Select Sires

January 2023

Cow Families

Calbrett Kingboy Miranda-P-RC Makes True on Breeding Visions

Global Cow 2021, Polled Impact Cow 2022 and runner-up Red Impact Cow 2022 This impressive summation displays the tremendous value of the multi-talented Canadian Calbrett Kingboy Miranda-P-RC EX-93 for international...

December 2022

Management

Jeff Ziegler, Select Sires: ‘Find the Most Profitable Cow and Learn to Like Her.’

‘The science tells us that these old measures of inbreeding need to be updated with modern tools and better education.’ Jeff Ziegler speaks openly about current themes in Holstein breeding...

December 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - December 2022

‘He has exceptional traits that make him very attractive to people who are interested in Red Holstein genetics,’ says Genex staff member Abby Van de Ven about the fascinating young...

December 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - December 2022

A balanced type profile with moderate stature, nice udders, good components and outstanding mastitis resistance… there is a lot to like about this red Apprentice son from the heart of...

November 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2022

One of the young and enthusiastic dairy farmers and breeders from Canada, without a doubt, is Tony van Lith. His “Valiant” prefix is quickly gaining recognition, also in part due...

November 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - November 2022

Lonestar carries Sandy-Valley breeding on both the top and bottom sides of his pedigree, combining the Cosmopolitan family behind his sire Conway with the Rudy Missy family. ‘Unfortunately his Legacy...

November 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2022

‘Until then we had been successful at local shows. This year for the first time, we competed for prizes at the national level.’ Thomas Just, the herd manager on the...

November 2022

Management

BPS Panther Foxcatcher Outcross Sire 2022

‘Always a fun exercise and a difficult one as well. Yet we continue to focus on providing altenative bloodlines, that still do not steer our program off the firm objectives...

October 2022

Sires Report

Not a Single AI Wanted to Buy Him… and Still Emerson Became One of Elton’s Bestselling Sons around the World!

Do you still remember him: Ricecrest Emerson? Born in 1994, broke through in the TPI-top-ranks in 1999, and subsequently for years a globally popular sire? And that when initially not...

October 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2022

It is rare to find such a complete sire as Welcome In Our World! His name then appears to be well-chosen by breeder Bill Peck from Welcome Stock Farm, because...

October 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - October 2022

With Lucius-P, there is a young polled sire in the starting blocks that is interesting for several reasons. We will start with the pedigree of this Bedrock son, who is...

October 2022

Sires Report

Tahiti Another Pure Milk Bull from Frazzled

Just like another Frazzled son Lionel, Tahiti’s proof has surged as daughters were added to his proof, and he now finds himself at Nr.2 on the TPI charts with only...