Category Archives: Dairy Cows

Dairy cow herd health and improvement.

Breeding soundness evaluation for Fleckvieh sire use

See above a depiction of semen from a bull: Your local veterinarian sees this and counts out 100 sperm cell to make an assessment of your bull for breeding. What if you could have something more detailed in your hands. … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Rothenfels

This “Ruakana” son has sired many daughters that are well balanced in terms of strength and persistence. His TMI is 100 and he is in the Romulus blood line. He is a 100% Fleckvieh blood. He is easy calving and … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Passau – genomic sire

Passau is a genomic A1A2 bull and a son of “Passion” who has many high producing daughters in North America. His TMI is 123 and he is should be selected for mating’s where you are seeking to increase longevity in … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Rauhfuss

This sire has “Ruptal” and “Ruap” in his bloodline. “Raufuss” is an A1A1 sire in the Romulus line. Many award winning daughters with longevity and high life time production have been sired in this blood line. This sire has a TMI 0f … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Reumut

This proven sire is of the Redad bloodline and is an A1A2 sire. He stems from the blood line that contained “Ruap” and “Raufbold” who have outstanding daughters with respect to feet and legs and longevity in the “Romen” cow family. He … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Wildbad

This A2A2 sire has a TMI of 124 . He is a member of the Horex bloodline. The sires “Winnipeg” and “Wildwest” are his grand father and father. These yielded excellent daughters with strength and  fitness and ideal dual purpose … Continue reading

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BFG 2018 Wendlinger

This sire has a TMI of 134 with high milk production as predominant trait. Excellent feet and legs, persistence are strong points as well. When seeking a second generation sire, this is a good choice. He is an A1A2 sire … Continue reading

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Fleckvieh dual purpose vision – genetic risks and the future

Check out pictures of dual purpose Fleckvieh cows at the betterdairycow Facebook site. The below article summarizes the current high risk situation going on in the dairy industry with respect to future genetic success. Genomic breeding with breed values not … Continue reading

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