Category: Dairy News

November 28, 2017 admin

Next week we will debut our new proof & price list cover that will feature a theme of “Chain reactions.”  We thought it was an appropriate tagline this time, because so much of what we do in the dairy industry sets off a chain reaction.  We sometimes don’t pay close enough attention, and before we…

November 28, 2017 admin

Happy Holidays to all my friends in the west! Hopefully this season finds you well!  Thanks very much for support of All-West Select Sires and Select Sires Inc in 2017!  We look forward to working with all of you in the new year! We will find if Christmas comes early next Tuesday with the December…

November 28, 2017 admin

You’ve heard of “Angie’s List” haven’t you?  It’s a popular home service website that is basically an online directory for users to read about (and publish) reviews of local businesses and contractors.   All West is fortunate enough to have our own “Angie” and she’s made a list of current recommendations that she’s using for her…

November 28, 2017 admin

When you can’t get around to personally see a lot of daughters of bulls, you rely on your All West representative to let you know what’s happening “out there.”  We visited with four guys who see a lot of cows in their daily travels.  Here’s what they like! Kelby Stadt, salesman, western Washington 7HO12131 MCGIRT…

November 28, 2017 admin

(coming in December 2017) Publication of AH2 – Second haplotype affecting Ayrshire fertility by Daniel Null, John Cole, Jay Megonigal and Ezequiel Nicolazzi. Starting December 2017, the CDCB will publish the second Ayrshire haplotype affecting fertility. The publication of this important information for the Ayrshire breed is possible thanks to the research led by AGIL…

November 28, 2017 admin

With proofs coming out next week, we realize that there might some shuffling in the rankings of Jersey proven and young bulls.  However, there’s a group that we’re pretty excited about right now and think you ought to keep these on your radar, if you’re not already using them! 7JE1528 DISCO – With high components…

November 28, 2017 admin

New sire summary information will be released next week!  Here’s a schedule of when information will be released and where you can find the latest information: Monday, December 4 Official Holstein/CDCB/HA genomic evaluation for type data on August 2017 lineup bulls, genomic young sires and potential graduates released Tuesday, December 5 Official production and type…

August 18, 2017 admin

With new sire summaries recently released, now is a great time to review your understanding of linear graphs. Watch as All West AI Technician, Gary Sterk, discusses cow traits while viewing a few daughters! Watch Video Stay tuned for more videos like this as we work towards improving the training of our team and encourage…

August 1, 2017 admin

 Kevin Jorgensen, has been busy this year traveling across the U.S. and Canada, seeing hundreds of daughters of Select Sires’ bulls…and he’s taking us along on the trip!  Check it out! The most rewarding part of sire acquisition is having the opportunity to visit farms across North America and visit with breeders and producers.  The…

August 1, 2017 admin

Calori-D Holsteins, Denair, CA It has been an uncomfortable summer in California’s central valley for many of the region’s over 1.5 million dairy cows. July is typically the hottest month, with its first two weeks averaging between 97 and 101 degrees this year. Regardless of these extreme heat waves, Calori-D Holsteins in Denair, California has…