Investing in Genetics for you Dairy herd is worth the money: What is your Genetic Budget?

Although purchasing genetics is an expense on your financial ledger, genetics are an investment in the future profitability of your dairy farm. So take a moment  to think about how you make the purchasing decisions on the genetics for your dairy herd. Every farm will have their own breeding philosophy and most will want [...]

By | 2018-01-10T14:56:32+00:00 January 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New! Dr. Register Calcium Bolus

Ask your Genetic Advisor about trying the Dr. Register Calcium Bolus: Two sources of calcium, calcium chloride, calcium sulfate Fast acting calcium absorption and a slower absorption with calcium sulphate Addition of vitamin D3 for better absorption of calcium Ideal for replacing lost calcium at calving

By | 2018-01-02T14:40:45+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, News, Products|0 Comments

Western Canadian Breeders Club Update

The first Breeders club shipment completed in-house went smoothly: 5 packages of embryos were shipped from 3 different breeders The shipment was inspected and sealed by CFIA on Dec 4th and shipped that same day The embryos arrived safely to their destination on Monday Dec 11th Thorough communication was kept between export team and [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:35:17+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, News, Services|0 Comments

New Genomax: Something For Everyone

We enjoy poring over the multitude of options at proof time to assemble our new Genomax offering. Certainly, the chart-topping new comers for LPI and Pro$ and Conformation are the easy ones to identify for inclusion, there are others that more subtly find their way to the list – either because of their overall [...]

By | 2018-01-02T14:13:58+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

New Proven Sires for December 2018

Five new proven sires graduated to the Proven side of the proof sheet, providing an attractive blend of production and type traits from a variety of pedigrees. We saw additions of strong milk volume bulls DIRECTION and EXTREME, strong Component production sires BOMBERO and LINEMAN, as well as a type expert in DUTY-FREE. [...]

By | 2018-01-02T13:51:27+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

WestGen Barn Open House

Mayor Braun Cutting the Ribbon November 26, 2017 marked the celebration of WestGen’s new barn in Abbotsford. The rain held off and with it being a Saturday affair, families came out in numbers to see the WestGen barns. In attendance was Mayor Henry Braun of the City of Abbotsford; as well as [...]

By | 2018-01-02T12:09:05+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Boviteq West, Bullseye, News|0 Comments

New Projects funded in 2017 from the WestGen Endowment Fund

WestGen Endowment Fund Update Twice a year WestGen invites individuals and groups to send applications for funding support. High priority areas continue to include 4-H and other youth development activities, extension efforts, targeted research and development, and other special projects that will help secure a strong future for the Western Canadian cattle industry. Many [...]

By | 2018-01-02T11:50:46+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

Announcing the Education Awards Recipients for Fall 2017!

WestGen is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 WestGen Education Awards. Each of these selected students will receive $2,000 to assist them with their post-secondary agriculture studies. The selection committee was extremely pleased with the quality of applicants this year, and encourages remaining applicants to apply again next year if they remain [...]

By | 2018-01-02T11:28:23+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Bullseye, Community, News|0 Comments

Adios Camilo! Camilo Ruiz Retires

A crowd of producers from the Central and Lower Fraser Valley (and a couple of Islanders) gathered with WestGen staff to recognize Camilo Ruiz on the occasion of his retirement from his role as a Genetic Advisor. WestGen hosted the celebration evening on October 25 at the Phoenix Ballroom in Abbotsford. Attendees enjoyed visiting [...]

By | 2018-01-10T14:48:39+00:00 December 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments