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March 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - March 2021

This coming summer, it will be five years ago that DNA sire Melarry Frazzled made his debut: in 13th place with 2751 gTPI. Today, the Josuper son scores 2705 TPI,...

December 2020

Sires report

Unique HI Overview: Here are the Bestselling Holstein Sires at AI Companies World-wide

Who were the most sold Holstein bulls during the past six months? HI posed this question to breeding companies world-wide. The answers resulted in the unique accompanying overview: 77 bestsellers...

November 2020

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Intriguing Sires DP - November 2020

‘Delroy has been popular ever since his youth. More than 180,000 doses of his semen have been sold world-wide, and he is currently one of our most popular progeny proven...

September 2020

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BullTalk - September 2020

Note here one of the most popular Red Holstein and polled sires right now: Caudumer Solitair-P-Red. Liane Krauter from owner RUW in Germany can be clear about it: ‘Solitair-P is...

June 2020

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BullTalk - June 2020

Now he has a progeny proven index! Indeed, no less than 609 milking daughters were included in one and the same release in the index of Stantons Chief – the...

June 2020

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Hotspot-P: Thousands of Vital Calves and Numerous High Sons

In April, a large number of Hotspot sons stormed the international DNA lists. Geyser-P, Vogue 2020-PP, Harley-P, Halifax-P, Hesekiel-PP, Perfect, Otorina, Nippon-P, Hilmar-P; all members of the impressive Hotspot platoon....

April 2020

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Intriguing Sires 2020 - April

‘Legacy was heavily used as a mating sire and we have genomic-tested over 800 sons to date,’ explains Jeff Ziegler (Select Sires), ‘this obviously is more than we need to...

March 2020

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Intriguing Sires - March 2020

With 33 daughters in Germany (25 classified) and Switzerland, Power stands at the beginning of his progeny proven career. A career that during the German show “Zukunft Rind 2020” received...

March 2020

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Intriguing Sires - March 2020

‘He is clearly our best homozygous polled sire and he is helping us to increase the popularity of our polled program,’ says sire analyst Fancesco Veronese about Italy’s highest PP...

March 2020

Sires report

Focus on... Persistency

For anybody who wants to produce milk economically, persistency must count among the must important traits when making sire selections. However, there are still many countries where there is no...

February 2020

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BullTalk - February 2020

An interesting list from Holstein USA: the sires with 97% or higher reliability. Notable: half of this ranking is bulls from Select Sires. Even more remarkable: 9 of the 10...

January 2020

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Intriguing Sires - January 2020

Whilst the start of the reigning Nr.1 gTPI sire, AltaZazzle’s pedigree story begins over 20 years ago with the legendary brood-cow Windsor-Manor Rud Zip – his modern-day narrative starts just...