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IHFA: Emerald Expo and premier bull show cancelled

IHFA: Emerald Expo and premier bull show cancelled

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) has announced that it has decided to cancel two of its annual events this...

March 19, 2020

Almost 100 cattle entered in the first dairy cattle show of the year

Almost 100 cattle entered in the first dairy cattle show of the year

The official opening of the dairy cattle show – Emerald Expo – will be performed by Mairead McGuinness, First Vice...

April 26, 2019

Heifers hit a top price of €3,750 at IHFA celebratory sale

Heifers hit a top price of €3,750 at IHFA celebratory sale

Hundreds of farmers flocked to Co. Meath for this year’s Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) National Open Day. Long associated...

July 8, 2018

Hallow Holsteins hoover up at Emerald Expo

Hallow Holsteins hoover up at Emerald Expo

The recent annual Emerald Expo, held by the Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA), saw Wexford-based herd Hallow Holsteins recognised as...

May 8, 2018

North American genetics take centre stage in Wicklow

North American genetics take centre stage in Wicklow

Victor Jackson milks a herd of 140 pedigree registered Holstein Friesian cows, alongside his nephew Richard, in Crossnacole, Kiltegan, Co....

July 10, 2017

Pics: €6,500 top price at Holstein Friesian open day sale

Pics: €6,500 top price at Holstein Friesian open day sale

In-calf heifers reached €6,500 at the Crossnacole sale, held in conjunction with the Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) open day on...

July 9, 2017

Video: IHFA national open day to return to Wicklow farm after 25 years

Video: IHFA national open day to return to Wicklow farm after 25 years

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) is preparing to hold its national open day on the farm of Victor Jackson in...

July 5, 2017

Mountfarna Rangler takes top price at IHFA Premier bull sale

Mountfarna Rangler takes top price at IHFA Premier bull sale

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) held its Premier Bull sale in Nenagh Livestock Mart last Thursday. Demand for the...

March 28, 2017

Inaugural IHFA Champion Cow Award heads to the southeast

Inaugural IHFA Champion Cow Award heads to the southeast

There was more success for Co. Wexford breeders, Philip and Linda Jones as their cow Hallow Advent Twizzle 3 ET...

February 27, 2017

‘Latest Holstein genetic defect should not impact Irish herds’

‘Latest Holstein genetic defect should not impact Irish herds’

Every step possible is taken to ensure that bulls with genetic defects are not used within Ireland’s dairy and beef...

August 17, 2015

Heifers average €3,000 at IHFA open day

Heifers average €3,000 at IHFA open day

An average price of €3,000 was achieved at the sale of young pedigree dairy heifers as part of a recent...

July 25, 2015

‘Pedigree dairy breeders must make better use of grass’

‘Pedigree dairy breeders must make better use of grass’

Irish pedigree dairy farmers must learn to make better use of grazed grass in their production systems, according to Irish...

June 30, 2015

700-acre dairy and suckler farm to host open day

700-acre dairy and suckler farm to host open day

The Irish Holstein Friesian Association (IHFA) is holding an open day on a 700-acre dairy and suckler farm in Co....

June 26, 2015

Swiss judge confirmed for Emerald Expo 2015

Swiss judge confirmed for Emerald Expo 2015

Marc-Henri Guillaume, a sire analyst for Swiss Genetics, has been confirmed to judge Emerald Expo 2015. Guillaume’s extensive knowledge of...

February 20, 2015