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The first calves from the 2016 Gene Ireland beef bulls are currently being born on farms. Here are some of Kyle Herd Ivan’s first progeny.Pictured below are some of the first calves to be born from the Parthenaise Gene Ireland bull ‘Kyle Herd Ivan’ ZKY

Kyle Herd Ivan has a replacement index of €70(3 Star) @ 52% reliability on his latest genomic proof (August 2017). Genomics has played a part in increasing Ivan’s reliability by 34% since Ivan was first in the Gene Ireland catalogue over 12 months ago.

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Kyle Herd Ivan (ZKY) bull calf at 14 days old

Kyle Herd Ivan (ZKY) twin heifers at 5 days old

Thanks to Kieran Noonan 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