IBR Implementation Group

The IBR Implementation Group was convened in March 2020. Members are selected representatives from the relevant stakeholder bodies. This group is  reviewing available evidence with technical support from the IBR Technical Working Group. The IBR IG will decide on the merits, or otherwise, of implementing a national IBR programme.

The following organisations are represented in the IBR Implementation Group:

Animal Health Ireland

Bord Bia

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine

Dovea Genetics

Eurogene AI Services

Independent Milk Laboratories

Irish Cattle Breeding Federation

Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association

Irish Co-Operative Organisation Society

Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers’ Association

Irish Farmers’ Association

Irish Holstein Friesian Association

Irish Live Exporters’ Association

Kerry Agribusiness

Lakeland Dairies

Meat Industry Ireland

Milk Quality Ireland

Mullinahone Co-op

Munster Bovine

Pedigree Cattle Breeders’ Council of Ireland


Tipperary Co-op

Veterinary Ireland