Cogent

December 2022

Sires Report

Jotan-Red European Trailblazer for the Conformation-Rich Altitudes

Today every Red Holstein or RC bull without an intensive link to Kamps-Hollow Altitude or one of her famous descendants, is embraced as an outcross sire. That is how tremendous...

July 2022

Management

Beef-on-Dairy at Cogent: Strategic Use of Male Sexed Beef Semen

‘By the end of 2022 we expect figures to show that over 60% of beef produced in the UK comes from dairy herds,’ explains Cogent beef program manager Boomer Birch....

June 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - June 2022

‘Hailstone is very popular and is thus following in the footsteps of bestselling homozygote polled sires like Dynamite-PP and Debut-PP,’ says Hannah Noble from Cogent about the son of Hulk-P...

March 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - March 2022

One of the remarkable millionaires in the world is Mainstream Manifold, a bull that no one initially expected would become a millionaire. However, he actually developed into one of the...

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...

March 2022

Sires Report

Focus On... March 2022

After we presented several interesting RC newcomers in our February issue, we would now like to take a look at some special talents from the homozygous polled segment. We will...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2021

‘We are thrilled with everything that Dynamite has done for us. He is one of the most beautiful bulls that we have ever had in the barns of Cogent. The...

March 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... March 2021

There are many traits that international Holstein breeding is working to develop at the moment. However, none of them have generated attention in the same way that feed efficiency has....

February 2021

Sires Report

Bull Talk - February 2021

Born in the US, housed in Canada, owned by a Spanish AI company. That is true of the young bull Siemers CD Pairing 31607. Sire analyst Juan Carlos Conde explains...

January 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... January 2021

The selection of high-quality sires who have the A2A2 or BB casein variants has been intensifying for y ears. And indeed, the offer of A2A2 and BB sires has never...

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...

November 2020

Sires Report

Bull Talk - November 2020

In April 2019, he emerged at the top of Canada’s progeny proven ranking and has not left the Canadian top since: Benner Bardo, bred by the Benner family in Manitoba....