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Mid-Round New Release Bulls – November 2017

Our Genomax lineup is as good if not better than it has ever been after the August 2017 proof round. Bulls like Progenesis Midnight and Westcoast Yamaska with LPI’s of 3506 and 3450, respectively are hard to beat. Still, we have a suite of new bulls for producers to consider that are also irresistible. [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Interpreting a Sire Proof for Fat

With increased consumer demand for higher fat dairy products we are seeing our milk marketers and dairy farmers adjust rapidly to try to fill this need. Increased scrutiny is being placed on Fat production in genetic plans across the Western Provinces, but what exactly do a bull’s proof numbers for fat mean? In this [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Midnight Makes His Debut to the Genomax List

August sire summaries delivered the much anticipated Progenesis MIDNIGHT - Duke x Defender to our proof sheet after too many calls to count asking about him since early 2017. Our first Duke son, Midnight hails from Manhatttan, the prolific bull dam that already provided us with the likes of Seducer, Avatar, Palace, Wizard, Mustang, [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Hidden Gems for Specialty Focus

It’s easy to forget that through using a host of high-ranking young Genomax bulls in our breeding programs, the net result a few years later is some pretty awesome proven sires that can become reliable options to consider for further use. What’s more, some very useful trait leaders emerge that provide excellent improvement on [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Summer 2017 Genomax Mid-Release Bulls

Six new Genomax sires become available in between the April and August proof runs. Of these six, four are Robot Ready™, and they possess a variety of attractive sires and pedigrees. Woodcrest Def Manhattan continues to demonstrate her potent transmitting capabilities adding two more high indexing sons to our lineup. http://s3.amazonaws.com/westgen/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/27090546/WoodcrestDefManhattan-1.jpg [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Base Changes for 2017 versus 2016

Each year, the genetic base used to express genetic evaluations in Canada is updated in April, the first release of the year. The table below indicates the amount of base change realized in 2017 compared to 2016 for each trait and breed. http://s3.amazonaws.com/westgen/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/02140146/Base-Changes.jpg

By | May 2nd, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

LAUTRUST AND UNIX

Two outstanding new Proven Sires from deep cow families offer breed leading improvement for your herd. Comestar Lautrust makes his phenomenal debut, dominating proven sires with an extremely balanced proof. The only proven sire above 3300GLPI and 2400PRO$ at the same time; he rounds off his highly profitable production numbers with +14 Conformation. Comestar [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Two former Genomax stars graduate!

It was in our August 2013 proof sheet that Airintake and Album were listed one after the other in the Genomax list . These two bulls, with identical sire stacks, and similarly predicted production and type scores have graduated to the proven side of our sheet. The pair of Epic sons are cousins to [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments