Sire Directory 2013/14
Our 2013/14 Dairy Sire Directory brings together the best range of dairy bulls available in the industry and again represents the best value genetics you can buy!
Reliability & Genomics
ABS prides itself in providing the most stable and accurate genetics in the industry. Dairy producers using ABS' proven genetics add profitability with:
- Consistent daughters
- Expected performance
- A sound genetic investment
ABS identifies different levels of reliability through:
These sires have superior genomic values, highly appealing cow families and strong & reliable sire stacks. Using a group of ABS Primetime sires is important as these sires are lower reliability than our reliable ABS proven sires that are progeny tested.
ABS Primetime™ Elite
These are the world's most elite Genomic sires - focusing on a balance of TPI, APR, Daughter Pregnancy Rate, Productive Life, PTAT & Calving Ease
ABS Primetime™ Plus
These are Primetime Elite sires with Real World Data! They have semen fertility scores from pregnancy test results as well as actual Calving Ease data.
Rock Solid Genetics™
ABS has more sires with 100 daughters in 60 herds at graduation. These sires achieve ABS' Rock Solid Genetics level of reliability - the highest standard in the industry
ABS Diamond Sires
ABS leads the industry in sire achieving Diamond Sire status - 1,000 milking daughters.
Other logos in our directory:
Identifies sires that produce trouble-free, fertile & long-lasting cows. Sires have to qualify in areas of Sire & Daughter calving ability, Health Traits (Longevity, Daughter Fertility & Udder Health), Functional Conformation
ABS sires with 7.4% or less Calving Ease (or equivalent). ABS Calving Ease sires can be used with confidence to produce less calving problems.
These are the most extreme semen fertility sires, rated ***** & **** on ABS Real World Data. RWD is derived from actual on farm pregnancy test data collected from all over the world, including Australia.
These sires are rated *** on ABS RWD.