Synetics

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...

December 2023

Sires Report

Focus on... December 2023

Good conformation continues to be an important item with sire selection for many farmers; preferably in combination with sufficient production and positive daughter fertility. Here are three credible options.

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

Misc Breeds

Synetics: Also Successful Programs for Jersey and Brown Swiss

Holsteins are the largest breed at the German-French AI giant Synetics, but the company is also specialized in various other breeds. Globally known is the Normande breed, about which DBI...

November 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - November 2023

Ranger-Red has been a sensation as a sire of sons; the first red bull to dominate black & white young sire lists. Pringle-Red is his most outstanding red son and...

October 2023

Herd reports

Boomaerts in France: ‘As much milk as possible from forages; so we need strong cows!’

In 1999, the couple Marco and Anita Boomaerts left the Netherlands for Aurseulles in Normandy, to begin their own dairy farm. They literally started there from square one. ‘We started...

October 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2023

Nr.1 on the German genomic bull list is Real Syn at 171 gRZG. With that, Real Syn enjoys a long lead over the rest of the field with Nr.2 Rockwell...

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

Sires Report

Focus on... September 2023

As usual after one of the three yearly evaluation periods, we are presenting interesting RC sires in our “Focus On” column, top sires that add momentum to both the Holstein...

July 2023

Cow Families

Danish Amber-PP-Red: Generous Source of High and Complete Red & White Polled Genetics

During the recent April round, 3Star-Tirsvad Ambo-P-Red debuted in second place on the Canadian red & white list, while his full brother Ranking-P-Red appeared with high conformation in the German...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Intriguing Sires DNA - July 2023

With a 151 GZW, GS Dacapo is the first bull to break the 150-mark. He achieves this with enormous milk yield of +1319kg along with excellent fitness and a balanced...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

A French sire is the darling of AI studs The big analysis of breeding for AI

No sire has put more sons into AI service internationally in recent years than O’Malley: every twentieth AI sire from the birth year 2019 onwards, worldwide, is a son of...