When you have a clear vision of what traits to improve in your herd, you can rely on genomic testing and a mating programme to make more accurate breeding decisions. You avoid genetic defects and control inbreeding in your dairy herd.
With these herd improvement tools you can estimate your herd’s genetic level. You can accurately define the best heifers and cows to use as replacements.
The decision you make today to invest in genetics will have an impact on your bottom line in the years to come.
Focus on polled genetics
Can polled cows make a difference in your herd? Save money on dehorning and achieve better animal welfare routines by focusing on polled genetics.
Choose polled bulls with a high genetic level. Use them strategically to get the maximum amount of calves without horns — and don’t compromise on the genetic level.
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Success with organic production
Organic dairy farming is a growing trend around the world. If you've already joined the movement, you've experienced the potential of a more sustainable lifestyle and higher milk prices. If you want organic farming to be successful, it calls for a healthy and resilient herd.
Do your cows spend a lot of time grazing and exercising outdoors? Then hoof health, udder health and resilience become even more important. You want cows that live long and last long, making your business healthy, sustainable and profitable.
Explore the innovative breeding solutions available to you as an organic farmer.