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‘TERELTON DOLLY’, owned by Sean Galvin, Sleaveen West, Macroom, Co Cork is the top Euro-star replacement index Blonde D’Aquitane cow in the country with a Euro-star value of €161.She is currently in her 5th lactation with an average calving interval of 372 days and she first calved at 24 months. She is sired by Oulou (OUX) . Her Dam is ‘TERELTON WANDA’ who makes the list also at number four with a replacement index of €138. She is currently in her 9th lactation and has an average calving interval of 370 days and she first calved at 24 months.

Sean Galvin & HerdSean Galvin, Sleaveen West, Macroom, Co Cork   

Terelton Gretta (Nielsen x Oulou)

Terelton Gretta – Daughter of Top Replacement Index Blonde D’Aquitane Cow Terelton Dolly (Picture taken 2013)


Second on the list is ‘BALLYDUNLEA AMMEY’ owned by Maurice Kearney, Kilbaha, Moyvane, Listowel, Co. Kerry with a replacement index of €141. This cow is on her 7th lactation. She is sired by stockbull ‘KINGDOM PAT’ and she has a calving interval of 378 days. Third on the list is ‘GLENVALE VICKY’ with a replacement index of €138 owned by John O’ Halloran, Glenwood, Mullinahone, Thurles, Co Tipperary. This cow is sired by ‘BLACKWATER SOLVIT’. She is in her 10th lactation and she has an average calving interval of 408 days. John O’ Halloran has in fact six cows making the list (more than any other breeder).


<– Click here to view top 20 Blonde Cows



This is part of a 13 part listing. Each day we will add another ‘Top 20’ for the 12 most popular pedigree breeds. We will also be publishing a ‘Top 20’ listing of commercial beef cows to complete this listing.

In order to make the list animals must have been in a HerdPlus herd at time of data extraction.

A new breed listing will be added at random everyday over the next fortnight.

Make sure to stay tuned to see if your cows have made these listings.

Breeds with ‘Top 20’ also Published at this time include: