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The Best Way to Dehorn is at Conception

For many producers who have grown up either avoiding recessive traits (Mulefoot, BLAD, CVM and most recently HCD) or actually selecting for them (red factor), it is hard to get your head around the fact that the horned gene is actually recessive. In other words, the polled gene is dominant. It would be the equivalent [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Fall Promotion 2016

True Blue. Western Canadian. WestGen. Fall Promotion October 15 - December 2, 2016 Purchase $750 of Semen to receive your Limited Edition WestGen Blue Hoodie. Your choice of Adult S - 3X or Youth X - XL available. Talk to your WestGen Sales Representative or Technician for more details. The Fine Print: Valid between October [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Bullseye, News, Offers|0 Comments

Top of the Class and Very Applicable

Top of the Class and Very Applicable New Genomax options making their debut in August practically sell themselves. Afterall Stantons APPLICABLE and OConnors CLASSIC find themselves near the top of the LPI listing, are early sons of their respective sires and they offer exceptionally balanced profiles producers will appreciate. Stantons APPLICABLE Silver x McCutchen There [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Verifying Animal Care with Monitoring Data

Verifying Animal Care with Monitoring Data By Dr. Glaucio Lopes Trust, but verify. This long-standing philosophy has made its way from geo-political relationships to livestock operations as people want to know more about where their food comes from and how it was raised. Fortunately, dairy farmers have a long history of verifying what they do [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

WCC 2016

Western Canadian Classic 2016 Junior Dairy Show The 32nd Western Canadian Classic took place from August 23-27 in Brandon, Manitoba at the Keystone Centre. 100 keen dairy youth from across the west competed for honours in Dairy Science, Fitting & Clipping, Judging, Showmanship and Conformation. Our full Board of Directors was in attendance this year [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

New Proven Sires: Repromax a good place to start

It’s becoming harder and harder for bulls to grab headlines based on pleasing performances from actual daughters. The Daughter Proven sire that today gets that opportunity needs to either be a Genomax sire that really delivered (and even then most people ask instead for his sons and grandsons) or excel in a specialist trait that [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Grand Opening Celebrations

Grand Opening Celebrations It was such an honour to have so many familiar faces join us at the Grand Opening of Phase 1 of the new WestGen facility on August 16 — representatives from our Provincial, Regional, and Municipal government; Semex partners, past and present Board members and staff, industry partners, suppliers, friends, and [...]

By | August 30th, 2016|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

WestGen bids farewell to legend Gordon “Gordie” Souter

August 22, 2016 Today, the flags at WestGen fly at half-mast as a show of respect for the passing of a beloved man and industry legend. It is with our deepest sympathy that we inform you that Robert Gordon Souter passed away on Sunday night, surrounded by family. During his more than 40-year career in [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|News|0 Comments