Robert Prenderville, Simone McCabe and Noirin McHugh take a look at the most recent set of results coming from the maternal herd in Teagasc, Grange.
By Contributor on 23 November 2017
As revealed by the Irish Farmers Journal, the Tipperary dairy cows had a never-before-seen genetic mutation.
For a 100 cow herd, the cost of mastitis for a herd averaging 300-400,000 cells/mL is estimated at €18,626 per year.
By Amy Forde on 13 November 2017
"There is no vision for beef farming in Ireland like the vision for dairy. All the eggs are making their way into the dairy basket" – Alan Wood, West of Ireland Suckler Farmer.
By Letters to the Editor on 09 November 2017
Last week, it was revealed that Cork has the highest number of dairy cows in the country - but what county leads the way for beef cows?
By Amy Forde on 06 November 2017
Cow numbers in Ireland have increased since the end of quotas, but how many dairy cows are there now in each county in Ireland? The ICBF has broken the numbers down.
By Amy Forde on 14 November 2017
In the news today; farmers delay buying stock due to fodder price concerns, tractor test shelved and ICBF dismisses speculation on ranking bulls.
By Amy Forde on 01 November 2017
The moves follows intervention by the Department of Agriculture earlier this year.
By Caitríona Morrissey on 27 October 2017
The stockbull finder is a new bull sales section on the ICBF website that is exclusive to bulls from Whole Herd Performance Recording herds that have been weighed and scored.
By Darren Carty on 25 September 2017