An exciting genetic experiment!

Check out our latest investment. We purchased this donor cow at last week’s PA Convention sale. Hazels Sid Harmony (EX-91) Sid x Quality-Ridge Stormi Hazel (EX-96 2E) Harmony’s milk records: 2-00 305d 20,300 4.0 810 3.3 666 3-09 305d 27,650 4.7 1294 3.4 Where does the “experiment” part come in? For years we have discussed […]

Old Genetics?

According to the geneticists, a bull who’s sire, paternal grand-sire, and maternal grand-sire are all 20-30 years old should never produce off-spring that can compete on a modern level in confirmation and production. Bulls like 91HO5770 Jonah prove otherwise. At Triple-Hil Sires, we don’t put much stock in escalating numbers or the age of genetics […]

1,2,3,4,5,6…. We have every number covered.

aAa is arguably the single most effective breeding tool in the dairy industry today. The results of this “round vs sharp” mating strategy in herds all over the world is evident to any unbiased observer But what is the reason for the extreme imbalance of traits that we see in today’s sire population? The 3 […]

What About Genomics?

We invariably get some form of this question. Our response is respectful yet definitive. First of all, we do not rashly proclaim that the study of the function, and inheritance of the genome (definition of genomics) is worthless. It has its place. The problem with genomics in the Holstein industry today is this: The one […]