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…

EXTENSIVE SOLAR PANEL PROJECT AT MELKVEEBEDRIJF GRASHOEK AND K.I. SAMEN

Melkveebedrijf Grashoek and K.I. SAMEN have worked very hard lately on a new project E-nergy By Nature. An array of no fewer than 12,000 solar panels has been installed on the roofs of both companies and the surrounding barns. The solar panels have a production capacity to generate 3.7 megawatts of electricity. This capacity is sufficient to supply…

A2/A2 BULLS OFFERED IN OUR PACKAGE

K.I. SAMEN b.v. (SAMEN AI Ltd), working with its partners Cogent, Genetics Australia and Triple Hil Sires, is striving to deliver the most extensive possible package of bulls. Of course, that makes it important to regularly give people insight into bulls with specific traits such as the increasingly popular A2/A2. The enclosed list shows all the A2/A2…

BELGIAN BLUE: NEW FIGURES BELGIAN BLUE BEEF ON DAIRY

More bulls, a wider selection and more choice for you! K.I. SAMEN has expanded its successful BB beef on dairy crossing programme. You can now choose from a very wide selection of bulls from well-known studs and farms, who are all recognised names in breeding circles. Not everyone shares the same taste in bulls of course! So to please everyone, we…

SIRE IN THE SPOTLIGHTS: 361163 ADELGAARD COLLIN

Adelgaard Collin is a bull you won't see every day in the Netherlands. Jersey is a breed that will certainly be attracting more attention in the future. K.I. SAMEN is anticipating this trend by presenting a bull like Collin so that farmers can choose to add components, A2A2 and BB kappa casein to their herds. Collin was bred by the renowned…

K.I. SAMEN DELIVERS IMPROVEMENTS ACROSS THE BOARD

The new index run once again offers plenty of perspective for fans of better cows. VVH Repairman is now the highest ranked K.I. SAMEN bull, offering vastly improved fertility, but also a better index for production and legs. An all-round top bull with plenty of chest width, which is a highly desirable trait in many situations. VVH Repairman   …