MARY, dam of PINAY, still active

Marie-Claude and Jean-Paul GUIBERT, the breeders of PINAY who were recently honored at the National Charolais Show at La Roche-sur-Yon, still have the dam of the famous Charolais bull in their barns (EARL Guibert – 85). Mary – that’s her name – is active as a permanent embryo donor…

Mary, mother of PINAY, still active« And a really good one too » comments Philippe ROBIN, as Embryos Transplantation technician responsible for the embryo collection. Although already 13 years old, Mary continues to be on active duty, and has supplied over 160 embryos to date. And it is not over yet, for Philippe ROBIN intends to flush her twice this winter to satisfy the demand.

PINAY, the most used Charolais bull in France last yearsMary is a daughter of the bull HOMERE (RVS). She is especially known for her phenotype and the quality of her offspring: her son PINAY, of course, the most used Charolais bull in France for the third consecutive year, and her daughter Ravissante (full sister to PINAY), who has won numerous titles at the French shows.

Ravissante, daughter of Mary and full sister of PINAY. Here with Mr et Mrs GUIBERT at SPACE 2007 in Rennes (France)With an index of 113 IVMAT, Mary « is a cow with very complete type and a large rump, » says Sébastien LANDEMAINE, sire analyst with the Charolais program of Gènes Diffusion. « She is also outstanding for the functional traits, » he adds. Although she has not participated in many shows, in 2004 she has won the « Prix de la Famille par la Mère » at La Roche-sur-Yon.

If you are interested in embryos from Mary, don’t hesitate to contact the TE department of Gènes Diffusion at +33(0)477 363 444 or use our special contact form.

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