughter yet, they have minimal consequences on the calving difficulty or gestation length of the dairy cow.
Dairy Beef Bull Lists (May 2023)
- Dairy Beef Index for beef AI bulls with a minimum DBI reliability of 25% and a progeny based dairy calving proof
- DBI Percentiles (PDF) May 2023
Explanation documents on the Dairy Beef Index and Updated Calving Evaluations