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Genetics Wednesday, 08 April 2015

Progress is the name of the game with G-Stars & FutureStars

We’re springing forward with some our most exciting new genomic-proven sires to date. We’ve added 20 new bulls to our ever-improving G-Star sire list, and 21 new sires have now received enough daughter information to earn the coveted high fertility ConceptPlus designation and proven low calving ease to graduate to the FutureStar sire list.



Genetics Tuesday, 07 April 2015

Jersey Proof Changes–April 2015

Some important genetic changes and updates occurred in conjunction with April proofs. These changes affect the Jersey animal identification and expansion, and genetic recovery programs.

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Genetics Tuesday, 07 April 2015

Genomic proof predictions become reality

Alta sires are delivering upon their genomic proof predictions for production, health and conformation. Before a sire even has daughters in his type proof we feel confident releasing our previous FutureStar and G-Star sires to the daughter-proven line-up based on positive comments from the Alta Advantage consultants who are able to evaluate early milking daughters of these bulls.

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Big milk production from Scottish AltaBAXTER daughter

An AltaBAXTER daughter, owned by Jimmy and Sandy Mitchell of Kennetsideheads Farms has started a highly productive lactation. After calving in April, four-year-old Kennetsidehead Baxter Lynn peaked at 92 litres (or 202 pounds of milk). She is scored VG-85.

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Meet our 2015 US Alta Interns

We're excited to welcome a group of talented and enthusiastic individuals to our Alta team! They've just finished training and will join us for the rest of the summer in a wide variety of roles around the US as part of their summer internships.

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The first ever Spanish language AltaU

We are excited to have hosted our first ever Spanish language AltaU Dairy Manager School at Alta’s Watertown, WI headquarters May 18-22, 2015.

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ConceptPlus sire fertility leads the way for accuracy and reliability

High, low, or accurate…what do you prefer when it comes to a sire fertility evaluation? High or low are just a guess without an accurate evaluation. That need for accuracy is where Alta’s ConceptPlus sire fertility evaluation comes into play.

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Progress is the name of the game with G-Stars & FutureStars

We’re springing forward with some our most exciting new genomic-proven sires to date. We’ve added 20 new bulls to our ever-improving G-Star sire list, and 21 new sires have now received enough daughter information to earn the coveted high fertility ConceptPlus designation and proven low calving ease to graduate to the FutureStar sire list.

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