Month: January 2012
Dr. Katie Olson recently joined the ABS Global team as research scientist. “Katie’s exceptional experience with genetic and genomic evaluations and her background in the dairy and beef industries will make her an asset to the ABS research team,” stated Dr.
Global phenomenon 29HO12209 Picston SHOTTLE-ET EX-96 has become the 11th sire at ABS Global to achieve millionaire status. This monumental achievement is an attribute to his influence and success as one of ABS’ most well-respected sires. SHOTTLE produced his one millionth unit of semen on December 20, 2011.
Profitability has never been so important in the dairy industry, and with the ABS Global active sire lineup following the December 2011 USDA data release, producers can look to ABS more than ever to provide the Net Merit sires needed in a breeding program. “ABS Global has led the industry for Top 100 Net Merit and TPI sires for the past several sire summaries and is now recognized as the true Net Merit leader,” commented Wayne DeBuhr, North America Dairy Product Manager. “The active lineup can p…