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World Dairy Expo 2017

A small group from WestGen went to World Dairy Expo October 3-8, 2017. President Eric Iversen and Vice-President Matt Plett, Marketing Lead Kristie Baouya and Genetic Advisor Michael Haambuckers, were joined by Michael Luttmerding from Armstrong, BC; Dick Carlson Salmon Arm, BC; Andrew and Elijah Jansens from Armstrong, BC; Danielle & Jason Prinse from [...]

By | 2017-10-31T13:29:08+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Camilo Ruiz Retirement Party

On the evening of October 24th at the Phoenix Lounge in Abbotsford, BC, approximately 100 dairy industry friends gathered to celebrate Camilo Ruiz’s retirement. The evening was filled with lots of fun and laughter as stories were shared about Camilo’s career as a Genetic Advisor at WestGen. Camilo has been an esteemed member of [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:55:04+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News|0 Comments

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 | 2017-10-31T11:42:22+00:00 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 | 2017-10-31T11:38:00+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Sires|0 Comments

Warm up to Immunity+

Offer valid from Nov. 1 - Dec. 31, 2017 on eligible purchases of Immunity+ conventional or sexed semen. Earn 1 calf blanket per $750 of Immunity+ invoiced before tax. Blankets will be distributed within 6 weeks of purchase. Get an Immunity+® Calf Blanket with every $750 spent on Immunity+ semen* For a limited [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:38:37+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Offers, Products|0 Comments

Focus on Fat

Canadians Embrace Fat in their Dairy Products Western Canadian Dairy producers have seen unprecedented growth in quota over the past couple of years. The stigma of fat being unhealthy has begun to dissipate as new research comes to light and thus has contributed to growth in the consumer demand for butterfat. The demand for [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:55:30+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Offers|0 Comments

Introducing Proventus!

Our industry is changing at an ever increasing pace and the need for unbiased expertise has never been more apparent than today. For the past two years we have been exploring the best way to create a network of independent expertise and more importantly, a venue for collaboration that promotes leveraging pooled knowledge and [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:55:36+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News|0 Comments