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Linden Foods group recently visited Tully Test centre, Co. Kildare. The group of 16 consisted of members from Linden foods and beef finishers.Linden Foods are an award winning meat manufacturer, located in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. The Group has six strategic locations in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium. They process and manufacture top-quality beef, lamb, pork and chicken for branded and own label products. Linden Foods have established an enviable reputation in recent years as an innovator, creating ground-breaking products for the retail and food service sectors.

The group was very interested in the role that Tully plays in the beef industry. Measuring feed efficiency is crucial in terms of sustainability and profitability.

Some key points discussed at the meeting:

  • Measuring feed efficiency in Tully
  • Breed and sire performance data in Tully
  • The ICBF database
  • Beef Data & Genomics Programme
  • Whole Herd Performance recording
  • Gene Ireland breeding programs (Beef & Dairy beef)
  • Meat Technology Ireland