• Breeding Healthier Dairy Cows

    Based on figures calculated by Animal Health Ireland’s own Cell Check Quick Calculator, the cost of mastitis for a herd averaging 300-400,000 cells/mL is estimated at €186.26/cow/year. For a 100 cow herd, this amounts to a staggering €18,626 reduction in profit.

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  • BDGP Reminder: Please return tissue tags and survey data

    Are you participating in the BDGP? 2018 is a critical year in your participation in the BDGP. Recording screens are available on the ICBF website to record traits for 2018. Please ensure that all survey data (along with tissue tags) is returned as soon as possible

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  • Key International Speaker – Dr. Tim Byrne

    We are delighted to have Dr. Tim Byrne, AbacusBio, Edinburgh as a confirmed speaker for the ICBF & Sheep Ireland Genetics Conference taking place 5th & 6th December 2018 at the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone.

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