NEW MRIJ AND NEW FH BULL

In the Dutch Frisian segment, Bouwe 9 is a newcomer to our breeding programme. Bouwe 9 was bred by Mts. Van Dam-Faber. He is also a well-developed bull and carries the promise of lots of production, fertility and longevity from both his paternal and maternal pedigrees. Bouwe 9 also has A2/A2 and an aAa code of 516. Both bulls will be available…

HUNTJE HOLSTEIN RED RIVER HIGHEST DAUGHTER PROVER NEWCOMER

DG RH Alphaman also improved his performance in this index run. This Aikman son continues his rise in the milk charts with positive components. His daughters are not particularly large but offer huge chest width and deep ribs. The udders are well attached and another positive trait are the longer teats. He also scores exceptionally well for the secondary…

K.I. SAMEN SIGNS AGREEMENT FOR CLONE-FREE BULL SEMEN

An industry-wide agreement in Switzerland prohibits the use of bull semen of cloned bulls and of the sons and grandsons of cloned animals. K.I. SAMEN is the first AI organisation to sign this agreement and is calling on the sector to do the same in the Netherlands.   Cloning halts herd improvement Cloning represents genetic stagnation, as offspring…

BULL PARADE: K.I. SAMEN DISPLAYS QUALITY WITH A GROUP OF BULLS

K.I. SAMEN is a progressive company with clear ideas about what makes a good bull. Our slogan is: Practical proven breeding! That's why we just love showing you our bulls. Take a look at a group of bulls, from Jersey to Holstein Lineback, from young to old and from a variety of pedigrees. CLICK HERE and…. Watch and enjoy, and if you have…

K.I. SAMEN, THE SCORES FROM YOUR BARNS

It's amazing to see that K.I. SAMEN bulls do what we promise in practice: Perform.    The Dutch average as fallen and is now 25% at 60 months. There are naturally multiple reasons to explain this drop, but it is strange that -on paper - the average bull breeds cows that produce a year longer than five years ago. Based on the results in…

LINEBACK MURPHY HEIFER, MOST EXPENSIVE HEIFER AT RUW AUCTION

The heifer that attracted the highest bid of the 120 on offer at the RUW cattle auction in Hamm, Germany on 1 September was a Lineback Murphy heifer. It gives us great pleasure to congratulate Hartmut Landwehr from Steinhagen on breeding such a wonderful heifer. Murphy Lineback heifers can be found from New Zealand to the United States to universal…

NEW AND IMPROVED RANKINGS

Hoekland Bono's ranking places him as the leading black-and-white bull. Despite the further rise of Big Malki in the rankings, Bono has overtaken him. Calving ease bull Bono is a son of Bookem, which gives him positive credentials for milk, fat and protein, but also better scores for fertility and somatic cell count and he passes on super leg structure. …

DAUGHTER PICTURES K.I. SAMEN BULLS

We are proud to share with you some new pictures of some daughters of K.I. SAMEN bulls. Daughters of Hoekland Bono, D'n Driehoek Red Devil, Grashoek Conqueror (Pp), Ponsstar Sunflower rf and VVH Repairman. Check the bulls on our website for more information.   Hoekland Kekke 105 (s. Bono) Owner.: Vogels,…

THE CORNERSTONE PROVES ITS VALUE AGAIN: COW FAMILIES!

In times of uncertainty, what we all want is certainty. The stats in this index run once again demonstrate that we can deliver just that, partly thanks to our strong focus on solid, reliable cow families. Good, proven cow families hugely increase the chance of success and that is reflected in the results.   Big Malki has maintained his status…

SEMEN DISTRIBUTION AND CORONAVIRUS

Despite the disruption caused by coronavirus, we would like to maintain our services as much as possible. K.I. SAMEN will remain available during this period and the semen you have ordered will be delivered to the AI organisations and directly to the farms. Also your nitrogen tank will be topped up.   We advise some measures to minimise further…