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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 | 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

Optimate™ has Arrived!

Optimate is a revolutionary new tool to help breeders maximize genetic gains, while controlling inbreeding. With the ability to take herd information from either DHI records, or straight from farm software we are able to provide more accurate breeding recommendations to both registering and non-registering herds. Optimate very neatly ties together all of our [...]

By | 2017-08-31T14:27:23+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Products|0 Comments

Put Your Genetic Plan into Overdrive – Biopsied, Female, Genomically-tested Embryos!

WestGen now has value-priced, biopsied, female, genomically-tested embryos available for sale. These embryos have been DNA tested, so you know to a high degree of accuracy what you are getting before you even implant! Using your lower-ranked animals as recipients for embryos is a great way to increase the genetic gains in your herd, with the goal of creating more profitable offspring. Your [...]

By | 2017-08-31T14:16:03+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, News, Offers|0 Comments

Western Canadian Classic 2017

The 33rd Western Canadian Classic took place from August 22-26th in Weyburn, Saskatchewan at the Weyburn Fairgrounds and Ramada Weyburn. WestGen is pleased to continue our support of this very unique and highly regarded youth development program. Junior Clipping: Ben Hylkema & Ethan Nienhuis, SK Dairy Science Quiz: Pauline Ferguson, BC Judging [...]

By | 2017-08-31T13:56:57+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Bullseye, Community, News|0 Comments