Top herd now reaches €239!

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Pat Flynn, Kilworth, Co. Cork has now reached €239 on our ‘Top 200 Herds on EBI’ listing and remains on top of the list. Kieran Hearne, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Waterford has jumped to second position with an EBI of €228 while Martin Kinane remains at number 3 on the list with an EBI of €225.

A notable entry at number 13 on the list is Tomas Roche Kilwatermoy, Tallow, Co. Waterford who is a new entrant Dairy farmer with an EBI of €212.  There are now 44 herds with an EBI of €200 or more. This top 200 saw 24 herds make the list for the first time with 79 herds climbing up the ranks.

To access the Top 200 herds, click on the following link – Top 200 Herds on EBI

The average EBI of the Top 200 herds is €195(up €7) with €59 coming from the Milk Sub-Index and €104 from the Fertility Sub-Index. This compares with a national average of €131 (Milk €37, Fertility €78) – see table below.

National Ranking of Herds and Cows on EBI

TOP 1% TOP 5% TOP 10% TOP 25% AVG. BTM 25% BTM 10% BTM 5% BTM 1%
HERD
€192
€172
€163
€147
€131
€112
€85
€62
€20
ANIMAL
€232
€205
€191
€165
€134
€99
€58
€29
€-21

The EBI Reports are available to view on-line. Check out how you compare!

If you’re having difficulty accessing your report, please call the HerdPlus office on 1850-600-900 or 023-8820452.