BDGP eligibility now defined on mart screens

ICBF has just released an update to the Euro-Star details on mart screens for beef females. With the deadline for BDGP on 31st Oct in mind, ICBF is now defining whether the female will be eligible for BDGP if purchased. This removes the need for the purchaser to worry about date of birth, star rating and genomic status. (more…)

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Getting a genomic evaluation on a bull – It doesn’t happen overnight.

It can take anywhere from 10-18 weeks for a bull to receive a genomic evaluation from the time of ordering a sample kit. If you have a pedigree bull aimed at the autumn sales, it is likely that you will be required to get him genotyped. (more…)

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Ireland Reaches 2 Million Genotype Milestone

ICBF recently passed an important milestone with over 2 million cattle having a valid genotype. It only seems like yesterday that we were reporting on passing the 1 million genotype milestone in 2017. This represents an increase of 1 million valid genotypes in less than 3 years. (more…)

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ICBF reaches 2 Million Genotype Milestone

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ICBF reaches 2 Million Genotype Milestone

Increase of 1 million valid genotypes in 3 years

May 21st, 2020: Late last week, ICBF announced the passing of another significant milestone with over 2 million cattle in Ireland having a valid genotype, an increase of 1 million in just 3 years. (more…)

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