Sexed Semen Field Research Trial
Richard Geary Seamount, Currabinny, Carrigaline, Co. Cork, shares a joke with Munster Cattle Breeding Group AI technician Tom Tobin while he inseminates one of Richard’s cows with sexed semen project semen. Picture by Donal O’ Leary IFJ.

Sexed Semen Field Research Trial

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ICBF, Teagasc and partner AI companies (Dovea Genetics, Munster Cattle Breeding and Progressive Genetics) undertook a major field research trial this Spring, to evaluate the potential benefits of sexed semen under commercial Irish conditions. (more…)

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Latest Calving Statistics

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The latest calving stats show over 14,500 extra dairy calves on the ground this year. The number of dairy heifers entering…

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Bull Breeder Program Visits
Mike Healy, Kerry, with one of his pedigree cows ‘Kingdom Niamh’

Bull Breeder Program Visits

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The initial visits to the herds of beef pedigree breeders that have signed up to the Bull Breeder Program have begun. (more…)

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FBD Trust Gene Ireland Awards & Charity Auction
Pictured with the highest priced calf at the ICBF / Bottom Line discussion Group Charity Auction in Corrin Mart, Fermoy are Barry Bateman & Graham Swanton, Forge Genetics, ( Purchaser), Peter Duggan & David Baker, Bottom Line Discussion Group, Andrew Cromie, ICBF and seller Paddy O' Leary, Conna, Co. Cork. The calf has an EBI of 265 and sold for €1500.

FBD Trust Gene Ireland Awards & Charity Auction

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Pictures from the Charity Auction on March 20th this year.

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