If farmers need to sell animals before BDGP tags are received, alternative animals will be selected for genomic testing at a later stage.
By Darren Carty on 22 March 2018
Herd owners participating in the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP) will be receiving eligibility reports for the first time over the coming two weeks.
Beef editor Adam Woods takes a look at shed space, calf scour and selecting animals for genotyping in the BDGP programme.
By Adam Woods on 08 February 2018
Work is needed across all levels of Northern Ireland's sheep sector to ensure its genetics develop and it is not harmed by Brexit.
By Peter McCann on 02 September 2017
Farmers should demand that pedigree breeders move with the times, writes John Egerton.
By Contributor on 10 August 2017
Ultimately the future for the Charolais breed is to play to its strengths and double down on its position as the sire of choice for commercial suckler farmers looking to drive output.
By Justin McCarthy on 03 August 2017
Over 80% of the dairy inseminations during the month of April were to young Genomically Selected (GS) bulls.