Genetic Evaluations – April 2012 Planet is in an orbit onto himself. With his first official domestic CDN proof Ensenada Taboo Planet-ET (Taboo x Amel) takes the coveted #1 LPI with #3 Milk, #2 Fat and #3 Protein. Displaying much greater type […]
They`re Sold On Polled!! The next time dehorning rises to the top of your to do list, you might want to think about information provided by Bryan Quanbury and Roy MacGregor of Dairy Bulls Online. They are promoting polled genetics as the […]
Lylehaven Lila Z : Was She Really Worth $1.15 Million? When the hammer dropped for $1.15 million for Lylehaven Lila Z EX-94 9* at The Triple Crown Sale, many in the crowd wondered was she really worth it? Or was it a marketing ploy? As […]
Has Photo Enhancement Gone Too Far? Some men prefer boobs and others legs. The debate has gone on since the stone ages. Modern photography can enhance either choice – or both. But when it comes to photo enhancement in dairy cattle, […]
PATTY JONES: Picture Perfect! Patty Jones has a passion for cows and for people who share that passion. “I work with a lot of new young farmers. I tell them off the bat what they need to do.” And she says […]
Why the Ability for Breeders to Test Their Own Bulls Will NOT Change the World
For years breeders have been saying how they would do things differently than the big A.I. companies. In March of 2013 they are going to get their chance. While [...]
Is Your Breeding Strategy A “Field of Dreams”?
I can tell you the number of times I have seen top breeders spend hours upon hours deciding who to mate their top cattle. While I understand the [...]
Best Practices For Memorable Dairy Cattle Names
In the day to day business of dairy breeding there is one thing breeders use most but often take for granted: the Name. Every great breeding – bull or heifer [...]
BEWARE: Your Customers Are Also Your Biggest Competitor
The dairy breeding industry is like none other than I know in the world. Where else can your neighbor be your best friend, greatest customer, and potentially [...]
What PETA Does NOT KNOW about Raising Dairy Cattle!
In every walk of life, there is a full spectrum of abilities. Every responsible dairy breeder knows that there are some whose farm practices make headlines to the [...]