Our Beef Shorthorns are bred for generations

Beef Shorthorn sires for 2018

Please find details of a recent publication on new Beef Sires for 2018:

Beef Sires 4 page

With regard to the Gene Ireland Maternal Beef Program:

Please note that the Gene Ireland bull – Castlehaven Rocky SH4376 has completely sold out in record time. All 500 straws sold out in just over a month.

A follow on bull Gavan Summit has been selected for the program and his straws have just become available. Summit is a white polled 5 star bull with a Replacement index of 151 euro and a Terminal index of 69 euro. If you are interested in pre-ordering straws of this bull contact the Society office on 086 0461442 or Niall Kilrane/ ICBF on 045 521573.

Gavan Summit (SH4564) 
Also new for 2018 Chapelton Kingsley (p)

Chapelton Kingsley (p) is available from Eurogene A.I.Services in Cahir, Co. Tipperary. Phone: 052 7442940

Kingsley is a Grand son of Glenisla Zetor out of a Chapelton Typhoon cow.

Diy prices – Conventional semen 28 euro and Sexed Semen 50 euro per straw.


Photo of Bayview Unique as mentioned in the above Leaflet. Unique is available from Dovea Genetics 0504 21755

Unique is available as a Special Shorthorn in their Beef Catalogue Straw Price 30 euro.