Blog: Brexit reserve funding to kickstart genotyping of the herd – Irish Farmers Journal

Funding from the Brexit Adjustment Reserve (BAR) is to be used to kickstart the genotyping of the country’s cattle herd, the Irish Farmers Journal understands.

Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue told the IFA AGM on Tuesday that he would like for Ireland to become the first country in the world to genotype all livestock in the country. This would see all calves DNA-tested.

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