AI Total

March 2024

Sires Report

BullTalk - March 2024

One of the brand new AI companies in North America is Showbox Sires. For distribution, they work with Select Sires and Semex, and the first four sires to be presented...

February 2024

Sires Report

Aurora Mitchell Progeny Proven Model of a Faultless and Stable Transmitter

A model of stability! Indeed, seven years after his birth, Aurora Mitchell continues to be the nearly faultless bull that his DNA indexes predicted at the time. Those who look...

January 2024

Sires Report

Focus on... January 2024

High somatic cell counts and mastitis are costly on dairy farms: A reason for many farmers to have them play a role in sire selection. Therefore, a focus this time...

January 2024

Sires Report

BullTalk - January 2024

Nr.1: +4.99 gPTATSince the December release, the world has a new Nr.1 for PTAT: the Denmark bred SHG Lego is good for +4.99 gPTAT with 2356 gTPI and owned by...

October 2023

Management

The Early Foundation Animals of the Holstein Breed

Which animals are at the foundation of the modern Holstein breed? The global AI company AI Total was eager to highlight a number of them. Together with Holstein International, a...

October 2023

Herd reports

Tony van Lith (Valiant Dairy Genetics): ‘I See Breeding as an Art Form.’

Showtime-RC, Rolex, Migos, Legit, Lizzo, Lazer-PP-Red, Allure-PP, Mombassa-PP-Red, Muffin-P-RC, Fallegro-PP-Red. During the past three years, ten sires with the Valiant prefix found their way to the barns of ABS, Semex,...

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...

August 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - August 2023

Swissgenetics is marketing a polled sire with unique qualities: Vogue Hero-P. ‘He is extremely popular in Switzerland, because he is very all-round,’ tells Marc-Henri Guillaume from Swissgenetics, who points to...

June 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - June 2023

‘It all started with the purchase of four Bolton embryos out of the American cow Sandy-Valley Gar Truffle EX-92, a daughter of the icon Ricecrest Terry Tory EX-93. Three heifer...

June 2023

Sires Report

Genosource Captain: America’s dominating Nr.1 bull

He has been reported on multiple times and justifiably so. Based on the current circumstances, it is time to share the newest information. In the USA and in Canada he...

April 2023

Management

Polled Holstein Elite Global Overview of Current Female Polled Genetics

Globally, the breeding of polled Holsteins is coming to greater maturity. The supply of attractive P and PP sires is steadily increasing with more variety. The same is true for...

April 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - April 2023

The accompanying table shows the top selling sires at ABS Global in China. Gary Gao from ABS China explains: ‘From all three, more than 30,000 doses (sexed and conventional) have...