WestGen is excited to announce the launch of FastStart sires, genomic sires delivered at the fastest pace possible. By signing up for the FastStart program, members can gain first access to the limited supply of the latest, highest young genomic bulls before they hit the open market and be the first to have some of these [...]
Our Board of Directors cordially invite you to attend our WestGen Days and Annual General Meeting. We have an incredible event planned as we are celebrating a huge milestone of 75 Years. March 19th and 20th.
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 [...]
For most who don’t know me I didn't grow up on a farm. I became involved in the industry thanks to my dad, being a well-known hooftrimmer in the Fraser Valley. As I became of age I started my first year in 4-H and have competed there and in WCC events for the last [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Thank you to all who attended the 2017 WestGen Days and AGM! View the photos and see the update.
WestGen and the Board of Directors would like to announce that after his 5 year term as President of the Board, Tony DeGroot has stepped down for 2017. Tony will be staying on as Director. The board would also like to announce that they have elected Eric Iversen as the new President. Eric joined [...]