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EASTGEN UPDATE - LE MAI 2023 (FR)

Rencontrez la nouvelle présidente d’EastGen - EastGen a le plaisir d’annoncer qu’Amanda Jeffs de Stirling, Ont., a été élue présidente de la compagnie à la suite de la première assemblée du conseil d’administration d’EastGen de 2023 tenue
le 30 mars. Amanda pratique l’agriculture avec ses parents, Fred et Taleana Jeffs, et son frère Andrew Jeffs. La famille trait environ
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ABBOTT AND DUCKETT LAUNCH NEW HIGH-TYPE SIRE LINEUP

Showbox Sires LLC will be available exclusively from Select Sires and Semex

ENOSBURG, Vermont and RUDOLPH, Wisconsin, April 28, 2023 – Showbox Sires LLC, a new genetic venture backed by trusted industry leaders, will be collaborating with Select Sires and Semex to bring a high-type, show-focused sire development program to dairy breeders. The team at Showbox Sires includes Tim and Sharyn Abbott and Mike and Julie Duckett. Both couples have had tremendous success in the industry and have combined their experiences and sheer passion for genetics to launch this new venture. Showbox Sires will leverage the industry’s many tools, including genomic evaluations as well as pedigrees that are proven winners on the tanbark. At this time, Showbox Sires will offer elite Holstein and Red & White genetics with tentative plans to release the first sire in late 2023.

“Whether you want to improve your herd, compete at the county fair or exhibit a winner at national shows, Showbox Sires is built from families that have done just that! Our vision is to acquire and develop bulls to meet the needs of any passionate dairy breeder,” said Tim Abbott, Showbox Sires LLC. “The team at Showbox Sires is thrilled to work with two companies that have set the pace for high-type cattle through industry-leading genetics over the past several decades: Select Sires and Semex. We believe our thought process and goals are closely aligned, and we look forward to working with their teams to bring our product to this sector of the global market.”

Cooperative collaboration

All bulls from Showbox Sires will be branded with a single, unique NAAB identifier. While Select Sires and Semex are the program’s exclusive marketing and distribution channels, no individual sire will be marketed by both companies. Select Sires and Semex will house the sires assigned to their lineup and carry out collection, ... Read More...

April 2023 Holstein Breed Highlights

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April 2023 Component Breed Highlights

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EASTGEN UPDATE - APRIL 2023

The first proof round of the year has arrived and we saw gains to every category of our expansive Holstein sire line-up. Regardless of your goals, we are confident that our current list of sires will offer the very best genetic solutions available anywhere for your herd.
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EASTGEN UPDATE - AVRIL 2023 (FR)

La première ronde d’épreuves de l’année est arrivée et nous avons constaté des gains dans chaque catégorie de notre vaste groupe de taureaux Holstein. Quels que soient vos objectifs, nous sommes assurés que notre liste de taureaux vous offrira les meilleures solutions génétiques
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EASTGEN UPDATE - MARCH 2023

An alligator leather handbag by high-end luxury brand Hermès is guaranteed to draw top dollar at any charity auction attended by the rich and famous, but at a recent dairy industry event it was a different kind of beast that drew bidder attention. There, in the midst of our nation’s capital city, it was a white Holstein bull
named
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EASTGEN UPDATE - MARS 2023

Un sac à main en cuir d’alligator de la marque de luxe Hermès obtiendrait sans aucun doute un montant très élevé lors d’une vente aux enchères de bienfaisance réunissant des gens riches et célèbres, mais lors d’une récente activité
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EASTGEN UPDATE - FEBRUARY 2023

Maynard Martin gets right to the point when discussing OptiMate™. “It’s a great tool in my mind,” he says, explaining that this mating program has allowed his herd to continually meet higher levels of achievement. OptiMate has been
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EASTGEN UPDATE - FÉVRIER 2023

Maynard Martin va droit au but lorsqu’il discute d’OptiMatemc. « Selon moi, c’est un excellent outil, » affirme-t-il, expliquant que ce programme d’accouplement a permis à son troupeau d’atteindre continuellement des niveaux de réussite plus
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