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Genetics Thursday, 13 August 2015
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August 2015 Sire Lists

If you're looking for specific bulls to meet your selection criteria, you'll find Alta's A2A2 sires, as well as sires suited for robotic systems, our outcross options, registry status information and bulls to be used for terminal beef crosses.



Genetics Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Reach your genetic goals faster with G-Stars and FutureStars!

We want to help you maximize genetic progress toward the goals you’ve set for your farm!

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Genetics Tuesday, 11 August 2015

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Numerous bulls that added production and type daughters to their proof are living up to or surpassing their genomic predictions. Leading the way is 11HO11100 AltaEVERGLADE, who jumped nearly 100 TPI points to the #10 spot on the industry-wide TPI list. Several other exciting FutureStar and G-Star sires that fit a variety of breeding goals also graduate to daughter-proven status.

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2014 Sire Review 17 November 2014 Dairy Genetics

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More Alta News

August 2015 Sire Lists

If you're looking for specific bulls to meet your selection criteria, you'll find Alta's A2A2 sires, as well as sires suited for robotic systems, our outcross options, registry status information and bulls to be used for terminal beef crosses.

Read more

Reach your genetic goals faster with G-Stars and FutureStars!

We want to help you maximize genetic progress toward the goals you’ve set for your farm!

Read more

Proof of progress

Numerous bulls that added production and type daughters to their proof are living up to or surpassing their genomic predictions. Leading the way is 11HO11100 AltaEVERGLADE, who jumped nearly 100 TPI points to the #10 spot on the industry-wide TPI list. Several other exciting FutureStar and G-Star sires that fit a variety of breeding goals also graduate to daughter-proven status.

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New Holstein haplotype identified

German researchers have discovered a haplotype affecting calves in the Holstein breed, identified as the Haplotype for Cholesterol Deficiency, or HCD.

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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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