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Alta launches Jersey sire procurement program
Given the undeniable growth of the Jersey breed and its importance to Alta, we are excited to announce that Alta will be launching its own Jersey sire development program.
Progressive New York dairies host Alta Advantage Showcase Tour
Vivid autumn colors set the backdrop for the Alta Advantage Showcase Tour held in New York October 21-23, 2015.
Alta Advantage Showcase Tour: New York-bound
The 16th Alta Advantage Showcase Tour will shine the spotlight on some of western New York’s most progressive dairies October 21-23, 2015.
Koepon Open Days attract 4000 guests
The Koepon Farm in Garnwerd, Netherlands opened its doors to host 4000 guests during the Koepon Open Days September 3-5, 2015.
The pros & cons of polled genetics
Polled dairy cattle trace back at least as far as pedigree records have been kept. The polled gene in dairy cattle is dominant over the horned gene. Yet horned cattle are still much more prevalent in the global dairy population because few producers ever chose to select for polled cattle as part of their breeding program. This is because the real, economic paybacks of selecting for production, health and conformation traits has traditionally trumped the desire for polled genetics.