Five-star Cattle Give Five-star Profits

Watson, Christy
May 2014
Irish Farmers Monthly;5/1/2014, p42
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the developments in the Euro-Star system launched in 2007 by the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF), which aims to identify profitable cattle in the beef herd. It examines the data from the ICBF HerdPlus Slaughter Report for 2011 showing the benefits of the beef Euro-Stars for farmers who finishes cattle in terms of carcass gain, benefits at cattle housing, and slaughter performance.


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