TIMOLEON popular in Slovakia

In an article that was published in August 2009, Holstein International offered a complete panorama of the most used bulls worldwide. And that is where a bull that was proven by Gènes Diffusion in Slovakia, his succeeded to play himself in the spotlights, being the most used bull in that Central-European country.

Risly, the dam of TIMOLEON (Earl Bevière – 02 - France)TIMOLEON, born in 2002, was tested in Slovakia by SBS, the partner of Gènes Diffusion. Besides being the most popular bull, this son by MONZA out of an ADDISON daughter occupies the 4th spot in the national ranking of Slovakia. « It is a very complete bull, » says Stefan d’Hulster, export manager Central Europe for Gènes Diffusion. With sufficiently high milk figures, correct components and positive numbers for udders and feet & legs, TIMOLEON is a good bull for the key traits. In addition, his pedigree makes him attractive for local breeders. « His father (MONZA) has never been used there, so he could bring some outcross blood, » explains Stefan d’Hulster.

The partnerships of Gènes Diffusion in countries outside of France are bearing fruit: shown here is a presentation of the bulls at Bos Génétic, Gènes Diffusion’s Hungarian partner.The fact that he had been tested directly in Slovakia was an extra point in TIMOLEON’s favor, which enables Slovakian breeders to benefit of his services at the best price/quality ratio.

TIMOLEON is the perfect illustration of Gènes Diffusion’s intention to build solid partnerships with European breeding programs, in order to propose products that are suited to the specific requirements of the breeders in the respective countries.



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