Semex Webinar Series

Recent Webinars

AUGUST 2021 SIRE SUMMARY NEWS

Be the first to hear from our experts about our Holstein & Jersey lineups following the August proofs.

August 13, 2021 1 PM EDT

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CHANGES TO THE NET MERIT FORMULA EXPLAINED

Dr. Steven Larmer, Senior Manager, Genomics Program and Jay Shannon, Director, Genetic Programs and Solutions explain the changes to the Net Merit formula for the August 2021 Sire Summary.

August 4, 2021 1 PM EDT

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MANAGING CALVES FOR BEST BEHAVIOR, HEALTH AND GROWTH

Dr. Trevor DeVries, dairy cattle behavior and welfare expert, shares information on managing calves for best behavior, health, and growth.

June 30, 2021

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SPEED UP GENETIC GAIN WITH EMBRYOS

Can you increase NM$ by 41%? You bet you can! Jordan Fisher did it with Semex Embryos!

May 12, 2021

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APRIL 2021 SIRE SUMMARY NEWS

Be the first to hear from our experts about our Holstein & Jersey lineups following the April proofs.

April 9, 2021

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TPI AND LPI APRIL PROOF CHANGES EXPLAINED

Join us to hear a detailed explanation of proof changes coming in April 2021.

April 1, 2021

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ROBOTS AT COMESTAR HOLSTEINS

Get inspired by the mega-successful Master Breeder Marc Comtois and join us for an inside look at Comestar with their move to robots.

March 18, 2021

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STANTONS FARM: SUCCESSFUL MANAGEMENT, SUSTAINABLE FARMING AND SOURCE OF SEMEX GENETICS

Let's take a tour of Stantons Farms, a 2,000-cow dairy farm with state-of-the art farming practices and a focus on developing elite genetics.

December 9, 2020

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DECEMBER 2020 SIRE SUMMARY NEWS

Be the first to hear from our experts about our Holstein & Jersey lineups following the December proofs.

December 4, 2020

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FEED SAVED TRAIT EXPLAINED: NEW IN DECEMBER

Join us as we discuss how genetic selection for Feed Saved can improve profitability and sustainability on your dairy farm.

November 23, 2020

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SUMMITHOLM HOLSTEINS: THE TOP 3 DECISIONS IN THE LAST 3 YEARS

Let’s tour one of Canada's top managed herds! Ben Loewith will discuss these top 3 decisions: 1) changed parlour settings, 2) built new close-up dry cow facility and 3) installed rubber flooring in heifer feed alley

November 10, 2020

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MINIMIZE TRANSITION COW STRESS TO OPTIMIZE HEALTH & REPRODUCTION

Special Guest: Dr. Trevor Devries, University of Guelph Professor & Canada Research Chair in the Department of Animal Biosciences

October 28, 2020

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AUGUST 2020 SIRE SUMMARY NEWS

Be the first to hear from our experts about our Holstein & Jersey lineups following the August proofs.

August 14, 2020

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RANCHO LAS NIEVES TOUR: A CONTRACT HEIFER REARING FARM TOUR WITH OVER 8,500 HEAD

Special Guest: Manager, Pepe Ahedo, Spain

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July 22, 2020

SUCCESSFUL HEIFER REARING PRACTICES

Special Guest: Dr. Alex Bach, Barcelona, Spain

World-Renowned for Advice and Research on Heifer Management

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July 8, 2020

LARENWOOD VIRTUAL FARM TOUR

Semex host: Brad Sayles, Semex Chief Operating Officer

Special Guest: Chris McLaren, Larenwood Owner

June 24, 2020

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THE TECHNOLOGY, USE & FUTURE OF IMMMUNITY®

Semex host: Brad Sayles, Semex Chief Operating Officer

Special Guest: Dr. Bonnie Mallard, Professor of Immunogenetics, U of G and Inventor of High Immune Response Technology

June 10, 2020

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