Genes Diffusion

July 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - July 2022

Time for a remarkable sire. He is five years old and displays (progeny proven) his highest TPI index ever: 2887, based on 448 milking daughters. As such, he has jumped...

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

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2021

With Himeyers Brain, a brand new prefix appeared in the top of the Swiss sire line-up. The Letsgo son from Swissgenetics scores 1602 gIset, with high indexes for conformation and...

October 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - October 2021

Remarkable: the entire progeny-proven Italian top-3 consists of sons of Sandy-Valley Afterburner, namely Miura (his report elsewhere in this HI issue), Kubrick and Pepsol, while also the Italian Nr.8, Sprite,...

October 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Genes Diffusion & Alta Genetics

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...

September 2021

Sires report

Focus on... September 2021

In this edition of HI we have nine pages on which we present the most important news from the various segments of daughter proven and genomic sires as well as...

Juni 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - June 2021

With 38 milking daughters (and 16 classified) he does not yet reach the official French top list, but with his 188 ISU and +3.1 type, he would clearly be the...

February 2021

Sires report

Focus on... Top Red Conformation

An enormous frame, deep and open ribs, impressive milk type, outstanding udder and strikingly correct feet & legs are the eye-catching traits with which the ST sire Doral-Red is finding...

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

De la Source Piwi & Pop-PP: Remarkable Brother Duo in the French Index Top

Photography in the time of the coronavirus sometimes results in special pictures. For example, in the spacious gardens by the facilities of Genes Diffusion (GD) in the northern French city...

October 2020

Sires report

Bull Talk - October 2020

With 3842 PFT (based on 212 milking daughters) he holds a strong 2nd position on Italy’s ranking of progeny proven sires. However, despite that high total index, All.Nure Rally scores...

August 2020

Sires report

Focus on... August 2020

Teat placement, teat length, udder form, udder health, milkability, character, movement – there are man traits that determine whether a sire is suited for automated milking systems. Indeed, many countries...