The first calves from the autumn 2015 Gene Ireland beef bulls are currently being born on farms. Here are some of Ballygarvan Stud Ike’s first progeny.Pictured below is one of the first calves to be born by the Limousin Gene Ireland bull ‘Ballygarvan Stud Ike’ LM2151
Ballygarvan Stud Ike has a replacement index of €133(5 Star) @ 48% reliability on his latest genomic proof (August 2016). Genomics has increased Ike’s reliability by 16% since Ike was first in the Gene Ireland catalogue 12 months ago.
Ballygarvan Stud Ike (LM2151) calf from MLJ cow.
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To order straws of the new high index Gene Ireland bulls please call ICBF on 023 8820452. All straws cost €5 each and are delivered to your own AI technician or DIY flask