Select Sires

September 2022

Sires

BullTalk - September 2022

Cows with a slick hide (shorter and smoother hair) are able to better cope with high temperatures (see also page 7). For this reason, the number of sires with the...

August 2022

Sires

Intriguing Sires - August 2022

In April, with 254 daughters (78 classified), Hancock was just inside of the top-100 TPI. The Doc son and descendant of Global Cow 2019 winner Cookiecutter Mog Hanker combines a...

July 2022

Sires

Due to his False Start: The Important Message of S-S-I Duke for Global Breeding

He is one of the best sires of his generation, but: we did not discover that until later. Because it took until the arrival of his milking daughters before we...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Sires

Intriguing Sires DNA 1 - July 2022

Bari is a young bull and will become available this summer. Peter Zischg from Superbrown expects that the Italian Barca son will become popular, especially since he is a full...

June 2022

Sires

Intriguing Sires DP - June 2022

‘Beatclub is now more popular than ever, as he was the big winner of the recent April release. His daughters display tremendous progress in the second lactation.’ Speaking is Bernd...

May 2022

Sires

BullTalk - May 2022

‘This will become one of our most influential sires of sons,’ said Jeff Ziegler from Select Sires in the summer of 2021. This statement was confirmed in April. And how!...

May 2022

Management

Lionel The Most Extreme Milk Transmitter Ever

Bounding to the top of the TPI charts with the April proof release was the Frazzled son Lionel, with an amazing TPI of 3172. And at +3397lb of milk, he’s...

April 2022

Management

Beef-On-Dairy at Select Sires: The New BART Program to Produce Bulls for Use on Dairy Cows

Beef semen sales in the US reached a record 8.7 million units in 2021, up 21% from the previous year. Indeed, 10 years earlier only 1.3 million units sold and...

March 2022

Sires

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

The Ultimate Male “Personification” of the Roxy Genes: Woodcrest King Doc

‘He is extremely popular,’ reported Rick VerBeek in 2018 about the then 3-year-old sire Woodcrest King Doc. Absolutely nothing has changed, confirms Verbeek’s colleague Jeff Ziegler today. Every dose that...

February 2022

Cow Families

Etazon Hyde: Dutch Comeback for High Production Family from Ohio

Delta Reloader and VDR Slash are prominent in the progeny proven top-10. Delta Jacuzzi, the sire of various high sons, is the Nr.1 progeny proven sire on the Red Holstein...