The Newford Herd Farm is located at Junction 17 just off the M6 motorway at Teagasc, Athenry.
Consists of 100 Angus and Hereford cross Fresian cows, originating from the dairy herd and first calving at 24 months.
The Herd Targets
Breeding is based on all available ICBF data. Bulls are selected based on key traits:
A combination of AI and natural service is used, with AI the main focus. Synchronisation has been used in 2015 on the back of previous Teagasc research work.