Progressive Genetics is a Meath based, farmer owned Co-operative with 300 employees, in fact with 3,400 Irish farmer shareholders, it’s the largest farmer owned cattle breeding co-op in the Republic of Ireland.
NCBC operates the National Beef and Dairy testing programme for Ireland. We Progressive Genetics have a 50% stake in NCBC, with Munster AI holding the other 50% stake.
Both Progressive Genetics and NCBC are forward thinking companies who are keenly committed to using technology, research and best practice to bring the best value and add value to the products and services we provide to our farmer customers.
We at Progressive offer a wide-range of services to our shareholders and farming customers from:
- Dairy and Beef DIY semen sales
- An AI technician service
- Milk recording – both DIY and manual
- Disease testing through milk samples
- Farm computing software through its subsidiary Irish Farm Computers
- Plus ancillary farm products
At Progressive Genetics we are an ISO 9002 accredited company through EQA (Ireland) Limited for all its activities, implementing quality control procedures over all day-to-day operations.
With our range of products and continuing development Progressive Genetics is well placed to give our farmer customers a competitive advantage and a more profitable future.