Whether they are bred in the herd via AI or Stockbulls, bought at the mart or sourced from local dairy herds – there is a variety of paths that replacement females can follow in Ireland before they are selected for mating.
If you are interested in sharing your story as to how you source your replacement heifers, please email your answer to the question below to firstname.lastname@example.org, in no more than 200 words:
How do you currently source/breed your replacement beef females and what are your plans for sourcing/breeding them in the future?
Please include photos where possible. ICBF will be profiling the best entries online and in their publications. We would encourage our breeders to consider sending in their stories.