The National Herd Improvement Association [NHIA] annually release a report on semen sales in Australia. All key semen importers and Australian producers confidentially report on semen sales in Australia as well as in overseas markets. Pictured: Rob Derksen with the shipment sent to China back in January.
International Dairy Week 2020 has come and gone once again. Genetics Australia continue to support the Southern Hemisphere’s largest dairy cattle event, which much more favourable weather conditions this year. A big congratulations to all exhibitors at this year’s show.
Leading Edge Genetics Owner Brad Aiken has been a strong supporter of JSMONTANA from the outset: “IHG Montana sires the modern type of dairy cow. Plenty of strength, average in stature, super udders with great health traits”.
Congratulations to newly appointed Australian Red Dairy Breed Chairman Sam Graham. Sam was appointed Chairman at the breed’s January meeting held in Tasmania. Sam replaces Cohuna dairy farmer and Aussie Red Breeder Greg Goulding from Johville Park Aussie Reds.
At the recent National Herd Improvident Association [NHIA] annual dinner held during International Dairy Week at Shepparton two former VAB/GA employees were recognised for their contribution to the herd improvement industry.
GA Chairman Trevor Henry said he spoke on behalf of all shareholders of the significant contribution all recipients have made to the HI industry and in particular to Laurie and Peter to the Cooperative during their respective careers.