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Getting Cows Pregnant Wednesday, 08 April 2015

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.



Getting Cows Pregnant Thursday, 03 January 2013

Why Alta is The Fertility Leader

Step 1, set your genetic plan; step 2, match bulls to genetic plan; step 3, get cows pregnant. Progressive dairies around the globe are achieving unforeseen levels of genetic progress and profitability by following these three steps. Alta makes step 3 easier with an “every sperm cell counts” approach. This approach and our business-wide focus on fertility contribute to our position as The Fertility Leader. Here’s a closer look at what we do to deserve this title.

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Monday, 02 April 2012

Why Settle for a 'One-Size-Fits-All' Index?

Our last two articles discussed the fact that neither TPI or NM indexes might be right for you, and challenged you to set your own genetic plan. In this article, we’ll delve into why herd-specific genetic plans are so important.

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More Alta News

More Alta News

Enroll today in AltaU for Veterinarians

March 22-24, 2017 | Watertown, WI

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Alta to offer first ever Repro-focused AltaU

February 20-24 | Gainesville, FL

Increase your leadership and management knowledge, improve reproductive diagnostic and decision making skills, and learn to identify unrealized profit potential through improved herd reproduction.

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Alta's polled sires

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.

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Alta's A2A2 sires

Do you select for A2A2 bulls within your genetic plan? Find a link here to download an extensive list of our A2A2 qualified sires.

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Alta's Robot-suited sires

Looking for the right sires to make cows that work in your robotic milking system? Look no further. We have developed a program to deliver offspring that will thrive in these modern environments.

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