Aberekin

July 2024

Management

AI’s Recommend Their Own Favourites These Bulls Should Be Used More Often:

For decades already, sire selection primarily takes place via indexes. The number of bulls that are selected based on word of mouth reports, evaluating daughters, or in other ways, is...

September 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - September 2023

Last year in July he provided a memorable HI cover picture: the now four-year-old German bull Adissio-PP. ‘From the outset he was very popular; the first two years he was...

May 2023

Sires Report

Bull Talk - May 2023

In April 2022, his first progeny proven index appeared. But now, in April 2023, he breaks through to America’s TPI top-10 thanks to a significant jump of 149 points: Silverridge-V...

March 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - March 2023

‘He is a progeny proven bull who is high in the ranking, with a very nice profile. Very generous milk production in combination with nice conformation and udders, healthy feet...

March 2023

Management

(Virtually) Faultless Transmitters: Selected for You by Nearly All AI Companies World-wide

What is the value of a top bull with 3200 TPI if he transmits very short teats? What are the options for a sky high RZG sire if the stature...

February 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - February 2023

‘The Holstein breed needs these types of bulls: Complete sires with a solid pedigree, that confirm their qualities progeny-proven: Sires that transmit good rump structure and strong feet & legs.’...

December 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - December 2022

‘He has exceptional traits that make him very attractive to people who are interested in Red Holstein genetics,’ says Genex staff member Abby Van de Ven about the fascinating young...

May 2022

Management

Carlos Ugarte: ‘Bulls must be easy to match!’

If there are key positions in the breeding business, then sire analyst is certainly among them. The bulls that they generate need to meet the demands of the dairy farmers....

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

December 2021

Sires Report

Intruiging Sires DP - December 2021

‘For the past few years, there are a number of dairy plants in Spain that only process A2A2 milk. As such, sires with A2A2 are in higher demand here,’ says...

Juni 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Aberekin & Genex

The surge in use of beef bulls on lower genetic merit dairy cows continues to grow, and part of the evolution in this market is the use of male sexed...

December 2020

Sires Report

Unique HI Overview: Here are the Bestselling Holstein Sires at AI Companies World-wide

Who were the most sold Holstein bulls during the past six months? HI posed this question to breeding companies world-wide. The answers resulted in the unique accompanying overview: 77 bestsellers...