Breeding for Environmental Traits
The Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF), exists to benefit farmers in the Irish dairy and beef industry. A non-profit organisation, it provides breeding information services, and supports the application of science and technology to increase livestock value and profit. ABP Food group are responsible for processing beef and dairy cattle carcasses, they are key players in beef production systems with interests in economic, animal welfare and environmental impact.
AbacusBio worked with the ICBF, and ABP food group to understand the level of variation in enteric emissions in beef cattle.