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One of the targets of Greenmount’s Future Herd is an average lifetime yield of 40,000 litres per cow.

Published 20 May 2013Independent reports

Sire Fertility Index was developed by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and Scottish Agricultural College with the aim of improving dairy cow fertility through breeding from more fertile bulls.

Published 20 May 2013Guidance literature

Sexed semen has been commercially available to farmers in the UK since 2000. Due to the sorting process, there are fewer sperm cells in each straw than conventional semen and conception rates are generally expected to be around 10 percent lower.

Published 20 May 2013Guidance literature

CVM is a genetic condition in Holstein cattle that leads to embryonic loss and abortion. It is only a problem when two CVM carrier animals are mated and was first discovered in 2000 when the effects of a carrier sire, Carlin-M Ivanhoe Bell, became apparent.

Published 20 May 2013Guidance literature

The purpose of this guidance is to help to advise stakeholders how and when to use Licences and Authorisations for the importation of scientific specimens.

Published 16 May 2013Guidance literature

Upper Neagh Bann Catchment Stakeholders Group Meeting 16 May 2013 minutes and presentations

Published 16 May 2013Agendas and minutes

The Agricultural Market Report provides average prices for clean cattle and sheep and for breeding animals, as well as prices for pigs, broiler chickens, potatoes and cereals in Northern Ireland. 

Published 15 May 2013Statistical reports

The Agricultural Market Report provides average prices for clean cattle and sheep and for breeding animals, as well as prices for pigs, broiler chickens, potatoes and cereals in Northern Ireland. 

Published 15 May 2013Statistical reports

This document provides useful advice and guidance in relation to alternative transformation parameters including information on the validation process, test containers and responsibilities of the AHVLA inspector.

Published 14 May 2013Guidance literature

The Agricultural Market Report provides average prices for clean cattle and sheep and for breeding animals, as well as prices for pigs, broiler chickens, potatoes and cereals in Northern Ireland. 

Published 14 May 2013Statistical reports

An archive from 1997 to 2012 of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual prices from the Agricultural Market Report covering the categories listed below:

Published 14 May 2013Statistical reports

Landing of nephrops by vessels of 10 metres and under

Published 13 May 2013Forms

This Guidance has been prepared to assist with uniform application in of council Regulation (EC) 1/2005 on the protection of animals during transport and related operations (The Regulation) as it applies to live animal shipments carried in vehicles on Roll-on Roll-off (RO-RO)

Published 13 May 2013Guidance literature

Belfast Lough and Lagan Catchment Stakeholder Group e-newsletter Issue 6 - May 2013

Published 13 May 2013Notices

This is a simple record sheet which enables you to record the various foot diseases found within your herd.

Published 13 May 2013Independent reports

Guidance on the application of a points system to fishing licences for serious infringements

Published 11 May 2013Guidance literature

This document provides useful advice and guidance in relation to competence training and assessment in relation to transporting animals.

Published 01 May 2013Guidance literature

Minutes of monthly meetings in 2012.

Published 01 May 2013Agendas and minutes

This report demonstrates that we are moving in the right direction but more action is still required to meet both our short and long term objectives to protect and improve the water environment.

Published 01 May 2013Guidance literature

Legacy scheme (CMS/ESA) Management Plans guidance.

Published 30 April 2013Policy papers

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