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April 2017 Holstein Proof

A nice overview of a rich and diversified genetic offer

The April 2017 index is an important release because it matches with the choice of the bulls that will compose the offer for the next campaign.

4/7/2017

GRAND SLAM FOR VIRGIL PROGENY IN SWEDEN!

The Swedish Mila exhibition was held on February 16 to 18. This exhibition includes national shows for both dairy and beef cattle. In the beef cattle show participated around 60 heifers and bulls from Angus, Blonde d’Aquitaine, Charolais, Hereford, Limousin and Simmental breeds.

3/20/2017

GREG CAPJ in the spotlight in Holstein International

GREG CAPJ, young sire that has recently joined the senior range of Genes Diffusion, is honored in the February issue of Holstein International.

2/20/2017

Genes Diffusion and Origen Normande at Simagena

By their mutual participation at the Simagena agricultural show, the two companies: Genes Diffusion and Origenplus materialize the alliance that was announced last September and that has been actually running since the 1st January 2017.

1/19/2017

Dam of Farmoy EBH Grand Champion of the Tech'Elevage Show

The dam of the sire FARMOY EBH was awarded Grand Champion of the Holstein Competition Tech'Elevage in Vendée. The cow was appreciated mainly for her longevity.

11/25/2016

FRIST PJP honoured in the Typex magazine

The holstein sire FRIST PJP has been the cardinal subject of an important article in the November-December issue of the Typex magazine.

11/24/2016

Daughter of VIZIR P

Champion in the Czech Republic

The National Charolais Show in the Czech Republic took place on the 08 October 2016 in Lysá nad Labem near Prague.

10/17/2016

Sommet de l’élevage livestock show

A daughter of Danillo, Grand champion

Hirma EFP, daughter of DANILLO, was awarded the prize of Grand Champion of Challenge France in the Holstein breed. Organized on the 6 October 2016 as part of the N° 1 European Livestock Show “ Sommet de l’Elevage”, the Challenge France gathered 116 animals.

10/7/2016

Alliance between ORIGENPLUS and GENES DIFFUSION

Historical leaders in their respective markets, both cooperative groups Origenplus and Genes Diffusion, specialists in genetics and animal breeding have decided to implement a partial alliance of their bovine genetic activities to better serve the members of their unions, their customers in France and abroad, as well as their partners.

9/23/2016

August 2016 Holstein proof

Confirmation is compulsory !

8/24/2016

The genomics progresses and the GD Scan advances

On June 8, the Valoris Charolais Association, chaired by Cyril Thomas, with the Genes Diffusion Breeding Society and cooperatives involved in the governance of the group invited the farmers participating in the genetic reproduction and / or users of the Charolais genomics for the opening ceremony of the first genetic day of the association.

7/19/2016

5684

The sister of JOBART photographed

This very nice photo of 5684, sister of the bull JOBART (realized by Giorgio Soldi) proves the real phenotypical qualities of the bull.

6/10/2016

Show Open Heifers 2016

the results for Genes Diffusion

The Genes Diffusion genetics had been awarded several prizes at the 10th Open Heifers Show 2016 which took place in St-Etienne (Loire region), the 16 and 17 April.

5/3/2016

April 2016 Holstein Proof

Rich and consistent proof with our selection goals.

5/2/2016

Auction Sale of genotyped Charolais Sires

As every year, the Union Charolais Croissance (UCC) organizes several auction sales of sires.

1/26/2016

Verdict of the Montrond-les-Bains individual control

The series 52 of Genes Diffusion has been evaluated during 5 months in the station. The results have been approved at the end of December. From this selection, 5 high genetic value bulls are being offered for sale.

1/8/2016

December 2015 Proof

An outstanding presence of Genes Diffusion in the genetic elite

The year 2015 closes with the December index with several good news for Genes Diffusion genomic bulls.

12/12/2015

ICONE daughter brings top price in Germany

ICONE, son of MOGUL at Gènes Diffusion, international sire of sons extremely popular in Germany, saw his first sold daughter win the top price of the auction sale in Oldenburg.

12/10/2015

The Norman breed

a genetic day in the North of France – Picardie

On 30 October 2015, a genetic day was organized to enable to discover or rediscover for some fifty breeders of the Somme and the Seine-Maritime regions the strengths of the Norman breed and Norman Scheme of Genes Diffusion.

11/20/2015

Genetics of GENES DIFFUSION on top in Romania

During 28 of October – 1st of November 2015, in Bucharest, took place the XX edition of the International Fair of products and equipments for agriculture, horticulture, vineyards and livestock INDAGRA.

11/17/2015

CYPRIPEDE daughter

Grand Champion!

As every year, it’s during the Cheese Fair of La Capelle that takes place the Aisne departmental competition. And this year, it was one daughter of CYPRIPEDE that was awarded the title of Grand Champion!

9/19/2015

ROUMARE

at the top level in the Czech Republic

End of June was held the Holstein national competition in the Czech Republic where the emblematic bull of the Genes Diffusion scheme was particularly illustrated.

9/7/2015

BORDER

the first POLISH bull in the Genes Diffusion Catalog

First concrete result of the Franco-Polish genetic consortium (EBP) signed in May 2015 between the Shiuz Bydgoszcz and the Genes Diffusion, the bull BORDER from Shiuz Bydgoszcz has integrated the Summer 2015 Holstein Sire Catalog of Genes Diffusion.

9/7/2015

EBP

Franco-Polish Genetic Consortium

On May 20, 2015, the GENES DIFFUSION group and SHIUZ Bydgoszcz group signed a Consortium agreement, confirming the creation of a European program for bovine genetics in Holstein breed.

6/2/2015

EUROGENETIQUE

The Gènes Diffusion genetics took part in the charolais show

On the occasion of the 26th Eurogenetique show at Epinal, the Charolais genetics of Gènes Diffusion won fame, one more time on the 9th April 2015.

4/24/2015

Holstein Index April 2015

Upheavals in indexing, for reliability and international harmonization

4/24/2015

USA

Genes Diffusion takes over the activity of ReproQuest and creates GenePro.

As of March 31, 2015, the Genes Diffusion Group has formalized the establishing of activity in American society ReproQuest, a veterinary biotech company specializing in the development, manufacturing and sales of artificial insemination products for swine.

4/7/2015

A new title for Jesther at the Paris International Agricultural Show

On February 23, 2015, at the Paris International Agricultural Show, Jesther saw his name written in the register of the Holstein contest show.

2/25/2015

CHAROLAIS

IBOVAL National Evaluation - February 2015

Leadership of Genes Diffusion bulls

2/20/2015

SIMAGENA

SIM-BEEF Charolais 2015 Sale

An auction sale of genotyped polled Charolais bulls will be hosted by Genes Diffusion and KBS Genetic during the SIMAGENA show on February 22, 2015.

2/17/2015

Aubrac Breed

IMPERIAL already available

At the Sommet de l’Elevage 2014 agricultural show, Genes Diffusion acquired his first bull of the Aubrac breed: IMPERIAL.

2/13/2015

The Auction Sale in Montrond-les-Bains

On 10 February 2015, Genes Diffusion and Charolais Univers put on sale Charolais bulls in the Montrond-les- Bains (42) Individual Control Station. This is the third joint sale of two Charolais breeding companies.

2/9/2015

Genomics

the opinion of Holstein technicians

This fourth and final episode of our series on genomics gives voice to genetic technicians of the Genes Diffusion Breeding Company member cooperatives.

1/29/2015

Genes Diffusion - partner of the Paris Dairy Sale

As part of SIMAGENA, the traditional Paris Dairy Sale will be held February 24, 2015 at 13:30. Genes Diffusion is a partner of the event.

1/23/2015

HAMEL

a new inescapable genomic bull

2014 was a landmark year for Charolais selection with the release of the first genomic predictors GD SCAN and the availability of a new range of bulls: PREMIUM range

1/22/2015

COLOMBIA

PRESLEY honored in Colombia

The sons and daughters of PRESLEY of the herd Aria in Colombia were again recognized at the recent National Charolais Competition held in Yopal, in the state of Casanare.

12/31/2014

International

Genes Diffusion rewarded

On December 11, 2014, on the occasion of the 12th edition of Leadexport Trophies in Arras, GENES DIFFUSION was awarded a prize in the "Grand Large" category.

12/11/2014

Influence of ROUMARE in the world

In the last issue of Holstein International (December 2014) ROUMARE is honored in two articles: one concerns one of the major farms of the United States and the other one writes about Canbee- one of his Australians sons.

12/5/2014

Charolais Optimal in Hungary

At the request of the Hungarian Charolais Association, Genes Diffusion sent one of his advisers for 3 days to program the matings with their best bulls.

11/3/2014

Genes Diffusion present at World Dairy Expo

As every year, Genes Diffusion was present at the World Dairy Expo with a stand to welcome visitors.

10/16/2014

FRIST PJP

among lead players for the next World Dairy Expo

The famous American site The Bullvine published an article establishing a ranking of 10 bulls, one of them will sire the next great champion of Madison. FRIST PJP, a Genes Diffusion bull - figures among them and occupies the right honourable 6th place.

10/16/2014

GD SCAN Charolais

1st results in the field

While the group Genes Diffusion and its cooperatives presented their new genomic services for Charolais breeders during the Sommet de l’Elevage (Cournon) show on October 3, the results of the 1st genomic evaluations have been handed over to the farmers applicants for GD SCAN Charolais analysis for the males as well as for the females.

10/9/2014

Charolais breed

Genes Diffusion launches new genomic services

The Genes Diffusion group and cooperatives involved in its governance* presented their new genomic services for Charolais breeders at the Livestock Summit in Cournon on October 3, 2014.

10/7/2014

10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production

From August 17 to 22, a delegation of Genes Diffusion attended the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP) held in Vancouver and attended by more than 1,600 researchers from universities, public institutions or private companies on five continents.

9/26/2014

The Holstein Summer Catalog 2014

available online

The catalog includes, as usual, a wide range of profiles: Premium, Seniors but also the Red Holstein, Sexed and Polled.

6/3/2014

EUROGENETIQUE 2014

GENES DIFFUSION exposes its genetics

5/14/2014

HOLSTEIN Index

A large choice of novelties

The April proof is essential in France for our Selection Company because it will determine the selection of bulls of the new catalog.

5/14/2014

Charolais Competition

Genes Diffusion await you

The Eurogénétique Charolais Competition took place on Thursday, April 10, 2014. Genes Diffusion Genetics was excellently represented as every title of "Champion" was won by animals from the Charolais Optimal genetic.

5/10/2014

Holstein Index

What's new in 2014

Result of the last index release in November, you could observe the arrival of many new bulls that will be soon available (see box below). This is the opportunity to discover the commercial offer of the beginning of 2014.

3/21/2014

AgroFarm exhibition in Moscow

The AgroFarm exhibition was held from 4 to 6 February 2014 at the All-Russian Exhibition Centre (VVC), Moscow. This international exhibition for animal husbandry and animal breeding in Russia continues to grow - Some 415 exhibitors from 30 countries - Over 50 professional events – 10 100 visitors - Modern reproductive technologies a key Highlight.

3/7/2014

DT BENITO

Daughters in production presented in Germany

During the Holstein International Days in Osnabruck, which took place the weekend of 25 and 26 January 2014, the first classified daughters of the Sire DT BENITO were presented.

2/6/2014

September 2013 Charolais Proof

The confirmation in all categories

For the first time, the IBOVAL proof has known a second annual publication. This index is now available to start reproduction campaign with updated indexes for both males and females. This intermediate index takes into account all the weights and scores recorded until the end of June, including the calves born in the fall.

1/14/2014

Dam of FRIST PJP ranks EX91

PJP CHIPIE dam of Genes Diffusion bull and French N°1 for index in Type (MO: + 5), has just ranked EX 91 in the beginning of her third lactation.

1/14/2014

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS SHOW

The recognition of Brésilienne

On the occasion of National Charolais Show 2013, the genetics of Genes Diffusion appeared in the most beautiful way. Among 120 adult females in competition, BRESILIENNE owned by EARL MERCERON (79), daughter of the famous PINAY, won the supreme « jackpot ».

11/28/2013

EMBRYO SEXING

GAEC de la Ferme MOREL : Always moving forward

Beginning of September a first site of embryo sexing based on qPRC method was organized in the GAEC (collective farming grouping) Morel Farm in Saint-Cyr-sur-Menthon, in Ain. This is a partner breeder of Genes Diffusion practicing The Embryo Transfer (ET) the past 35 years.

10/3/2013

CHAROLAIS OPTIMAL

Honored in Czech Republic

The Czech Charolais population has nearly 6000 registered cows today. For already 20 years, GENES DIFFUSION has strongly contributed to the development of Charolais breed in this country by exporting both females and semen of new bulls every year.

10/2/2013

INDEXES OF JUNE 2013

New revelations in all segments

The June index release is always highly awaited because it precedes the start of the season. This index is very interesting for the information on new genomic bulls available.

6/21/2013

HOLSTEIN BULL

COUM CRAC

The upcoming index of June will confirm the release of promising COUM CRAC, a son of ROUMARE loaded with exceptional qualities!

6/5/2013

INDEX IBOVAL 2013

Charolais Optimal bulls at the top

The IBOVAL 2013 indexing has reinforced, on the national level, the position of the Genes Diffusion ES progeny tested bulls brought to the market.

4/25/2013

AUCTION SALE

Great success for the auction sale

The day of 27 March 2013, dedicated to promotion of the Charolais selection and co-organized by the two Selection Companies of both GENES DIFFUSION and UCATRC, enjoyed a good crowd of French and foreign Charolais breeders as well as the record sales.

4/25/2013

HOLSTEIN INDEX

Satisfaction for Genes Diffusion

First release of the year 2013, the February indexation brings a number of new features but the first observation to be made is the one on the base calculation changes, which this year represents 5 points of ISU and over 100 kg of milk. Genes Diffusion can be more than satisfied.

4/5/2013

SIMAGENA 2013

The Charolais Optimal Scheme very active

In addition to the excellent results obtained in the Charolais competition SIMAGENA, Genes Diffusion also occupied the ring of the Paris show to introduce the branch Polled from its selection scheme.

4/4/2013

AGROFARM 2013

Genes Diffusion well presented

GENES DIFFUSION was well presented at the Agro Farm Agricultural Exhibition from the 5th – 7th February 2013 in Moscow.

4/3/2013

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURE SHOW

JESTHER on top

The Holstein Competition of the International Agricultural Show was held in February 25, 2013 in Paris and saw JESTHER, an ambassador of Genes Diffusion genetics, enter its name in the history of this 2013 edition.

4/2/2013

TOP 12 PLM

The top 4 of Genes Diffusion

The PLM magazine published in its latest issue (January 2013) "Top 12 Prim ‘Holstein 2012", awarded cows which are shown in 2012 in national competitions and great regional shows in France.

3/15/2013

SALE OF BULLS

Auction Sale Montrond-les-Bains 2013

On 27 March 2013, Genes Diffusion and UCATRC will offer for sale high quality Charolais bulls at the Individual Control Station of Montrond-les-Bains (42). This is the first unique sale of the two companies!

3/15/2013

GAEC DROULEZ

Genetic Investment

Managed by Christophe and François Droulez, the GAEC Droulez displays today excellent results that are the fruits of a true investment in modern genetics, thanks to genomics and sexed semen. With a 100% Genes Diffusion genetics, the breeding farm takes an important place in the agricultural landscape of northern France.

3/14/2013

CHARTE GD+ DAYS

An important event for Genes Diffusion Selection Entreprise

14 and 15 November 2012, the Genes Diffusion Selection Entreprise assembled members of the Charte GD+ in Douai, a group of farmers involved in the supply of its holstein genetics scheme.

3/13/2013

GAEC des Landes

Another way to use the genetics

At the head of a herd of 400 Charolais cows and a construction company in Saint-Etienne de Vicq (03), Pascal GIRAUD is a busy man for whom the time is precious. As such, the way he manages his farm is in line with the "constraints" of his schedule: fast and efficient.

3/12/2013

"SHOW OPEN HEIFERS 2012"

Full board for Genes Diffusion

The 8th edition of unavoidable Show Open Heifers was held on 27 and 28 October 2012 at the Parc of Expositions in Saint-Etienne (42). An edition marked by the imprint of Genes Diffusion genetics that leaves Loire with several prestigious titles.

3/10/2013

HOLSTEIN

Publication of the catalog Holstein Summer 2012

The Holstein Summer 2012 catalog has just been launched and covers all the profiles of bulls: from the genomic bulls through the progeny tested bulls via the red Holstein, sexed semen and ... polled ones.

9/12/2012

CHAROLAIS

Publication of the Charolais Optimal Catalog 2013

The Charolais Optimal Catalog has been launched a few weeks earlier than in previous years. The proposed genetic offer is once again of a very high quality.

9/11/2012

PEGASE

The online website

Following the announcement of the alliance PEGASE, the website of the new unit has just been launched.

9/2/2012

GENES DIFFUSION / INSTITUT PASTEUR DE LILLE

Birth of PEGASE

July 12, Lille, Genes Diffusion and Institut Pasteur de Lille signed an agreement for joint management of services, expertise in genomics.

9/1/2012

PHOTO OF THE MONTH

Dorée, daughter of BOURBON

Dorée comes from the progeny testing of the sire BOURBON. Her mother also comes from the progeny testing of the bull SEMERIES (son of JESTHER).

8/23/2012

NRM 2012

Danillo headlining

Well represented at the 2012 edition of the NRM in Zwolle (29 and 30 June 2012), the largest HOLSTEIN event in the Netherlands, the Genes Diffusion genetics met a great success with its new ambassador: DANILLO.

7/16/2012

NEW CHAROLAIS BULLS

A new offer of high level genetics

Genes Diffusion spots seven bulls ahead in the series of new French Charolais bulls assessed in Maternal Values with an average level ever reached (IVMAT 118).

7/4/2012

HOLSTEIN INDEX

Very good year for Genes Diffusion

The output index for the month of June is generally the most important one of the year in terms of new features. It must be noted that the 2012 result is an exceptional output for the Holstein selection program of Genes Diffusion.

6/25/2012

TOUR

Charolais Tour 2012

From Thursday 23 to Sunday, 26 August 2012 the National Charolais Competition 2012 will be held in Saulieu in Burgundy. On this occasion, the Herd Book Charolais and Charolais Expansion organize their Charolais tour, an all inclusive stay including time on the shows as well as technical and touristic visits in Burgundy.

6/22/2012

VISIT

Dutch breeders visiting french farms

« Veeteeltstudieclub Waterland » is a studygroup from the Netherlands. They are a group of enthusiastic dairy farmers from the area called Waterland, a region 10 km north of Amsterdam.

6/20/2012

ARGENTINA

ARTOIS illustrates in Argentina

From May 9 to 12, 2012 the best subjects of the best Holstein breeding farms(Holando Argentino) from Argentina were taking part in competition in San Francisco, Cordoba province. It was MERCOLACTEA, the largest dairy event in Latin America and the place of superlatives in the world of breeding in Argentina.

6/19/2012

BELAGRO 2012

Genes Diffusion was present at the international agriculture fair Belagro 2012

First participation of Genes Diffusion on Belarusian Agricultural Fair – BELAGRO 2012. 22nd International Trade Fair specialized in agricultural technics and animal husbandry took place from 5 to 10 June in Minsk. This event with strong support of Belarusian Ministry of Agriculture counted more than 30 000 visitors and more than 400 exhibitors from 18 countries.

6/14/2012

CHAROLAIS

Success for the auction sale of Montrond-les-Bains

March 27, 2012, Genes Diffusion was selling high quality bulls at the Individual Control Station in Montrond-les-Bains (42). It is a pleasure to announce that the sale has been a real success as the 20 bulls offered for sale have all found the "a buyer".

4/27/2012

JERSEY

ESTOFFEL, first Jersey bull to be tested in France

Born on October 24, 2009 at the farm GAEC Pâtis Candé (49), ESTOFFEL is a son of DJ Vargas and Stoffel (EX91), herself the daughter of the famous Fyn Lemvig. For those who are not familiar with the Jersey Breed, look at the story of ESTOFFEL, first Jersey bull put in testing in France.

4/26/2012

EUROGENETIQUE 2012

Competition in Holstein Breed: a very satisfactory result

The result of the Competition Eurogénétique 2012 in Holstein Breed has been very satisfactory for the Holstein Section of Genes Diffusion. Indeed, the selection scheme leaves with several titles including the one of “Champion of Hope”.

4/13/2012

EUROGENETIQUE 2012

Results of the Charolais Competition

Restricted to animals coming from artificial insemination and located in the heart of the Charolais Optimal area, the Eurogénétique Charolais Competition was therefore an opportunity to see genetics of a very high quality in the ring of the Exhibition Centre in Epinal.

4/12/2012

CHAROLAIS

Indexation IBOVAL 2012 in Charolais breed

Indexation IBOVAL 2012 is official recently in Charolais breed. This new output index is an opportunity to synthesize the strongest growth and update the ranking of top bulls.

3/27/2012

CHAROLAIS

Auction Montrond-les-Bains

On March 27, 2012, Genes Diffusion will be selling high quality bulls at the Individual Control Station in Montrond-les-Bains (42).

3/27/2012

RUSSIA

AgroFarm welcomes yet more visitors and exhibitors

Now even more international – key impulses for improving competitiveness of Russian animal husbandry

3/2/2012

PORTUGAL

A daughter of ROUMARE is in its 13 428 kg in her first lactation

In the best Portuguese herds, we can find daughters of ROUMARE. And whatever the orientation of the herd is, ROUMARE is widely appreciated. But ROUMARE is not the only bull of Genes Diffusion to give the entire satisfaction to the Portuguese farmers.

2/23/2012

SWISS EXPO

A superb COLDFRIEND RF illustrates in Lausanne.

One Holstein heifer, daughter of COLDFRIEND RF bull, was particularly illustrated during the Swiss Expo, the largest European Holstein Cattle Show which took place from January 17 to 20, 2012 in Lausanne.

1/24/2012

HUNGARY

DT BENITO Puts His Stamp On Hungarian Dairy Farms

From December 5 – 7, 2011 a delegation of Genes Diffusion sire analysts has visited Hungary to take a look at the progeny of DT BENITO, the #1 Shottle son in the world. Invited by Bos Genetic, partner of Genes Diffusion since 2007, the genetic team was able to assess the great qualities of this sire of sons.

1/5/2012

CANADA

A grandson from JEZABEL Beats Sale Record in Canada

During a Charolais auction in Canada, where top genetic animals were selling, a grandson from the bull JEZABEL has obtained a record price.

1/5/2012

HARDENBERG

DANILLO in the spotlights

Gènes Diffusion was present at the Hardenberg Expo with, as grand finale, the presentation of daughter groups from PEINZER BOY, and from a bull impossible to miss: DANILLO.

11/22/2011

ROUMARE

Functional Type from ROUMARE

At Mortroux, in the Belgian province of Liège, breeder Alphonse CORMAN has confidence in the bull ROUMARE and has used him many times on his herd of 65 Holstein cows. Zooming in on this Belgian breeding herd, which has six milking cows of the Genes Diffusion bull, of which three are « exceptional », as well as some heifers.

11/17/2011

SEQUENCING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI

Genes Diffusion plays central role in biological research

The genetic heritage of the Escherichia coli (or: E. coli) bacteria, responsible for the poisoning of more than 10 persons in the north of France, has been deciphered in less than three days thanks to an efficient collaboration between de CHRU in Lille, the Pasteur Institute in Lille, and Genes Diffusion.

11/16/2011

MOROCCO

Charolais breed already conquered the hearts of the Moroccan breeders

In the province of Sidi-Bennour (Doukkalla-Abda), known as an important breeding area in Morocco, the Charolais bulls originating from the Genes Diffusion program Early Muscularity are highly appreciated for their calving ease properties and the exceptional muscle development.

11/15/2011

CHAROLAIS SHOW

In Macas, Equator

On Saturday May 21st and Sunday May 22nd 2011, the Charolais breeders of Equator assembled at Macas, capital of the province of Morono Santiago… in Amazonia. For the occasion, Patrick REVERSÉ, Manager of the Charolais Optimal program, had been invited to judge the Charolais Show.

11/15/2011

COLOMBIA

Presentation of Charolais Optimal

Asocharolaise – Charbray, that is the name of the Association of Charolais Breeders in Colombia, established in 2008 and presided by Juan Manuel Sanchez. The association also registers the Charolais-crossbred animals, especially the Charbray, originating from the Charolais x Brahman cross.

11/15/2011

ARGENTINA

Gènes Diffusion closely follows Brangus breed

There is a tendency within the beef breeding industry worldwide to develop the production of beef in the tropical and subtropical regions, to the detriment of the temperate zones. In particular that is the case in Argentina, where the Brangus breed (Brahman x Angus cross) is especially popular.

11/14/2011

HOLSTEIN SHOW

Completely New Winners at La Capelle

Rare achievement at the Holstein Show at La Capelle (02) on Saturday, September 3rd 2011, where a Champion Young managed to capture the Grand Champion title.

10/13/2011

HOLSTEIN SHOW DEPARTMENT NORD

Genes Diffusion dominates the show

On Saturday, September 17th 2011, the traditional Holstein Show of the Département Nord has taken place. Organized within the framework of the « Fête du Lait » at Quesnoy (59), the Holstein Show had thrown in five championship prizes. Three of them went to daughters of Genes Diffusion bulls.

10/12/2011

SPACE 2011

A CYPRIPEDE sold for €6 300

During the SPACE Show on Thursday the 15th of September 2011, a young heifer of the Genes Diffusion bull CYPRIPEDE was selling.

10/10/2011

DANILLO

He makes a name for himself in the Netherlands

In the spotlights for several weeks already, DANILLO has just confirmed all the specialists’ comments about this qualities as a great transmitter.

10/9/2011

ROUMARE

22 daughters in one herd

In the department Pas de Calais (France), there is a Holstein breeding farm that is unique, to say the least, as the herd comprises 22 daughters of ROUMARE.

10/8/2011

HOLSTEIN SHOW

Great Harvest for Genes Diffusion

Under a bright sun, the regional Poitou-Charentes show unrolled at Chabanais (16) on April 15and 16, 2011. At the show, which was judged by Loïc LE LAURENT, Genes Diffusion was able to win fame with no less than 3 championships.

6/16/2011

HOLSTEIN

DANILLO arrived at Genes Diffusion

A new face in the Seniors lineup of Genes Diffusion with the arrival of DANILLO, one of the best Goldwyn sons who appeared at the time of the last Interbull index.

4/20/2011

ROUMARE

Successful in Australia

Several times already, this Genes Diffusion bull has made people talk about him in Australia. And that will surely continue, as ROUMARE has become the # 1 bull with milking daughters in Australia.

4/18/2011

YOUNG BREEDERS SCHOOL

ROTHENEUF daughter wins

A daughter of the bull ROTHENEUF was elected Champion of the Type Show of the Young Breeders School organized at Eurogénétique.

4/14/2011

CHAROLAIS SHOW

Titles for Charolais Optimal

Biscotte did it again ! This NOVOTEL daughter has won the Champion Cow title at Eurogénétique for the second year in a row. GAEC Vauthier, too, wins renown with a daughter by SUEDOIS.

4/4/2011

EUROGENETIQUE 2011

Futurity Champion is a TEXAS!

Great success for the genetics from Genes Diffusion during the Holstein Show at Eurogénétique, where a TEXAS daughter received the title « Championne Espoir 2011 ».

4/4/2011

REGIONAL HOLSTEIN SHOW BRITTANY

Success for ROUMARE

During the regional show in Brittany, which took place in Quimper on Saturday, 19 March 2011, a ROUMARE daughter from the CABON herd (a partner of Genes Diffusion) has been awarded the « Championne Espoir » title by the Swiss judge Marcus ERBER.

3/22/2011

INTERNATIONAL

Convincing International Results for Genes Diffusion

The Holstein selection program of Genes Diffusion is popular abroad and continues to obtain significant results on an international level. In Slovakia, a daughter of the old MATTHEW bull distinguishes herself with her production figures, while in Australia the first products from the program that Genes Diffusion initiated in this country start to attract attention.

3/22/2011

CHAROLAIS INDEX

Charolais Optimal bulls confirm

With IVMATs of 129 and 127, TAMILLY and POPULAIR stay in the lead of the proven sires.

3/1/2011

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

The Netherlands: Modern Genetics for Modern Breeders

For a long time, the Netherlands has been the spearhead of development in the milk production industry in Europe. At the dawn of a veritable liberalization, the Dutch breeders are more determined than ever. « The sire choice plays a key role here », explains Sander Stenveld, breeder at De Punt, in the north-eastern part of the Netherlands.

10/18/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

100 Breton Heifers and Bull Dams in the Czech Republic

PLEMO has been working together with Genes Diffusion for more than three years. The cooperation consists of the mutual testing of French Holstein bulls.

10/11/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

Sexed Semen for Hungary

In Hungary, the farms are very large and the Holsteinisation has progressed at high speed these last 30 years. Today, more than 90% of the dairy cows are of the Holstein breed.

9/6/2010

BOS GENETIC

A Quarter of a Century in the Service of Holstein Genetics

It is 25 years now, that BOS GENETIC exerts its expertise in the area of high-quality Holstein genetics. On June 24, 2010, the Hungarian company has received several delegations from abroad to celebrate its quarter-of-a-century existence.

7/27/2010

HOLSTEIN INDEX

Observations

The June index release is relatively rich in new bulls, but not very original ones, unfortunately. Just like the last index round, there are numerous O-Man sons that monopolize the top positions in the ranking. In this new release, Gènes Diffusion was very well represented with no less than 5 bulls in the top 10.

7/27/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

VIJUST, much appreciated sire in Turkey

The cooperation between Genes Diffusion and Safak Çevik, Director of Demsa Genetik, goes back a long time. In 1996, large numbers of French heifers were imported in Turkey.

7/21/2010

GENOMIC

Genes Diffusion obtains ILLUMINA’s CSPro approval

On the 21st of April 2010, the Genes Diffusion genomic platform officially received the CSPro certification from the American company ILLUMINA. This certification attests to the capacities of the beneficiary, which receives it to process and provide high-quality data for genetic analysis applications.

7/21/2010

Anderstrup Roumare Bahama

EX90 at 2 years in Denmark

Within the last few weeks the bull dam Anderstrup Roumare Bahama has gone from being an interesting potential bull dam, to being a real star with high indexes, show success and a really high classification. She recently scored EX-90 with 90 for her superb mammary system.

7/6/2010

EUROGENETIQUE

More than 1 million liters of milk in the ring

Organized at Eurogénétique and in cooperation with Prim’Holstein France, the first edition of the “Longevity Challenge” has made it possible to bring the highest producers from France together in one place. More than one million liters of milk have been presented in the ring at Eurogénétique in the “Best milking cow” class!

7/5/2010

CHAROLAIS INDEXES

Charolais Optimal® Bulls Top The List

The new IBOVAL 2010 index release places 4 bulls from Genes Diffusion ahead of all the French bulls that receive a total index IVMAT (maternal traits), with TAMILLY at 131 IVMAT, POPULAIR at 129, and SISTERON and TRYPHON both at 125. These 4 outstanding newcomers are confirming their figures, as well as a few other proven sires.

4/16/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

How does a Chinese AI Center work ?

Arnaud BARANGER and Martine BROUWER had the opportunity to visit the Shanghai Dairy Breeding Center. In China, milk production is developing at a high pace. In 10 years, the national production has quadrupled. The demand for milk is increasing all the time. So the need for milking cows, good milking cows is considerable. The artificial insemination centers are modernizing their infrastructures at high speed. Let's them relate their visit.

4/15/2010

CHAROLAIS PROGRAM

Genes Diffusion purchases 3 Future Stars that were AI tested

In a close partnership with Union Charolais Croissance, the sire analysts of Genes Diffusion responsible for Charolais genetics have chosen three bulls amongst 200 bulls that had been tested at the Migennes station. These three outstanding proven sires, two of which were first of their series, will represent 3 basic groups from the Charolais Optimal program.

4/12/2010

HOLSTEIN INDEXES

The confirmation of ROUMARE

The February Holstein index release traditionally does not show a lot of news, however this year it included the base adjustment, which takes into account the yearly genetic progress and this time was very important.

4/8/2010

HOLSTEIN

Genes Diffusion high in the Netherlands

Several daughters of bulls that originate from the Genes Diffusion program are among the best Holstein cows of the Netherlands. Focus on cows with undeniable genetic quality.

4/7/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

Establishing an elite herd with French genetics in Australia

To refresh your memory: It was during the largest dairy show in the southern hemisphere, the International Dairy Week 2008. With around 30 animals in the sale, a daughter from ROUMARE attracted the top price of 26,900 Euro (443,000 A$) . This superb heifer, Anastasia, was acquired by Jet Star Holsteins, a farm in the northern part of the state of Victoria.

4/2/2010

HOLSTEIN CATALOGUE

The October 2009 Holstein Catalogue is available

After the last Holstein index release of October 2009, Gènes Diffusion has published a new catalogue which includes all the news of this last release. The catalogue presents the Seniors and Premium series.

1/15/2010

CHAROLAIS OPTIMAL

2010 Catalogue is available

The new 2010 Charolais Optimal catalogue has been released! All those who love to work with Charolais genetics will find their best bulls in this Charolais Optimal selection.

1/14/2010

HOLSTEIN INDEX

Release October 2009

Gènes Diffusion is satisfied with the new index publication, in which genomic bulls and bulls that have a progeny-based index (polygenic) are both included. With almost 40% of its bulls in the top 100, the breeding organization confirms its position as a major player in the creation of French Holstein genetics.

1/13/2010

GUILHEM CHAROLAIS HERD

High quality Genetics

POPULAIR is a Charolais bull with a very fitting name. Known and appreciated by breeders both in France and abroad, this 2006 « Maternal Qualities Champion » was born at the farm of Jean-Marc GUILHEM, in the Saône & Loire department (71). UNIBLOC, another bull originating from this farm, has also recently entered the selection program of Gènes Diffusion.

1/12/2010

SOMMET DE L'ELEVAGE

Gènes Diffusion at the « Sommet »

Traditionally, as part of the « Sommet de l’Elevage » at Cournon (held on 7, 8 and 9 October 2009), the « Sommets d’Or » are being awarded. This year, Gènes Diffusion is one of the Award winners with its GD Packs program.

1/11/2010

HOLSTEIN SHOW

In 2010 Eurogénétique introduces new Longevity Challenge

During the next edition of Eurogénétique, taking place at Epinal on 8, 9 and 10 April 2010, the organizers, in partnership with Prim’Holstein France, will introduce the first « LONGEVITY » challenge.

1/10/2010

EMBRYOS

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…

1/9/2010

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

French genetics appreciated in Argentina

Despite national policies to discourage the import of foreign products, the Argentine breeders are becoming more and more technical and intensify their production. Today we are travelling to Rafaela, in the heart of one of the main dairy production areas of Argentina, together with our guide, Mariano Morra, responsible for sales at CGL (Centro Genético del Litoral).

12/24/2009

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

They’re Off !

As was announced a few months ago, Martine BROUWER and Arnaud BARANGER have officially begun their formidable project : Milk Around The World.

10/6/2009

INDEX RESULTS

Mind-blowing !

The numbers of the recent index release for « Aptitudes Bouchères » (Beef Aptitudes) have arrived, showing an overwhelming success for the new generation of polled Charolais bulls.

10/6/2009

HOLSTEIN GENETICS

Gènes Diffusion Well Placed

PLM Magazine has composed an honor list of the most-used Holstein sires of 2008. Three bulls from Gènes Diffusion can be found in the top 10.

10/6/2009

BREEDING PROGRAMS

Another Double For Gènes Diffusion

Just as in 2008, the Holstein and Charolais breeding programs from Gènes Diffusion were both rewarded during the “Inel d’Or 2009”, awards presented by La France Agricole and L’Eleveur Laitier.

10/5/2009

HOLSTEIN BULL

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.

10/5/2009

POLLED

Polled Animals on Show at La Roche-sur-Yon

On the occasion of the National Charolais Show, held at La Roche-sur-Yon on August 27 – 29 of this year, an open-air showcase of Charolais Breeders from the Vendée region was presented at the grounds of the Etablières farm. Apis Diffusion, the cooperative for animal insemination, had reserved two areas for the promotion of the bulls of the Charolais Optimal program.

9/10/2009

NATIONAL CHAROLAIS 2009

Genes Diffusion presents its breeding program

For this year’s traditional National Charolais Show, held at la Roche-sur-Yon on August 27, 28 and 29, 550 animals have travelled to the Vendée region. Genes Diffusion certainly did not fall short of expectations with the Charolais Optimal show and the presentation of the bulls housed at the stud of CIA Apis Diffusion.

9/9/2009

HOLSTEIN SHOW

JESTHER and longevity

On June 20th and 21st, 2009, the interregional show “Campagne en Fête” was held at the French village of Poix de Picardie (80), where 86 animals participated in the Holstein Show. The record of achievements attributed an important role to the longevity traits, thus underlining the undeniable qualities of JESTHER in the area of the functional traits.

7/27/2009

MILK AROUND THE WORLD

Genes Diffusion is partner

Genes Diffusion has decided to be part of the project “Milk around the world” with Martine BROUWER and Arnaud BARANGER riding their bicycle for a worldwide tour about the theme of the milk production. Explanations…

6/26/2009

POLLED CHAROLAIS BULLS

VIRGIL SC and VIZIR SC at the top

These 2 heterozygous polled bulls are between the best proven bulls to use for the first calving.

3/16/2009

SEXED SEMEN

1st charolais bull available

GENES DIFFUSION keeps on innovating with the diffusion of a charolais bull available in sexed semen. REALISTE, a son of IROY x CASOAR gives then to the breeders the opportunity to produce quickly high quality females with easy calving.

12/19/2008

CHAROLAIS

Progeny test on farm: the best sires about Maternal Value

Two new bulls, progeny tested on farm, to be known for the Maternal Values

11/13/2008

CHAROLAIS

Worldwide Charolais Congress 2008 : firework of charolais

After the Canada in 2006, edition 2008 of the Worldwide Charolais Congress has arrived into the Central Europe where 3 countries: Hungary, Slovakia and Czech Republic welcomed the demonstration from 15 to 27 August.

11/13/2008

CHAROLAIS

TOULON, the new French champion for maternal traits (IQM 122)

The new charolais indexation in Maternal Traits offers new bulls like TOULON, a son of Le Rebel / Exeden.

11/12/2008

CHAROLAIS

SAPRISTI, french number one for easy calving

With 143 in ease of calving, SAPRISTI is the best French charolais sire to insure the first calving.

11/12/2008

HOLSTEIN

Genes Diffusion at the World Dairy Expo

From the 30th of september to the 4th of october, the traditional World Dairy Expo took place in Madison, Wisconsin. Genes Diffusion was one of the exhibitors.

10/10/2008

HOLSTEIN

Orcival confirms high expectations at “All Holland dairy show”

On the 27th and 28th of June the “All Holland Dairy show” took place in Utrecht, The Netherlands. On Friday the 27th, several AI organizations showed their progeny groups. Genes Diffusion showed a progeny group of Orcival (Mattie G x Esquimau).

7/4/2008

HOLSTEIN

Grand champion in Slovak Republic for Genes Diffusion Optimal

Another top performance of Genes Diffusion Optimal genetics took place recently on the international scene. This time happening in the Slovak Republic where a daughter of the Genes Diffusion Optimal bull, LIERVAL, came into the spotlight.

5/30/2008

BOVINE GENETIC

Presentation of Genes Diffusion genetics in Costa Rica

On April 26th, Fernando BADILLA, distributor of Gènes Diffusion in Costa Rica, organized in Guayabo, in the heart of his dairy farm "Cortijo Miravalles", a meeting in order to display products of the Gènes Diffusion genetics.

5/23/2008

HOLSTEIN

Dolly, queen of Austria

A fantastic achievement: Dolly, daughter of DOWNSON, grand champion of the Austrian National Holstein Show four times in a row !

5/21/2008

HOLSTEIN

Success of the Genes Diffusion program in Holland

The new indexes have been released a few days ago in Holland and several adaptations were implemented:

4/15/2008

CHAROLAIS

Confirmation of french polled bulls

One of the main event of last indexation in Charolais’s breed is certainly the good reliability of Charolais Optimal polled bulls.

3/7/2008

CHAROLAIS

Charolais Optimal well represented in Thailand

The “Beef 2007 Kampaengsaen” took place in Bangkok from the 3rd to the 5th of December. During this exhibition, Genes Diffusion Optimal genetics did particularly impress the visitors.

2/20/2008

HOLSTEIN

ROUMARE travels well

From Australia to the Netherlands, via France, ROUMARE made speak about him regularly. Here are two recent stories concerning him.

2/19/2008

EMBRYOS

Embryo Transfer in Mexico

The embryo transfer technology is complex and difficult to implement. Don Juan Romero Huxley, owner of the famous farms La Nutria and Miramar in Mexico went to the Embryo Transplantation Center of the Genes Diffusion to benefit from their expertise.

12/21/2007

French National Charolais 2007

Genes Diffusion Optimal on the first positions

Organised in Charolles (Saône and Loire department), the National Charolais – renamed for the occasion « Excellence en Charollais » - did really keep its promises. On the top of this beef event : Genes Diffusion Optimal show.

10/22/2007

HOLSTEIN

“Iron” junior female champion !

Tatcher (Jean-François NYS & GAEC LEPOINT), the daughter of ROTHENEUF, has been particularly remarked within the competition of Quesnoy by receiving the title of the Junior female Champion. Tatcher, a cow that let knows about herself...

10/22/2007

Innov'SPACE 2007

3 stars for GEMIX

Nominated at the 2007 INNOV’SPACE in Rennes, Genes Diffusion has been awarded with a 3-stars special award

10/16/2007

HOLSTEIN INDEX

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