The first calves from the autumn 2015 Gene Ireland beef bulls are currently being born on farms. Here are some of Slaneymill Jack’s first progeny. Pictured below is one of the first calves to be born by the Aubrac Gene Ireland bull ‘Slaneymill Jack’ AU2155
Slaneymill Jack has a replacement index of €206(5 Star) @ 48% reliability on his latest genomic proof (August 2016). Genomics has increased Jack’s reliability by 22% since Jack was first in the Gene Ireland catalogue 12 months ago.
Slaneymill Jack (AU2155) calf from lmx cross cow at 17 days
Thanks to Paul Keating for sending in this photo to ICBF
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