GMS: The World’s Most Utilized Mating System

GMS: The World’s Most Utilized Mating System

GMS
With over 4.3 million cows mated in the past twelve months, ABS’ Genetic Management System® (GMS) has surpassed its competitors to become the world’s most utilized mating system globally. “The success of GMS is a direct reflection of the outstanding results our customers have achieved.  Dairy producers utilizing GMS are provided with a solution that not only improves their herd genetically, but can help them reach their production and financial goals through mating decisions,” stated Amy Knuth, ABS GMS Manager. With over 40 years of experience providing sound, unbiased mating decisions to thousands of producers globally, GMS is the most complete and respected mating system available.  The program encompasses all breeding philosophies and can be tailored to a dairy producer’s personal goals with progress tracked through in-depth reporting.  In addition…
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ABS ICON SANDY-VALLEY BOLTON DIES

ABS ICON SANDY-VALLEY BOLTON DIES

BOLTON DIES
ABS legend 29HO11111 Sandy-Valley BOLTON-ET died Monday due to complications from surgery. In May 2006, ABS introduced BOLTON to the world as one of the finest ABS Cornerstone® graduates—ranking number one on the Holstein Association Top 100 TPI® list.   BOLTON was the first bull to ever reach the 2000 TPI threshold which he achieved in August 2006.   BOLTON remains a top 50 TPI sire with nearly 8,000 milking daughters in his proof and holds the elite status of number one in the Canadian LPI ranking. As a result of his remarkable worldwide demand and production capabilities, BOLTON became the first sire in the history of the Holstein breed to produce one million units prior to reaching second crop status.  His lifetime production was 1.2 million units and over 300,000 units…
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ABS SIRED DAUGHTERS TAKE TOP HONORS AT  ALL-HOLLAND DAIRY SHOW-NRM 2010

ABS SIRED DAUGHTERS TAKE TOP HONORS AT ALL-HOLLAND DAIRY SHOW-NRM 2010

ABS DAIRY
Group of BOLTON daughters showcased at the All-Holland Dairy Show-NRM 2010 DEFOREST, WISCONSIN – July 9, 2010 – ABS sired daughters claimed both Grand Champion and Junior Champion honors at the 2010 All-Holland Dairy Show-NRM held June 25 and 26 in Utrecht, Holland. “BOLTON continues to create global excitement through his outstanding daughters.  In addition to siring Junior Champion, a group of BOLTON daughters showcased the superior genetics ABS sires provide dairymen,” said Roger Thomas, European Business Unit Director.  “We look forward to the continued excitement of BOLTON through his sons available in the ABS Primetime® line-up including 29HO14414 BRUNO.” Wilhelmina 358 EX-94, a JUROR daughter owned by Van Dijk, Giessenburg, took home Grand Champion honors in the Black and White Show.  This outstanding 9-year-old was previously named Reserve Champion of…
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