ACGEA Certification Statistics for 2016

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A total of 15,242 breeding heifers and bulls were certified by ILRIC in 2016 which was down by 54% on the 28,394 cattle certified in 2015.


 

Breaking down the 2016 certifications further the statistics show:

  • As with previous years, the majority (83%) of cattle certified were category 2 heifers. A total of 2,636 (17%) Category 1 heifers were certified in 2016.

  • The export destination for certified breeding cattle was China.

  • The breeds involved included Angus (87%), Hereford (7%), Simmental (6%), Red Angus (5%).