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Elderberry Galahad has a replacement index of €117 @83% reliability and a terminal index of €125 @ 93% reliability on his latest genomic proof (May 2018).

Progeny from bulls were recently slaughtered after completing a feed efficiency trial at the Gene Ireland Progeny test centre located in Tully, Co. Kildare. Among the animals on test during this trial period was a son of (EBY). This animal was slaughtered at 15 months of age and was out of a AAxCH dam.

The animal had a dry matter intake of 14.34 kilograms and recorded an average daily gain of 2.04 kilograms/day. This equates to a feed efficiency of 7.03.

Limousin bull sired by EBY

The animal’s initial live-weight was 514 kilograms. He had a final live-weight of 722 kilograms and a carcass weight of 456 kilograms. This equated to a kill-out percentage 63%, carcass conformation of E- and a fat score of 3-.

Age at Slaughter 15 months
Dry Matter Intake 14.34 Kgs
Average Daily Gain 2.04 Kgs
Feed Efficiency 7.03
Initial Live weight 514 Kgs
Final Live weight 722 Kgs
Carcass Weight 456 Kgs
Kill out Percentage 63%
Carcass Confirmation & Fat E-3-