Beef breeding in the dairy herd: the options
Aidan Brennan
As the breeding season moves on, Aidan Brennan takes a look at the best way of choosing beef bulls for use on dairy cows.
19 April 2023 Pedigree
Limousin council members exonerated by independent investigation
Declan O'Brien reports on the recent findings of an Irish Limousin Cattle Society investigation.
Understanding the active beef bull lists
Pat Donnellan from ICBF takes a list at this year's active bull list and what bulls are at the top of the list.
Clogher Valley Mart teams up with MartBids for semen auction
Shanon Kinahan previews the upcoming timed online auction of semen and embryos from some of the top pedigree and commercial herds in Northern Ireland.
22 March 2023 Pedigree
Avoiding ‘a sickener’ with an infertile bull
In a series of talks across NI, experienced vet, Brian Kennedy has outlined key issues to watch out for to avoid issues with bull fertility in 2023, writes David Wright.
15 March 2023 Northern Ireland
Index confusion in AI books
The Dealer was scratching their head last week trying to pick out a few bulls for the dairy cows and reading AI books didn't make it any easier.
25 January 2023 Dealer