Irish Horse
2018 BREEDING ADVICE: Pros and cons of modern breeding techniques
Equine veterinarian at Ballybrown Equine Clinic, Valerie Dromey goes through the pros and cons of commonly used assisted reproductive techniques in sport horse breeding
23 August 2017 Pedigree
Darling Eyes catches judge's eye to claim Simmental national
Garrett Behan made it two overall national wins in a row in the Simmental rings of this year’s Tullamore Show.
9 August 2017 Pedigree
Tinahely hosts Belgian Blue all-Ireland calf finals
Weather conditions held well for the this year’s annual Belgian Blue calf finals at Tinahely Show, writes Shane Murphy.
In pictures: Angus bull tops Carrick sale at €5,600
Steil Angus secured double championship and top price female at their recent production sale held in conjunction with the April Midland and Western livestock improve society sale at Carrick-on-Shannon
11 April 2017 Pedigree
Farmer Writes: battling blazes in Kansas
Mark Gardiner has had over 90% of his 48,000 acre Kansas farm burned, following wildfires which have engulfed three states in the US.
15 March 2017 Farmer Writes
Embryo transfer accounts for 39% of Belgian Blue calf crop
Embryo transfer calves in the Belgian Blue breed accounted for 39% of the 2015 calf crop, but made up less than 7% of any other breed’s calf crop.
17 February 2017 News
Herd focus: Boherard Blues
Peter Thomas Keaveney talks to David Pearson about his successful career breeding Belgian Blues.
11 January 2017 Pedigree
Herd profile: Bostonia Charolais
With a large influence of embryo transfer since its establishment three years ago, the Bostonia herd has already made a name for itself in Charolais circles.
30 November 2016 Pedigree
Herd Profile: Drummin Limousin
This year marked a big year for the breed but also for the McInerney family whose farm was chosen as one of the host farms for the International congress.
7 September 2016 Pedigree
Herd Focus: Roundhill Limousin
The Roundhill herd of Limousins in Fedamore, Co Limerick, is well known in the pedigree world and last week played host to the International Limousin Congress. Shane Murphy reports.
31 August 2016 Pedigree
The world’s largest Limousin event comes to Ireland
The Limousin International congress is to kick off this Saturday with a packed week in store.
17 August 2016 Pedigree
Suffolk sells for 2,600gns in Ballymena
The Suffolk Sheep Society held the NI area branch premier show and sale in Ballymena on Tuesday.
3 August 2016 News