As usual, the April indexes bring a number of changes as the rolling base is adjusted. This is done every year at the same time, and it usually translates into lowernumbers for all bulls. See this link for more information. One of the most important piece of news, however, is the continuing confirmation of Jesse as the number one proven bull of the breed. His success in combining high milk and body condition/beef value is a vindication of our program. Unfortunately we cannot get him anymore. We are happy to bring 5 new bulls this time: Guimares and Haliba are well proven bulls with daughters in milk: Guimares is a very short bull with fantastic legs, super calving ease and great functionals, while Haliba is a super star: well proven with 1426 daughters in milk, great milk and protein, muscularity, great legs, calving ease. He’s a must for any cheesemaker. The new younger bulls that we bring are Oroi, great production and components, dual purpose qualities, legs, udder; Orelio, great production, legs, and functionals; Orno, great components, legs, great udders, calving ease.
The main traits of our lineup remain stable: Interpool is our shortest bull which makes him a good fit for some grazing operations. Icarius (type & components), Infinity (our protein specialist), Jorino (type & functionals), Insoumis (milk & functionals), Monza (type & components), and Lacanau (feet & legs, frame) all maintain their ground. With 94 calving ease and good production, Lamier, our second shortest bull, reinforces his appeal. Please note the impressive milk numbers and great type for both Landel and Maanonu. Medellin and Mercure carry our highest fat % along with great combination of traits. Our four new bulls show medium size, great components and udder. Nesthy has the hight F% of our lineup and good milk. Nintendo shows high milk and great feet & legs while Niville has the best beef value, udder and functionals. Nestar, a son of Jesse, is bringing great milk and balance.
Sexed semen is available for Niville, Nesthy, Nestar, Marvel and Oroi. Please check for availability.
To order semen, please call us at 612-823-7212
or send us an email at email@example.com
Orders are shipped from Wisconsin in dry shippers via Spee Dee or Fedex ground. The cost of shipping and insurance is not included. Straws are 1/4 cc and we can sell you an AI gun for $25.00. Discounts are available for larger orders. We also sell sexed embryos.
A few tips to understand our proofs
ISU = French Normande TPI = 26% production (12% F + 14% P) + 21.25% type (4.5% muscularity + 3% frame + 6.5% feet & legs + 7.25% udder) + 12.5% veal & steer value + 16% udder health (9.5% cell + 6.5% mastitis) + 13.5% fertility + 6% longevity + 4.75% milk speed
Raised on the pastures of Normandy, France, the Normande is a hardy breed that has been selected for the efficient production of high quality milk for butter, cream and cheese, as well as unsurpassed marbled beef.