ABS Expands on Diverse Offering with New Grads, Polled Genomic Sires

ABS Expands on Diverse Offering with New Grads, Polled Genomic Sires

Stronger than ever, ABS Global graduates eight Holsteins and two Jerseys, in addition to a diverse offering of high genomic sires.

Daughter of 29HO14422 GENOM - Keefer Genom 2788-Grade, Hard Earned Acres, Shippensburg, PA29HO14422 Welcome GENOMics-ET leads the way in the latest graduating class, and is a Baxter x VG-88 DOM ALTON son with an exciting outcross pedigree from a great cow family. With outstanding production (+1918 Milk, +96 Fat and +51 Protein), GENOM adds Calving Ease at 7.2% and +2.03 Udder Composite to provide a balanced package. Genom daughter pictured at right.

Another outcross sire added to the lineup this run is 29HO14552 Brandt-View EZRA-ET, a Stol Joc x VG-87 GMD DOM Potter that excels in longevity and feet and legs. This feed efficiency sire boasts +5.6 Productive Life, +585 Net Merit $, and sires incredibly productive daughters that are built to generate long-term profit.

The commercial dairyman’s dream, 29HO14427 Pine-Tree Oman ABC-ET is a late O Man son from an EX-91 BOLIVER, and maternal brother to 29HO13984 ATTRIBUTE. ABC daughters are built to work. With +800 CM$ and +698 NM$, his strong and dairy daughters pack a profitable punch in a compact package.

Adding to an exciting graduate offering is Red and White sire 94HO0877 Hylltop PRESLEY-RED-ET, a product of St. Jacobs ABC. PRESLEY is an excellent outcross option as a Mr Burns x Salto*RC son with 7.1% Calving Ease and strong production and components. He is also the number one LPI Red and White sire in Canada.

ABS strives to offer producers the genetic diversity for any operation around the globe. Recently added to the ABS Primetime™ genomic sire offering is 29HO16698 Pen-Col BELUGA-ET, an O-Style x Super son with +2420 GTPISM, +1840 Milk, +831 NM$ and over +2.00 PTAT, UDC and FLC.

With polled genetics on the industry forefront, ABS has added two outstanding polled sires to the ABS Primetime lineup – 29HO16733 Pine-Tree OHARE-P and 29HO16658 Kings-Ransom DURAND-P*RC. OHARE-P is an O-Style x Signif-P son and the second high GTPI polled sire in the industry with +2201 GTPI. He adds +2073 Milk, +682 NM$, and 6.5% Calving Ease to make him an exciting mating sire world-wide.

DURAND-P*RC is a heterozygous polled sire from Colt-P-Red and a VG-85 Mac, with +1.7 DPR and +2.35 UDC, DURAND-P*RC is well-suited for commercial environments. Offspring have a will to work, with several females in the maternal line exceeding 1,000 lbs fat and protein.

“Now more than ever, ABS has the strength and diversity in an impressive lineup of sires that can fulfill any producer need or goal,” stated Wayne DeBuhr, dairy product manager for ABS North America. “ABS continues to offer genetics that will increase producers’ bottom line no matter their breeding goal.”

To implement any of these sires into your breeding program, contact your local ABS representative or call 1-800-ABS-STUD.

describe photoHeadquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies and uddercare products. Marketing in more than 80 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is a division of Genus plc.

4.11.2013