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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Peter Hynes – “It is important we look out for each other”

Whilst life on the farm has been quiet in the last month, life in general has kept us well occupied. Daily chores are limited to milking, checking stock and some fertiliser once a week. The dry weather hasn’t affected us too much and we would hope to mow our second cut in a little over two weeks. (more…)

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Scanned your cows recently?

Scanned your cows recently? You can now record ‘Pregnancy Diagnosis’ on ICBF.com. This screen is now available on the new platform and it allows users to record ‘Pregnancy Diagnosis’ for each breeding female in the herd. (more…)

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