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Archive December 2018

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Christmas gifts for farmers

Posted in Category(ies):  Tips

While we think the greatest gift a farmer can get is profitable, trouble-free cattle, that is something they can work on themselves during breeding season. AS its Christmas there may be something a little more fitting out there:

The gift of less stress: HerdApp

HerdApp takes the stress out of calf registration, record keeping and Bord Bia inspections. You can order a gift subscription here

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Posted on Friday, 7 December 2018  |  By Progressive Genetics

Beef and Dairy new proofs December 2018

Posted in Category(ies):  Company NewsDairyBeef

We have updated all the figures on our website, after the latest proof run (ICBF, Dec 2018).


After the latest Dairy AI bull proofs, we are delighted to announce we have 5 of the top 6 bulls (7 of the top 10) on the Active Bull List.


Beef Sires (Beef Bulls Active List - Replacement Index)

No. 1 Salers sire, Beguin SA4059

No. 1 Limousin sire, Castleview Gazelle ZAG 

No. 1 Simmental sire, Lis-Na-Ri Gucci SI4250

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Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018  |  By Progressive Genetics

New Dairy Sires Catalogue 2019

Posted in Category(ies):  Dairy

Our New Dairy Catalogue is now available online. 

Based on the latest figures, we have 5 of the top 6 Dairy Sires on the active list, the No.1 Jersey available, plus the No.1 Irish Daughter Proven Bull featuring top sires, bull teams, high EBI sires, British Friesian sires, High Type sires, Jersey sires, Crossbred sires, Sexed semen sires, Beef sires (Angus, Hereford, Belgian Blue, Limousin & Simmental sires), Heat Detection Aids including MOOCALL HEAT & more!

All bull figures are based on the latest proofs from ICBF, December 2018.

High EBI

We have the Top 5 of the top 6 bulls on active list, including:

  • (IG) OLCASTLETOWN RONALDO FR2298 with an EBI of €308 & a Milk Production Sub-Index of €101 (28kgs ms)

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Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018  |  By Progressive Genetics

New Catalogue Crossbreeding Sires 2019

Posted in Category(ies):  Dairy
We are pleased to present to you our new Xbred catalogue, "Crossbreeding Sires 2019", hard copies will be available in early January and if you would like one posted out to you please feel free to get in touch. 
The "Crossbreeding Sires 2019" features a wide range of bulls, from across the globe, primarily New Zealand, Denmark and Ireland. 

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Posted on Friday, 21 December 2018  |  By Progressive Genetics