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


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

New Mid-round Genomax Additions

As new bulls reach puberty and begin semen production, more and more we find ourselves able to offer some very enticing new bulls between official proof releases. As much as possible we release these bulls at the mid-point between proof dates when the intention is to make them fully available. In addition to these, these [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments


 Young Sire Update Dear WestGen Partner Participants: With regret, we inform that the longstanding 50-year tradition of “sampling” young sires in Canada is officially coming to an end for the Semex Partners, CIAQ, EastGen and WestGen. For the many producers who participate in WestGen’s Partner program, starting May 1st the Ecoline brand and its suite [...]

By | April 21st, 2016|News, Sires|0 Comments

April 2016 Proof Round

      Update on PROVEN Sires DOORMAN (Bookem x Shottle) – His long anticipated Canadian debut has not disappointed type enthusiasts across the country as Doorman debuts as the #1 type sire in Canada at +19. Doorman also has terrific fat (+0.45) and protein (+0.35) deviations and very low SCS (2.49). Doorman will sire [...]

By | April 8th, 2016|News, Sires|0 Comments