Progressive Genetics

Going the red road: Progressive publishes 2021 coloured dairy catalogue

Going the red road: Progressive publishes 2021 coloured dairy catalogue

The latest Progressive Genetics dairy catalogue “Coloured Dairy Breeds 2021” has just gone to print, the AI firm has confirmed....

November 12, 2020

Progressive Genetics releases new ‘High-Type Sire’ catalogue

Progressive Genetics releases new ‘High-Type Sire’ catalogue

Progressive Genetics has published its latest sires catalogue for dairy farmers. The ‘High Type Sires 2021’ catalogue is an addition...

October 29, 2020

Progressive Genetics releases its new dairy and beef sire catalogues

Progressive Genetics releases its new dairy and beef sire catalogues

Progressive Genetics has published its new dairy and beef catalogues ahead of the autumn/winter breeding period. The ‘Dairy Sires October...

October 13, 2020

Progressive launches ‘Progeny Pictures’ draw…with €500 prize fund

Progressive launches ‘Progeny Pictures’ draw…with €500 prize fund

Progressive Genetics has launched a free “progeny pictures” draw for beef sires this week…with a prize fund of €500 up...

July 28, 2020

Milk pregnancy testing: A fast-track to identifying empty cows?

Milk pregnancy testing: A fast-track to identifying empty cows?

Milk pregnancy testing is growing in popularity among Irish farmers, according to service providers in the country, with this reflected...

June 26, 2020

What are the key advantages of milk recording?

What are the key advantages of milk recording?

It is not too late to “reap the benefits” of milk recording in 2020, according to one prominent agricultural services...

June 15, 2020

Progressive Genetics resumes manual milk recording ‘under strict protocol’

Progressive Genetics resumes manual milk recording ‘under strict protocol’

Progressive Genetics has revealed that it is resuming its manual milk recording service under a strict protocol to limit the...

May 7, 2020

Covid-19: Progressive Genetics continuing services but ‘taking prudent approach’

Covid-19: Progressive Genetics continuing services but ‘taking prudent approach’

Agricultural services firm Progressive Genetics has highlighted that its AI services will continue but with strict hygiene protocols in the...

March 19, 2020

Progressive Genetics to suspend manual milk recording due to Covid-19

Progressive Genetics to suspend manual milk recording due to Covid-19

Progressive Genetics is suspending its manual milk recording service from 12:00pm tomorrow, Tuesday, March 17, due to the ongoing developments...

March 16, 2020

Progressive Genetics appoints new team members

Progressive Genetics appoints new team members

Progressive Genetics has recently added to its advisory and farmer support teams with the appointments of Shane Leane and Kelly Stephenson....

February 1, 2018

‘There could be 15 cows to one call; women are getting the job done’ – AI technician, Nichola (22)

‘There could be 15 cows to one call; women are getting the job done’ – AI technician, Nichola (22)

Nichola Murtagh describes herself as “just your average 22-year-old”. Yet, she goes on to tell how she combines a job...

November 26, 2017

Genomics scheme leads to a move towards easy calving genetics

Genomics scheme leads to a move towards easy calving genetics

More and more farmers are using easy calving genetics since the introduction of the Beef Data and Genomics Programme (BDGP)...

September 22, 2016

‘There’s something wrong with suckling – maybe the Genomics Scheme can help’

‘There’s something wrong with suckling – maybe the Genomics Scheme can help’

Farmers should not be afraid of the new Beef Data and Genomics programme, according to Progressive Genetics. Ross Hamilton said...

September 29, 2015

Genomics booklet to be launched by Progressive Genetics at Ploughing

Genomics booklet to be launched by Progressive Genetics at Ploughing

Progressive Genetics is launching a new booklet on the Beef Data Genomics Programme (BDGP) at the National Ploughing Championships. It says the...

September 22, 2015

National Cattle Breeding Centre opens new laboratory in Naas

National Cattle Breeding Centre opens new laboratory in Naas

The National Cattle Breeding Centre’s (NCBC) new state of the art laboratory in Naas was recently opened by Minister for Agriculture,...

May 20, 2015

Progressive Genetics celebrates 20 years

Progressive Genetics celebrates 20 years

The Progressive Genetics Co-op Society, the cattle breeding co-op, is 20 years old this month (April). It was established in...

April 17, 2015