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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 Castleview Immaginable’s first progeny.Pictured below is one of the first calves to be born by the Limousin Gene Ireland bull ‘Castleview Immaginable’ LM2150

Castleview Immaginable has a replacement index of €147(5 Star) @ 46% reliability on his latest genomic proof (August 2016). Genomics has increased Immaginable’s reliability by 16% since Immaginable was first in the Gene Ireland catalogue 12 months ago.

lm2150 calf 2 x CHXCastleview Immaginable (LM2150) calf from CHX cow.

Thanks to Mary Russell, Thurles for sending in above photos to ICBF


Heifer calf by LM2150 at 16 days old. Purebred dam by Castleview Duke. Born at 298 days at 52 kg with slight assistance

Thanks Brian Campion  for sending in the above picture and birth event data.

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