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A snap shot of the latest news from the society including shows, sales, our youth development programme and from our regional clubs. 

09 Jul 2014 DNA tissue sampling - your questions answered

Following the Society’s press launch of its ground breaking DNA initiative, the Society has received a number of enquiries from members as to how it will operate and what they will need to do.  In response to enquiries, Assistant Breed Secretary Neil Caul has updated the previous information on the website and offers the following: Do I have to sample all calves?  It is proposed that a tissue sample will be taken from every pedigree calf when it is tagged and sent to Identigen, the Society’s service provider, at regular intervals for storage.

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Mogeely on top at first Irish show of the Summer

The Mogeely Aberdeen-Angus herd of Albert & Jennifer DeCogan, Killamuckey, Castlemartyr, Co.

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