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  • ABS Calendar Photo Competition

    Are you a budding photographer or just like to take photos while you are out working on your farm? We are planning to release an ABS Australia dairy & beef calendar for 2018 and are looking for some photos to feature in the calendar. Submit your image of the Australian dairy or beef industry and your image could feature in our 2018 calendar. The judges will be on the lookout for photos that capture an aspect of Australian dairy or beef farms in a unique or creative manner and may includ...  Read More

  • ABS’s Balisto the highest ranked Holstein sire ever in Australia

    ABS Australia’s elite sire, Balisto, is the highest ranked Holstein sire ever recorded in Australia according to bull proof rankings released by the dairy industry this week.At 364 BPI$ there is daylight between Balisto (29HO16714 De-Su 11236 BALISTO) and the second ranked sire at 333 BPI$. With 1500 daughters globally Balisto has an exceptionally reliable proof, making him very desirable to Holstein breeders.“Balisto will produce some of the best progeny we’ve ever seen in Aus...  Read More

  • ABS Tops BPI Rankings in December Proof Run

    Read more in an article by The Weekly Times   Read More

  • Riding the Genomics Juggernaut

    Brian Behnke lashed himself to the mast of the speeding genomics juggernaut when he took on the role of business manager of ABS’s globally renowned breeding business, St Jacobs.Behnke is heading to International Dairy Week in January to meet the dairy farmers and specialist breeders who flock to the St Jacobs banner for high type sires.Genetic selection criteria have changed rapidly since the introduction of genomics. Bull selection has shifted and increasingly favours what can be seen in ...  Read More

  • ABS Introduces ‘Bull Search’ – An Unrivalled Guide to Dairy Genetics

    In a world first, ABS Global has launched ‘Bull Search’, an unrivalled genetic guide to dairy sires across the world.Bull Search provides Australian dairy farmers with tailored data on all the bulls currently available in Australia as well as putting an incredible level of detailed information on leading sires in the key breeding countries at their fingertips.Bull Search is freely available on the ABS Australia website at - Click on ‘Dairy Bull Sear...  Read More

  • ABS Focuses on Delivering the Most Advanced Genetics to Boost ‘Rate of Genetic Gain’

    ABS Australia today announced a major change to the focus of its business in dairy and beef markets in Australia.“In future we will focus on our core strength, which is delivering advanced bovine genetic products and technologies, in order to ensure our dairy and beef clients maximise the rate of genetic gain in their herds,” said ABS Australia General Manager, James Smallwood.“This is the logical next step in a process we have been working towards for a number of years. Geneti...  Read More

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