Category: Dairy News

September 12, 2018 admin

You must have received your patronage payment from All West/Select Sires! AWSS is excited to announce that we mailed out $1,175,000 in patronage payments, so yes, those checks will take up some space in your mailbox! This equates to a 50% payment on 2017 business for earned patronage on semen purchases. Didn’t get your patronage…

August 27, 2018 admin

My husband works as a seed research & sales specialist for Growmark FS.  His work-world is dominated by corn, soybeans, wheat and various cover crops.  He’s amazing at his job and much like us at All West, dedicates his time and energy to serving his customers and always learning as much as he can.  So…

August 24, 2018 admin

New proof information has arrived and there always seems to be a shuffle in the bulls that our salesmen and technicians consider to be “favorites.”  Sometimes they love to focus on a new release bull and promote him heavily.  Other times, they get excited about results they’ve been seeing and want to go back and…

August 24, 2018 admin

By now you’ve hopefully talked to your All West representative, watched our Facebook and Instagram pages and/or checked out the All West website to find out the latest proof information.  If not, we’ll be highlighting that in the August edition of the Bullhorn, so make sure you check it out! In the meantime, we thought…

August 24, 2018 admin

Q&A with All West’s Angie Kennedy Now more than ever, dairy producers have never-ending “To Do Lists” on the farm, from the day-to-day raising of their livestock and producing of milk, to the pile of bills to pay and regulations to follow. In the midst of what sometimes seems like chaos, most breeders still find…

August 24, 2018 admin

Sweet summertime means school’s out for students, but even after final exams were taken, the learning had just begun for our 2018 All West/Select Sires Summer Intern, Carly Olfus. As an Oklahoma State student studying Animal Science, Agriculture Economics, and Business, the California native was thankful to travel back to the west coast to join…

August 24, 2018 admin

Matt and Jake Ruby are the third generation of Ruby men to work at Fir Ridge Holsteins in Scio, Oregon.  Following a strong family tradition of breeding high-type, high-producing Holsteins that look just as good as they work, the Ruby family has always paid attention to details in the breeding program and in the management…

August 22, 2018 admin

The Jersey sire lineup at Select Sires continues to offer customer-owners a diverse selection of proven and genomic young sires that excel in total performance, type and fertility. Proven Sire Lineup Select Sires is home to nine active proven sires at or above +100 GJPITM. Ranking No. 3 in the breed for GJPI is customer-satisfaction…

August 16, 2018 admin

With industry-leading GTPI®, elite new graduates and high-ranking Net Merit (NM$) sires, the August 2018 sire summary results show Select Sires’ continued commitment to meet the genetic demands of customer-owners. The daughter-proven offering continues to strengthen, lead multiple indexes and add genetic diversity to the lineup. Seventeen of the industry’s top-50 GTPI sires carry Select…

August 9, 2018 admin

All West’s Brad Barham comments regarding our very strong and diverse Jersey lineup: 7JE Lineup – PROVEN • 7JE5004 CHROME – Jumped up in proven rankings to #3 overall for JPI at 193 and bounced up to 2.6 on type with a large amount of added daughter data. Looks unbelievably good! • 7JE1331 VARICK –…