The first Irish Friesian Club was formed in 1927 under the auspices of the British Friesian Cattle Society. The Irish Friesian Breeders Association was formed in 1965 with Brendan Dunleavy its first secretary and the IHFA were accorded greater autonomy with the appointment of its own Chief Executive Kevin Dillon in 1991.
One of the oldest beef breeds in France. They originated from the west central part of France at the beginning of the century, occupying an area stretching from the borders of Brittany to the Charente basin. The Irish Parthenaise society intends through the GENEIRELAND programme with ICBF to have similar breed advancement as the French with the breed.
The Speckle Park cattle breed is a beef breed of medium size that converts forage very well into beef and has a high dressing out percentage. Speckle Park has established a reputation as a carcass breed, which consistently produces high quality, tasty and tender beef.
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The Kerry Cattle Society of Ireland was formed in 1917 to do all such things necessary to promote and maintain the purity of the breed. In 2002 the Society registered as a Co-Op and became The Kerry Cattle Society Ltd, in order to be better able to carry out its work.
Ireland is famous for its rich pastures and mild climate. To harness this great natural resource, Liffey Meats has developed one of the most modern and effecient beef production units in the Republic of Ireland.