Select Sires

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...

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...

December 2023

Sires Report

Bulltalk - December 2023

With 159 gRZG, he is nr.4 on the German DNA list, but he has a fully American pedigree: Montague. A son of AltaZazzle son Progenesis Monteverdi (2960 gTPI) out of...

November 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - November 2023

Solito-Red is the German Nr.1 daughter-proven red and white sire for RZG (143) and RZE (140). The Salvatore son showed again in the last breeding evaluation period that he is...

November 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2023

He is currently the bestseller in Switzerland: Hellender Brandy-P. Also beyond Switzerland, there is a lot of demand, as various countries are already importing his semen, reports Jürg Stoll from...

November 2023

Misc Breeds

World-Wide Sires and Select Sires: Jersey Sires Victorious and Starlord Remain Popular

Those who have carefully followed recent editions of Dairy Breeds International will likely immediately recognize this prefix: River-Valley, from the Sauder family in Illinois. After all, they created one of...

November 2023

Sires Report

Focus On... November 2023

HI’s editorial in September discussed balance, inspired by responses that we as HI’s editorial staff often receive in the field. In connection with this, here you find three sires that...

October 2023

Sires Report

Sandy-Valley Conway: Another Solid Transmitter from the Cosmopolitans.

The Cosmopolitan family has delivered a number of widely respected bulls to the breed, with many featuring solid type and high components. Conway certainly fits that mold. Now ranked at...

October 2023

Cow Families

Seagull-Bay Oman Mirror – The cow that changed the breed

On October 14th, three years ago almost to the day, the career of Seagull-Bay Oman Mirror came to an end at her home on Seagull-Bay Dairy in Idaho after 15...

September 2023

Management

Feet and Legs: It’s Complicated!

Genetic advancement has been impressive, not only for production but for health and type traits too. Udders are now much more uniform across the breed than ever before, and a...

September 2023

Sires Report

Cherry-Lily Luster-P: He Provided Polled with the Decisive Jump to the Top TPI with Lots of Conformation

Let’s be honest: five years ago, who would have expected that in 2023 the world would have a progeny proven polled sire who combines 2902 TPI with a faultless conformation...

September 2023

Management

Global Cow 2023 Here are the Finalists!

This is the 19th edition of the Global Cow competition, which has given recognition to the breed’s most influential brood cows down through the years. It’s that time of the...