Genetics Australia Horizon Genomic Program
Genetics Australia conducts one of the world’s oldest, largest and most successful Horizon Genomic program. 100% owned and operated by Australian dairy farmers, we’re dedicated to breeding highly productive, healthy and long-lasting cows that maximise the profitability of pasture-based herds.
Over the past 57 years, our Horizon Genomic Program has produced some of the best sires available in Australia, including the likes of ASTOUND, VALERIAN, RACEWAY, ARBBONJOVI, INFORMER, JUDGE, SHOTIME, WINLUKE and MEDALLION.
You can be part of the excitement of breeding the next generation of world-class Australian-proven dairy sires by becoming a Genetics Australia shareholder.
Whats changed for 2019
Our program has now changed to reflect the continuing evolution of our genetic landscape. We will continue to offer the Horizon Genomic Program in 2019, although it will be with some slight changes. All Genetics Australia genomically tested sires, including Holsteins, Jerseys and Aussie Reds, will be distributed as part of this year’s program for $12 per unit of semen.
The program is now 100% random allocation by Genetics Australia, however you can provide criteria around A2 status or % black colour desired for Holstein sires. The average BPI of our Holstein team is +305 BPI based on the April 2019 ABVs.
To find out more information about becoming a HGP member or to participate in the program, contact your Genetics Australia representative or our customer service team on 1800 039 047 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org