Cogent has expanded its international sales department with the appointment of
Tom Peters as Export Area Manger.
World Wide Sires UK has expanded its sales team into Cornwall, where Lisa Hopwood
takes on the role of breeding consultant.
DairyCo geneticist, Marco Winters has warned against the use of inappropriate breeding indexes in dairy bull selection, which are either designed for use in another country or would be better suited to a neighbour.
Confidence in genomic indexes has grown with the December 2012 proof run as a whole swathe of young Holstein sires has emerged with indexes which are now based on daughter performance.
The December 2012 DairyCo Breeding+ Holstein bull proof is dominated by bulls from Bullsemen.com, with Guarini capturing number one spot and nearly a third of the company’s bulls occupying top 100 positions.
Holstein bull Massey has proved himself on both sides of the Atlantic in the August bull proof runs. He has topped the USA’s TPI bull list with an impressive score of 2324 while doubling his number of proven daughters.