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WORLD FAMOUS GENUS ABS SIRE RETIRES AFTER PHENOMENAL CAREER

After an extraordinary fifteen year career at Genus ABS, the decision has been made to retire Picston SHOTTLE from the active bull line-up. He leaves behind a significant legacy after producing 1,174,948 units. more >

20 OF THE TOP 50 PLI BULLS FOR GENUS ABS

Genus ABS, the world’s largest breeding company, has had a fantastic set of results in the UK’s latest proof run. more >

HOLSTEIN INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

An unbiased view on global Holstein news more >

THE WORLDS NUMBER ONE

Sherdon IRRESISTABLE has been crowned Holstein Internationals’ “Outcross Sire of the Year 2013”. more >

HIGH VALUE HEIFER CALVES

We now have sorted semen from the Worlds No.1 Armitage son, arguably one of the best genomic sires on the market today! more >

AGRICULTURAL XV TAKE ON WENSLEYDALE RUFC TO RAISE FUNDS FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

pre-season friendly, in a bid to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support more >

A SUCCESSFUL PROOF RUN FOR GENUS ABS

Genus ABS has continued its excellent run of form in the August proof run with an exciting line-up of new sires and many farmer favourites featuring in the top of the tables more >

THE PERFECT BEEF SIRE FOR DAIRY HERDS

Genus ABS are proud to announce the graduation of a very exciting new beef sire from their calving survey programme. more >

GENOMIC GIANTS FROM GENUS ABS

Genus ABS launch four new genomic sires specially selected for UK breeders for their genetic improvement credentials. more >

GENUS ABS EXPANDS SCOTLAND PRESENCE

In response to increasing demand for its products and technical services, leading bovine genetics suppliers Genus ABS is continuing to invest and grow its presence in Scotland with the appointment of two experienced new members of staff who will be well known to dairy farmers in Scotland. more >

THE SEARCH IS ON FOR THE GENUS ABS LONG LIFE COW FOR 2013

Following the phenomenal success of the 2012 Genus ABS Long Life Cow competition, the hunt is now on for the Long Life Cow of 2013. more >

TREATING GRASS SILAGE WITH POWERSTART IMPROVES FERTILITY

A study involving over 100 herds and more than 25,000 cows shows that feeding grass silage treated with Genus ABS Powerstart inoculant can reduce calving to conception interval by 10 days per cow, worth up to £50 per cow in additional margin. more >

THE PROBLEM OF QUALITY SUCKLER REPLACEMENTS SOLVED!

Female sexed beef semen delivers substantial benefits to suckler producers looking to rear their own replacements, according to Genus ABS who have announced the availability of four more outstanding sires in its beef Sexation range. more >

CHOICE OF GENOMIC BULLS IS HOTTING UP!

The latest Primetime Genomic sires line up from Genus ABS features bulls from their global stud representing high PLI, Type, and leading health and fitness traits more >

NEW UNIQUE TEAT WIPE NOW AVAILABLE

Genus ABS launch a new pre-milking teat wipe; Valiant Foam-Active Wipes. more >

GENUS ABS APPOINT A NEW BUSINESS UNIT DIRECTOR FOR NORTH UK

Genus ABS has appointed Hugh Ratcliffe to Business Unit Director for North of the UK, following Richard Williams move to ABS in the United States.This is an internal promotion for Mr Ratcliffe and supports the strong commitment of Genus ABS for developing their people. Mr Ratcliffe will be responsible for the North sales and services team. more >

THE 2012 FARMING FOR THE FUTURE 20:40 CONFERENCE IS ANNOUNCED

The Genus ABS 2040 conference at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh on Tuesday 20th November promises to be a stimulating and thought provoking event. more >

FRIESIAN LONG LIFE COW WINNER

Deangate Queenie 9th BFE94(8) is the winner of the Friesian Category of the 2012 Genus ABS Long Life Cow Competition. more >

BRITISH BLUE SIRE JOINS THE GENUS ABS STUD

An exciting new British Blue sire, Remires Freddy, joins the Genus ABS progeny testing programme. more >

JENNY CONTINUES TO SET STANDARDS

For the third successive year, an outstanding Wiltshire bred dairy cow was a runner –up in a national competition to find the country’s top Long Life Cow. more >

LANCASHIRE COW IS LONG LIFE SUCCESS

An outstanding Lancashire bred dairy cow was a runner –up in a national competition to find the country’s top Long Life Cow. more >

DORSET COW WINS LONG LIFE AWARD

Mapleigh Juror Socks EX95 (8E), owned by Messrs RT & MS COX from Hartgrove, near Shaftesbury was announced as this year’s winner of the Genus ABS Long Life Cow Competition at the Livestock Show at the NEC in Birmingham. more >

VISIT THE NO.1 STUD FOR GENETICS IN THE UK AT THE LIVESTOCK SHOW

Genus ABS is again attending the Livestock Show on 4th-5th September 2012 at the NEC in Birmingham, the Genus stand is located in the Genetics zone on stand number GE-013. more >

TOP FRIESIAN SIRE FOR IMPROVING CONFORMATION FROM GENUS ABS

Blackisle Benloyal is now the Friesian breed’s all-time number one for improving conformation, at +3.0 Type Merit more >

BEST SIRE PROOF RUN ON RECORD

Genus ABS has had yet another exceptional proof run with many sires featuring at the top of the rankings more >

SUPERB SCOTTISH SHOTTLES

Shottle has reached many monumental achievements since his release in 2004 but this year has seen some of his greatest achievements to date. As the UK’s first millionaire sire he has now bred his first EX95 point daughter. more >

GENUS ABS DOMINATES THE FRIESIAN SIRE RANKINGS LIST

Genus ABS currently has the best Friesian stud on the market, with number one Friesian sires for PLI, Type, fertility index and locomotion. Making it a ‘one-stop-shop’ for dairy farmers looking to invest in the fastest growing breed in the UK today, with many breeders now crossing their cows to Friesian sires. more >

GENUS ABS GET GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE IN THE TYPE SIRE RANKING

Genus ABS prove they have the top Type bulls on the market this December proof run with three sires ranked at the top of the UK tested Holstein bulls listing. more >

GENUS ABS HAS 8 OF THE TOP 10 £PLI FRIESIAN BULLS AVAILABLE IN THE UK

Three of which are from the famous Deangate herd; Deangate Osbert is the current number one with tremendous PLI score of £173, followed by Piet Adema 186 in 2nd with PLI £159, 3rd Deangate Tarquin PLI £148 and 5th Deangate Quentin PLI £130. more >

GENUS ABS ADDS FOUR NEW GOLDWYN SONS TO THE LINE-UP.

Four new Goldwyn sons join the Genus ABS stud, including two sexed semen sires. more >