Current Marketplace Sires Bull Line Up Includes New Releases
Brattleboro, Vt. (October 5, 2020)— Two new bulls have recently been made available through the Holstein Marketplace Sires program, managed by Holstein Services, Inc. Introduced in January 2019, Holstein Marketplace Sires provides a unique avenue for Holstein breeders to market their genetics. Under the program, bull owners retain ownership of the bulls, and Holstein Marketplace Sires coordinates marketing and sales.
Visit www.holsteinusa.com/marketplacesires to view complete pedigree and genetic information on these new bulls, and the other Marketplace Sires currently available. The site features many generations of photos from their maternal lines, and commentary from the bull owners
- 712HO01009 TRAMILDA STUNNING BLAZER, bred and owned by Troy & Austin Yoder, Montezuma, Ga. BLAZER is a Kingemerling Helx Doctor-ET son, out of a Very Good-87 Delta, then a Very Good-85 Chevrolet. BLAZER has a well-balanced, modern genomic profile, being over +1,400 pounds PTA Milk, with 118 pounds combined Fat and Protein, with positive health and fertility traits and desirable conformation values (+1.67 PTA Type, +1.73 Udder Composite and +1.20 Feet & Leg Composite).
Other bulls currently available through Holstein Marketplace Sires
- 712HO01006 RASBERRY CRSBL RIP CITY-ET: Crushabull x VG-85 Monterey x EX-91 Epic, then 17 more generations of Excellent dams behind her, tracing back to Audrey Posch EX-93 2E GMD. RIP CITY boasts impressive conformation values at +3.16 PTA Type, +2.55 Udder Composite and +1.48 Feet & Leg Composite, complemented by positive component percentages and Fertility Index values. Owned by Karl & Donna Hale, Cloverdale, Ore.
- 712HO01008 OCD KENOBI FOGHAT-ET: Kenobi x VG-87 Burley x EX-90 Delta, FOGHAT is backed by a total of 11 generations of Very Good and Excellent dams, going back through the Markwell Bstar E Raven-ET EX-95 3E GMD DOM cow family. With a 2809 GTPI, he brings a package of high component percentages with a combined 114 pounds of PTA Fat and PTA Protein, along with desirable health traits; +5.2 Productive Life, +1.9 Cow Livability and +2.4 Daughter Pregnancy Rate. Bred and owned by Oakfield Corners Dairy, Oakfield, N.Y.
- 712HO01007 TERRA-LINDA RYNO-ET: Tahiti x VG-86 Modesty x EX-90 Montross, RYNO hails from the Robthom Georgia Integrity EX-92 2E GMD DOM cow family through a strong maternal line. He is a well-balanced bull, coming in at +2726 GTPI, with strong production numbers of +1,148 PTA Milk and a combined 119 pounds of PTA Fat and PTA Protein, also being Beta Casein A2/A2. RYNO is positive in his fertility traits, is +1.37 PTA Type and +1.39 Udder Composite. Bred and owned by Terra Linda Dairy, Tulare, Calif.
All bulls offered through Holstein Marketplace Sires are free of any undesirable genetic conditions and haplotypes impacting fertility.
Purchasing semen from Holstein Marketplace Sires is simple. Order online or over the phone with your credit card and have semen shipped directly to your doorstep. Buy online by visiting www.holsteinusa.com/marketplacesires, click the red “Buy Now” button, fill in number of units you would like to purchase, and check out using our secure online system. Orders may also be placed by calling customer service 800.952.5200 or contacting a Holstein Association USA regional sales representative.
Holstein Association USA, Inc., provides programs, products and services to dairy producers to enhance genetics and improve profitability — including animal identification and ear tags, genomic testing, mating programs, dairy records processing, classification, communication, consulting services, and Holstein semen.
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