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The first calves from the autumn 2015 Gene Ireland beef bulls are currently being born on farms. Here are some of Bondi Jacob’s first progeny.Pictured below is one of the first calves to be born by the Charolais Gene Ireland bull ‘Bondi Jacob’ CH2159

Bondi Jacob has a replacement index of €120(5 Star) @ 41% reliability on his latest genomic proof (August 2016). Genomics has increased Jacobs reliability by 27% since Jacob was first in the Gene Ireland catalogue 12 months ago.

ch2159 calf2 x SIX cowBondi Jacob (CH2159) calf from SIX cow.

Thanks to Mary Russell, Thurles for sending in these photos to ICBF.

If you have any photos of Gene Ireland progeny that you would like to share with us, please email them to [email protected]

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