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 the All-Holland Dairy Show-NRM in 2006 and 2004.  Also, Holbra Heidi 2 VG-89, a 29HO11111 BOLTON daughter, was named Junior Champion.  Heidi is a 2-year-old owned by Mts Holmer-Hesselink.

In addition to the Cremona Show in Italy the All-Holland Dairy Show-NRM is regarded as the key European dairy show of the year.

Headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services and technologies. Marketing in more than 80 countries around the globe, ABS has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since its founding in 1941. ABS Global is part of Genus Breeding, a division of Genus plc.