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February 1, 2018 admin

Recently retired Select Sires Holstein Program Manager, Charlie Will spent over four decades working to bring the world’s best bulls to Select Sires customers. He kicked off his world-renowned career with his first acquisition, 7HO1897 To-Mar BLACKSTAR, and throughout the next 43 years, he traveled to 21 countries spanning five continents to introduce and promote…

February 1, 2018 admin

Two of All West’s highly respected SMS Evaluators, Lisa Barkley and Randy VanWieringen, travel the roads of western Oregon and parts of Washington, evaluating herds for All West.  Last year alone, these two evaluators looked at over 98,000 cows!  They’ve seen what works and what doesn’t, so we thought it would be a great time…

February 1, 2018 admin

World Ag Expo brings a lot of people and attention to the California Central Valley every February as dairymen and industry alike catch up on the latest and greatest products/technologies available. While that crowd is in town, the Kasbergen Family decided it would be exciting to bring everyone together for an elite Jersey and Holstein…

February 1, 2018 admin

It’s that time of year! Weather, calving and moving animals can take a big toll…on all ages of cattle.  All West has produced a product that’s specifically designed to keep animals healthy through these various stages of winter stress.  The easy-to-use Paste Plus keeps all ages of animals eating and their guts working, while adding…

January 23, 2018 admin

Following the results of the December sire summaries, Select Sires’ Jerseys ranked very well in the industry. Of the top 15 active proven non-JX sires for Jersey Performance Index™ (JPI™), eight carry the 7JE stud code and four carry the 14JE stud code from the Accelerated Genetics product line. Proven Jersey Sires For sires without…

January 5, 2018 admin

Turlock, CA-All West/Select Sires is pleased to announce the addition of Carly Olufs to the team as the 2018 All West Summer Intern. Olufs, raised in Petaluma, CA, is currently attending Oklahoma State University where she is earning a B.S. in Animal Science with an emphasis in Business. Olufs knows the value of hard work,…

December 22, 2017 admin

Like many of you, we as an All West family take some time at the end of each year to look back and realize how much we have to be grateful for.  The year 2017 was a big year for us, with some family members retiring, others reaching milestones in their careers, and still others…

December 22, 2017 admin

What if you could predict how healthy and profitable your heifers will become?  What if you had insights into their genetic risk for costly dairy industry diseases such as mastitis, lameness and metritis before they entered the milking herd? If you do some online research of “Dairy Wellness Profit” information, Google leads you to the…

December 22, 2017 admin

My name is Amber LaSalle and I am the All West/Select Sires Sales and Genetics Intern. I am a fourth-year student at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where I major in Dairy Science, while minoring in Agricultural Communication.  Originally, I was hired by Accelerated Genetics as their Sales and Service Intern.   I was fortunate enough…

December 22, 2017 admin

All West A.I. School students learn the fine details of proper semen handling, as well as safety and environmental tips to make insemination procedures go smoothly. When you work in the field of genetics, it’s natural to get excited about the bulls and the “progress of the breed.” But what’s also exciting is to learn…