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ICBF leads industry collaboration to advance sustainable farming by improving genetic gain in the national herd and providing collaborative, data driven AgTech solutions

ICBF Database in Numbers

1 Million

There are over 2.5M Genotypes in the national database and counting. ICBF is the largest Beef Genomics database in the world.

1 Billion

That’s ‘Billion’ with a ‘B’ (Over 80 times the population of China). SNPs are the most common type of genetic variation between animals.

Pieces of Data
1 Billion

There are over 1 Billion pieces of phenotypic (non genomic) data stored on the ICBF database. 

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ICBF on Mobile

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Access the ICBF HerdPlus service via our new, user friendly app

animal search

Search for EBI and €uro-Star figures on the animals in the ICBF Database

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Record live weights for your cattle on to the ICBF database from your phone.

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