By Kari Stanek

Posted Friday, August 14, 2015

August 2015 Jersey Sire Directory

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By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Friday, August 14, 2015

August 2015 Holstein Sire Directory

Click to read the August 2015 Holstein Sire Directory online. 
 
 

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Monday, August 31, 2015

LOGICAL REPLACEMENT FOR MISSION STATEMENT

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By Jessica Radcliffe

Posted Monday, August 31, 2015

Touring Top Progeny in Midwest

Last week (August 25-28) about 50 Accelerated Genetics top beef specialists and sales representatives from across the country are touring various farms and ranches to view progeny out of the Accelerated Genetics bull line-up.

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Monday, August 31, 2015

Index Full Sister is High-Seller

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By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Monday, August 17, 2015

Holstein Sires with Proven Results

Accelerated Genetics has a deep line-up of sires with proven results. Leading this list is 014HO06790 FRANKINSTEIN, at 2313 TPI. FRANKINSTEIN’s sire stack is Freddie x Boliver x Durham, and he comes from the same cow family as 014HO06047 FAVRE. In addition, he is a calving ease sire at 7.1% SCE.

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Monday, August 17, 2015

Newly Discovered Haplotype Affects Holstein Calves

German researchers recently identified a new haplotype that affects holstein calves known as haplotype associated with Cholesterol Deficiency (HCD). Homozygous animals are born with no cholesterol and survive only a few months. Heterozygotes have reduced cholesterol and survive only a few months. Heterozygotes have reduced cholesterol. The particular haplotype carrying the defect is difficult to track because a normal version and a recently mutated version are both frequent. 

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Sunday, August 16, 2015

Seven New Holstein Pace Proven Graduates

Accelerated Genetics graduated seven new Pace Proven sires in August 2015. 

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 2015 New Holstein GeneFORCE Highlights

Accelerated Genetics has your future covered with exciting new GeneFORCE sires. 

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 2015 Jersey PACE Proven Highlights

Accelerated Genetics has exciting news to report from the August 2015 Jersey Sire Summary. Whether you are looking for type, milk, components, or health traits, our line-up has elite sires in all categories. Check out these PACE Proven highlights below. 

By Chelsey Johnson

Posted Sunday, August 16, 2015

August 2015 Jersey GeneFORCE standouts

Accelerated Genetics has exciting news to report from the August 2015 Jersey Sire Summary. Whether you are looking for type, milk, components, or health traits, our line-up has elite sires in all categories. Check out a few of these GeneFORCE highlights. 

By David Cook, Ph.D.

Posted Monday, August 10, 2015

Better Calf, Better Future with First Day Formula

By: David Cook, Ph.D, Technical Service Manager, Milk Products, Inc. 

A clean, convenient, consistent alternative
Maternal colostrum is an important source of nutrients and immune factors; however, it can also represent one of the earliest exposures of dairy calves to infectious agents. Harvesting and administering high-quality colostrum requires diligence, regular decision-making and ongoing training for everyone involved in the process on a dairy. In the course of every freshening, there are multiple opportunities to damage the integrity of colostrum before it reaches the calf. First Day Formula® CR colostrum replacer is derived from maternal colostrum and provides 150 Grams of IgG with every feeding. Compared to colostrum, First Day Formula® CR colostrum replacer is convenient and provides consistency in the following areas: