Select Sires

October 2021

Sires

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

Sires

Pine-Tree Burley: Outcross Sire of 2021

In the genomic era with its short generation intervals and fast paced genetic gains it’s proving to be increasingly difficult for alternative bloodlines to keep up. The pool of bloodlines...

September 2021

Sires

BullTalk - September 2021

You already know Wilt Emilio, the Capital Gain son who as a young sire garnered attention in elite breeding realms and who last year fully made true on his promises....

September 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Select Sires & Qnetics

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...

August 2021

Sires

Woodcrest King Doc Influence: Extreme PTATs and Competitive TPIs

Woodcrest King Doc, thanks to his combination of an exceptional gPTAT and good gTPI, was initially considered a “crossover” bull. Since his daughters came into production, and his TPI rose...

August 2021

Sires

BullTalk - August 2021

‘No matter how good a producer, we cannot supply the present demand in as timely a fashion as we would like.’ Speaking is Louis Prange from STgenetics about one of...

Juli 2021

Sires

Focus on - July 2021

With Halo-PP, the Nr.5 (2691 gTPI) on the US homozygous polled list, Select Sires not only has one of the highest PP sires in their lineup, but also one of...

Juli 2021

Sires

BullTalk - July 2021

He is the revelation of the Italian list (new in the DNA top-3 with 4652 gPFT) and in fact, he is even more the revelation of the Swiss top list,...

Juni 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

Pine-Tree Heroic (born 02/18) debuted in August 2019 with 2928 gTPI on the American top-3. Shortly thereafter, his first crop of descendants was born. From them, owner ABS Global already...

Juni 2021

Sires

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...

May 2021

Sires

Focus On... May 2021

As is tradition, in the May issue of HI the new April breeding values are the center of attention. In our analyses you find the global elite of the highest...

April 2021

Sires

Focus On - Fitness specialists

One can argue about many things: Is conformation important for sire selection? Is a deep pedigree important? If a sire should be polled or a red carrier? Is a specific...