18th National Hall of Fame Awards honour pedigree cattle breeders
Adam Woods
Adam Woods reports from the National Hall of Fame awards held in Athlone last week.
25 April 2022 Farmer Writes
Farmer Writes: improving herd genetics a passion of mine
Thomas Duffy is a dairy farmer milking 100 cows on mixed ground from Virginia in east Cavan. He farms in partnership with his parents Ned and Kathleen and sister Kaye.
17 January 2022 Pedigree
Westfield Aubracs set for full dispersal
The herd, established 25 years ago, offer breeders a super opportunity to acquire top bloodlines.
Aiming high with Aubracs in Kerry
Adam Woods was at the Irish Aubrac Society’s open day on the McAuliffe family farm in Castleisland, Co Kerry.
3 November 2021 Management
Martbids: Aubracs top €3,200 in Tullamore
The Irish Aubrac Cattle Society held its Autumn Show and Sale in Tullamore last week. Plenty of customers were in attendance to drive lively trade.
26 October 2021 News
More than just rowers in Skibbereen
The Kingston family have been producing quality milk in Toureen, west Cork, for a number of years.
8 September 2021 Milk quality
Pedigree roundup: Easycare sheep, Zwartables premier and Aubrac sale
The production sale hosted by Drumleek Farm is the largest auction sale of Easycare sheep.
18 August 2021 Pedigree
In pictures: replacement index bulls - who makes it into the top 10?
Manus Connolly takes a look at the top 10 bulls on the ICBF replacement index list.
In pictures: top 10 bulls on the dairy beef index - who makes the cut?
Manus Connolly takes a look at the ranking of the top AI bulls on the ICBF active dairy beef index list following the latest run of evaluations last week.
5 June 2021 Thrive
Aubrac premier hits top price of €3,600
A number of lots passed the €3,000 mark at the Irish Aubrac Cattle Society premier sale last Saturday.
10 May 2021 Pedigree
Top five bulls on the terminal and replacement index
Declan Marren looks at the latest update of both ICBF’s terminal and replacement indexes.
7 April 2021 Breeding & health
Farmer Writes: on the home stretch with calving
We will try to have most of the replacement heifers for the year trained to the automatic feeder by the end of this week, writes Bill O'Keeffe.
24 February 2021 Farmer Writes