RED RIVER: TOP BULL WITH OUTCROSS BLOODLINE

Sire Red River’s sire Riverboy is a young son by the Canadian top all-round bull Aikman. Red factor carrier Aikman is an expert at transmitting components combined with abundant milk production and produces daughters with perfect frames and good udders and legs. And through his maternal line, Riverboy can also count the milk bull Planet in his…

NEW FUTURE BULL FREWIN

Like his maternal line, the pedigree of this bull's sire Brekan also transmits a particularly strong udder trait. This German-bred breeding bull also offers virtually faultless conformation and outstanding milk production. His scores for somatic cell count, fertility, claw health and durability are also of a very high level, and thanks to his out…

NEW FUTURE BULL BANNER

Banner’s sire Bahrain (aAa 561) stands for efficiency. His daughters may not be the most imposing cows in terms of frame, but they do have very good udders and legs. Impressive they certainly are when it comes to production: copious milk with high components (including very high protein percentages). In addition, this calving ease bull scores…

NEW FUTURE BULL GRASHOEK MASSIMO

Massimo’s sire Bolt can be described as a very solid bull. His practically faultless production (with a bonus for protein) and conformation inheritance pattern (including correct udders) are proof of this, as well as his very good scores for udder health and fertility. This is based on a high number of daughters, the oldest of which are already…

NEW HEREFORD BULL ‘LUCKY’ IN THE RANGE

Lucky’s sire, Moeskaer Keno 1222 P, was a champion Hereford at the national show in Denmark and can be described as a bull with style, an excellent frame and a lot of length. He has an outcross pedigree. The grand dam Velner Anja P was the first Hereford cow in the Netherlands to be rated excellent - which is a unique achievement. His dam Anja…

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…