Exclusive: Remarkable achievement for Irish cattle breeders

Semen from a number of bulls that have been exported will be marketed in China, North and South America and across Europe.

In the market for a Simmental bull?

The Irish Simmental Cattle Society has released its first bi-weekly online sales catalogue of bulls.

WATCH: €18,000 for Simmental heifer

The heifer “oozes style, class and panache from the top of nose to the tip of her toes,”

Over 100 Simmentals on offer at Roscommon

The sale will include drafts from the Lissadell, Raceview and Clonagh herds.

Calving heifers at 24-months on Mayo suckler farm

Martin McNicholas' herd had 1.12 calves/cow in 2018, with an average calving interval of 366 days.

Farmer Focus: Coolcran Simmentals

Coolcran Simmentals - owned by the McDonald family in Tempo, Co. Fermanagh - comprises of 15 breeding females. They are making waves in the sales ring and on the show circuit.