The March 2022 evaluation figures are now available for all dairy and beef animals. The ICBF Animal Search, Active Bull Lists and Stock Bull Finder have all been updated. Farmers subscribed to the HerdPlus service can view their animal’s new evaluation figures through the various online profiles. Reports (EBI, Euro-Star, BDGP Eligibility, etc.) will be updated over the coming weeks. Farmers will be notified by text as soon as these reports are available online.
On the dairy side, 19,095 additional mastitis records were added to the March evaluation, an addition of 1.3% extra records. This brings the total mastitis records to 1,446,788. 159,338 milk production records were also added, bringing the total milk production records to 43,331,087, an extra 0.4%.
In terms of beef records, 1,714,574 ‘150-250 day live weights’ were included in the March evaluation, an additional 0.5% and 1,412,753
‘maternal weaning weights’ were included, an extra 0.4%.
Over 2.6 Million Genotypes
Genomics saw some 16,704 added for this evaluation bringing the total number of genotypes included in the latest evaluation to 2,614,306.
Full details of additional records can be viewed under ‘Genetic Evaluations’ on both ‘Dairy EBI‘ and ‘Beef Eurostar‘ pages
Next Evaluation Dates
The next evaluation publication date is set for 24th May 2022. For more information on future publication dates and their respective data deadlines, please click here.
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