Sires Report

November 2021

Sires Report

Westcoast Alcove: Big-Time Production with Strength and Capacity

At 3794 LPI, Alcove has a long lead of 273 LPI points on the Nr.2 proven bull in Canada! And that’s with 377 daughters in his production proof. Alcove combines...

November 2021

Sires Report

Renegade: Outcross Sire now Highly Proven

In 2019, the young genomic bull Renegade was named “Outcross Sire of the Year.” In August 2021 he graduated with a progeny proof of 2867 TPI, good enough to rank...

November 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - November 2021

The Halo family from Cookiecutter recently attained a splendid top-10 ranking in HI’s Cow Family Tournament. Partly because of the large number of strong scoring bulls that this successful branch...

November 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... November 2021

Good conformation heritability is still a trait that a large portion of dairy farmers pay attention to. Bulls that separate themselves from the rest of the population but also improve...

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

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - October 2021

‘He was nr.2 in Germany as a DNA bull, and now he is nr.2 of all German progeny proven sires. He has been intensively used in every Germany breeding program...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2021

‘We are thrilled with everything that Dynamite has done for us. He is one of the most beautiful bulls that we have ever had in the barns of Cogent. The...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA I - October 2021

Monteverdi debuted in second place on the Canadian DNA list. In the US, he is situated in the gTPI top-25. But above all, he is far and away the nr.1...

October 2021

Sires Report

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...

October 2021

Sires Report

Go-Farm Miura: In the Limelight Thanks to Milking Daughters

Of all the Italian progeny proven bulls, Miura is the nr.1 for PFT and IES€. His PFT, now based on 520 daughters, increased by 612 points this year. Compared to...

October 2021

Sires Report

Mirand-PP-RC: Providing an ­Impulse to Polled Breeding Worldwide

For dairy producers the world over the task of de-horning calves is not very appealing…and it likely doesn’t appeal to the calves either! Over recent years there have been giant...

October 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... October 2021

When the Dutch company CRV asked its international distributors a few weeks ago which sires would generate the most demand in the coming months, Powerlift-RC (Abundant-Adorable-Loptimum) from the Cosmopolitans stood...