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Northern Ireland
Hilltara Holsteins looking for more showring success
Kieran Mailey
The Hilltara herd of pedigree Holsteins has recorded plenty of success over the years and the McCormick family are looking to finish 2022 on a high.
30 November 2022 News
Further progress achieved in ICBF DNA calf registration programme
The turnaround time for DNA samples submitted to the lab was less than four days, providing the potential for animal passports to be circulated in less than 10 days.
23 November 2022 Pedigree
Genetic Gems sets new Irish record
The second ever Hereford Genetic Gems sale took place on Saturday 19 November at GVM Tullamore where yet another Irish record was set at the annual event, reports Shanon Kinahan.
Thrive: increased beef price masks production cost hike
The 2021-born stock have recorded an increased net margin compared to last year but overall margins remain tight. Declan Marren reports.
23 November 2022 Breeding & health
Genetic Gems sets new Irish Hereford record
The second Hereford Genetic Gems sale took place on Saturday 19 November at GVM Tullamore Mart, where yet another Irish record was set at the annual event, reports Shanon Kinahan.
21 November 2022 Pedigree
Genetic Gems set to shine bright in Tullamore
The second annual Genetic Gems Hereford female sale is set to return this Saturday fresh off the back of setting a new Irish Hereford female record price of €9,000.
18 November 2022 Pedigree
Will the new EBI deliver for dairy-beef?
On Wednesday 16 November, the ICBF outlined the proposed changes to the EBI, which includes a new carbon sub-index and an updated beef sub-index.
16 November 2022 Breeding & health
Big demand for Dexters
The Dealer has been inundated with farmers trying to get their hands on some rare genetics ahead of the ACRES closing date.
16 November 2022 Dealer
Time to take aim at a 15t target
If we are to survive in tillage we need to bring our actual farm yields much closer to the genetic potential of the day -- it is time to target 15t/ha.
9 November 2022 Husbandry
Seawater rice to expand China’s production area
The development of a type of rice that can better cope with high salinity and other nutritional issues in soil will increase the area sown to the crop and the volume of grain produced.
7 November 2022 Crops
Dovea Genetics exports semen to Brazil
Adam Woods reports on an Irish first where Dovea Genetics has exported Aberdeen Angus semen to Brazil.
2 November 2022 News
What’s contained in the Food Vision dairy report?
Aidan Brennan takes a look at some of the key measures contained in the Food Vision dairy report.
2 November 2022 News