NOTICIAS DE LA EMPRESA

3er Concurso Anual de Fotos de Ganaderia de Carne

Semex se complace en anunciar el 3er Concurso Anual de Fotos de Ganadería de Carne. Estamos buscando fotos novedosas y sensacionales para usarlas en las promociones de Semex tales como afiches, panfletos, catálogos, pagina web y mucho más. Se le dará preferencia a las fotografías que incluyan vacas y serán juzgadas con base en la composición, calidad y carácter de la imagen, lo apropiado al tema y/o la creatividad de las mismas, así como también la impresión total de las fotos. La foto ganadora tendrá los honores de ser incluida en el Catálogo de Carne de Semex del 2013 el cual es distribuido a todos los productores del mundo. Todas las fotos deben ser recibidas antes de octubre 1º de 2012. Haga clic aquí para obtener toda la información sobre las reglas, términos y condiciones del concurso o para enviar sus fotos!
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Hijo de FBI se gradúa como el toro #3 en LPI y #1 en conformación




El Toro de Semex 0200HO03501 Gillette Windbrook llega justo cuando la industria está buscando por la diversidad de líneas sanguíneas que su pedigrí ofrece. Windbrook es ciertamente algo único, siendo su padre el toro de Semex Gillette Brilea FBI.

“A los 10 años de edad, FBI sigue siendo tan sólido como siempre fue,” dice el Analista de toros de Semex Julien Chabot, quien compró a ambos, tanto a FBI como a su hijo Windbrook.

“Las hijas de FBI fueron conocidas por sus sólidas estructuras, ancas cuadradas y excelentes estructuras de las pezuñas. Hoy día, es exactamente como se describiría a si mismo FBI.”

El árbol genealógico de la familia materna de Windbrook, es una rama de la gran familia de Gypsy, que nunca había estado tan bien colocada. Su madre estuvo colocada como #1 en los listados de vacas de LPI, Gillette Blitz 2nd Wind VG-88-3YR-CAN 15*. Esta hija excepcional de Blitz, produjo un poco mas de 17,000 kg en 365 días y es también la madre, en las pruebas de Diciembre de 2010 de las vacas #4 y #10 GLPI, haciéndola excepcional por derecho propio. Con todas menos tres de sus 15 hijas, con clasificación Muy Buena, ella es ya una vaca de 12 crías excelentes.

“Windbrook es una gran combinación de las líneas sanguíneas correctas y será muy valioso como único hijo de FBI,” dice Chabot. “Para cualquiera que haya visto a la madre de Windbrook, 2nd Wind, ellos rápidamente la verían reflejada en las hijas de Windbrook, pero a estas hijas tendríamos que agregarles la sustancia y longitud de FBI.”
El analista de progenie de Gencor Jim Biggar, describe a las hijas de Windbrook como uno de los grupos más consistentes de hijas, que ha visto en un largo tiempo.
"He visto 60 hijas," dice Biggar. "Y colectivamente, nosotros hemos visto cerca de 100 hijas. Windbrook sobresale en fortaleza ... Leer más...

La Holstein de Canada, Hace un Reconocimiento a los Toros de Semex

Con cada evaluación genética, la Holstein de Canadá, hace un reconocimiento a los toros que alcanzan estándares elite en producción, conformación y también en los índices genéticos a través de sus programas de Producción Superior (SP), Tipo Superior (ST) y Clase Extra (EXTRA).

Producción Superior
El siguiente grupo de toros de Semex, ha sido reconocido en las pruebas de Diciembre de 2010, como toros de Producción Superior, ya que de forma combinada, tienen índices para Grasa y Proteína dentro del mejor 5% de la población de toros canadienses. Los toros deben tener al menos una confiabilidad del 85%.
o BRAEDALE GOLDFINGER (SHOTTLE x ALLEN)
o DA-SO-BURN DAMASK (FREELANCE x BLITZ)
o DIAMOND-OAK SPLENDOR (SHOTTLE x BW MARSHALL)
o GILLETTE WATCH OUT (GOLDWYN x BLITZ)
o JERICHO (SCOTTY x CONVINCER)
o KERNDTWAY HUMMER (MR SAM x MORTY)
o LATUCH PORTER (LANCELOT x BW MARSHALL)
o MORNINGVIEW LANDSLIDE (MANAGER x BW MARSHALL)
Tipo Superior
El siguiente grupo de toros de Semex, ha sido reconocido en las pruebas de Diciembre de 2010, como toros de Tipo Superior. Los toros que han obtenido este reconocimiento, se encuentran dentro del mejor 5% de la población de toros para su prueba de tipo (Conformación, Sistema Mamario, Patas y Pezuñas, Fortaleza Lechera y Ancas) y cuentan al menos con una confiabilidad del 85%.
• ALETTA ALERIC (ALLEN x LEE)
• BO-IRISH KRUISER (GOLDWYN x FREELANCE)
• BOBASYL TITUS (SHOTTLE x LHEROS)
• CHARPENTIER GOLDSTAR (GOLDWYN x DURHAM)
• CLAYNOOK KLARK (GOLDWYN x MORTY)
• COMESTAR LADNER (GOLDWYN x CHAMPION)
• GBM AMAZING (TITANIC x DURHAM)
• HUNSBERGER VINCE (GOLDWYN x MORTY)
• KILDARE LAKOTA (GOLDWYN x BLITZ)
• MARYCLERC SYMPHONY (GOLDWYN x CHAMPION)
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Las pruebas de Diciembre ahora en línea en www.semex.com

Las pruebas de Diciembre 2010 y las clasificaciones de LPI, están ahora en línea en www.semex.com!

Toro Holstein # 1 en LPI: 0200HO05575 Gillette Jordan
Toro Holstein # 2 en LPI: 0200HO05588 Comestar Lauthority
Toro Holstein # 3 en LPI: 0200HO03501 Gillette Windbrook (Es el toro nuevo #1 y es también # 1 en conformación: FBI x Blitz)
Toro Holstein # 6 en LPI: 0200HO03205 Braedale Goldwyn (Toro #1 con segunda cosecha de hijas)
Toro Holstein # 8 en LPI: 0200HO09804 Crockett-Acres Eight
Toro Ayrshire # 4 en LPI: 0200AY00643 Hautpre Kansas (Es el toro nuevo #1: Peterslund x Pardner)
Toro Ayrshire # 5 en LPI:0200AY00622 Kildare Percy
Toro Ayrshire # 6 en LPI: 0200AY00597 Kildare Jupiter
Toro Ayrshire # 7 en LPI: 0200AY00329 Jelyca Oblique
Toro Ayrshire # 8 en LPI: 0200AY00642 Hautpre Knockout
Toro Ayrshire # 9 en LPI: 0200AY00635 Kellcrest Landscape
Toro Ayrshire #10 en LPI: 0200AY00580 Des Chamois Poker
Toro Suizo Americano # 3 en LPI: 0200BS00406 Hilltop Acres Goldmine
Toro Suizo Americano # 6 en LPI: 0073BS00018 R Hart Cartoon

Toro Guernsey # 2 en LPI: 0200GU00109 Pine Ridge Double L
Toro Guernsey # 3 en LPI: 0200GU00001 Rozelyn Enhancer Jordan
Toro Guernsey # 4 en LPI: 0200GU00111 Myown Poker Bingo
Toro Guernsey # 7 en LPI: 0200GU00400 Knapps Enhancer Krunch
Toro Guernsey # 9 en LPI: 0200GU00304 Rutter Bros Lewis Louis
Toro Guernsey #10 en LPI: 0200GU00401 Millborne Bolero

Toro Jersey # 2 en LPI: 0200JE00314 Hollylane Lilibet's Legacy
Toro Jersey # 3 en LPI: 0200JE00946 Sunset Canyon Dice
Toro Jersey # 7 en LPI: 0200JE00435 Hautpre Fall River
Toro Jersey # 8 en LPI: 0200JE00430 Lencrest On Time
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Former Semex & CIAQ General Manager Made Knight of Ordre national du Quebec

On June 3, 2010, Robert Chicoine, a former Semex Alliance and CIAQ (Centre d’insémination artificielle du Québec) General Manager, was made Knight of the Ordre national du Québec and the award was bestowed on him by Québec Premier Jean Charest at a ceremony at Hôtel du Parlement.
Mr. Chicoine is among the 34 notables to receive one of the three titles of the Ordre national du Québec, the highest distinction bestowed by the Government of Québec.
Robert Chicoine devoted his professional life to the artificial insemination industry at Centre d’insémination artificielle du Québec in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, and his career could be summarized thus: a competent and rigorous agrologist, who built on scientific research, as well as an outstanding administrator, who brought the Canadian dairy cattle superior genetics to the international scene. His knowledge, know-how and personal attributes have often led him to counsel governmental organizations and other major players of the bovine industry. He was also invited to participate in many overseas assignments.
Robert Chicoine was the first General Manager of the The Semex Alliance, and his name will forever be linked to the worldwide recognition of Canadian genetics.
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Semex Sires Dominate 10th Mercolactea Show In Argentina

It was an unforgettable show for Semex in Argentina at the 10th edition of Mercolatea. Semex sires set a new record for champion titles claimed.

International phenomenon Braedale Goldwyn claimed six champion titles, which easily made him Premier Sire of the Show.

Other Semex sires with class winners included: 0200HO01677 Regancrest Dolman, Wilcoxview Jasper, Comestar Lee, 0200HO03067 Pursuit September Storm *RC, Hartline Titanic, Comestar Stormatic, Comestar Outside and 0200HO00113 Cedarwal Spirte.
The Grand Champion & Best Udder of Show was Comestar Outside daughter, Reforma 2634 Vanina Outside. Res. Grand Champion was by Comestar Leader, Pepe Nazarena Leader and Hon. Mention was Centennial 2927 Freeman.
Congratulations to all the exhibitors at the 10th Mercolatea!
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Semex Works In Portugal!

S. Miguel is the largest island in the Azores, the Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The agriculture economy is milk production and cows are on pasture year round. The passion for good cows is high and the local dairymen breed them, using the best genetics possible, as they are not allowed to import replacements from the mainland.
For many years, Semex genetics have been in great demand with dairymen recognizing Semex sires as delivering long-lasting cows that produce well effortlessly.
At the annual show held on May 14-16, dairymen from around the island presented their best. Semex sires had a great day capturing more than 50% of the first five places in all classes, with a variety of great Semex sires doing very well including: 0200HO03067 Pursuit September Storm *RC, Braedale Goldwyn, 0200HO03315 Braedale Pagewire, 0200HO04779 R-E-W Buckeye, 0200HO04820 Fortale Lomax, 0200HO05024 Dudoc Mr Burns *RC, Wilcoxview Jasper, 0073HO09945 Comestar Manager, 0072HO01758 Comestar Lheros, 0200HO01677 Regancrest Dolman, 0200HO04674 Poly-Kow Mailing, Canyon-Breeze Allen, Summershade Inquirer and Comestar Stormatic.
Goldwyn was the winning sire of the heifer show, siring the Calf Champion who was also the Overall Jr. Champion and two more class winners. A Dolman daughter was named Heifer Champion. Additionally, Goldwyn sired the winners in the first two milking cow classes.
In the Best Udder class three of the four competitors were Semex sired. The winner was a 6 Yr Old Stormatic, followed by an Inquirer who had won the 5 & 6 Yr Old Class and a Canyon-Breeze Allen that was the winner of the 3 & 4 Yr Old Class. At the end of the day, the Stormatic was Grand Champion and the Inquirer was Res. Grand Champion.
Congratulations to all exhibitors for their passion for quality genetics!
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Semex Alliance Announces New Distributor In Finland

The Semex Alliance, a leading global genetics company, is pleased to announce that Semex Finland is Semex’s distributor in Finland effective immediately.
Semex has enjoyed a successful relationship with dairymen in Finland through a distributorship provided by Semex Sweden. For over 10 years, Semex Sweden has cultivated relationships with the Finnish dairyman, building a new dairy culture in Finland.
“In 1998 I started using Semex sires on my own herd,” says Semex Finland General Manager, Sari Alhainen. “I have been so pleased with the results that I wanted to make Semex genetics more widely available to Finnish farmers. Working with Semex Sweden I began marketing Semex’s lineup and our Promate™ mating program. The results from Semex Sweden’s efforts are remarkable, and we are all very proud of this development.”
A family run business, Ms. Alhainen will run Semex Finland with her three sons.
“Sari is an extremely passionate ambassador for Semex,” says Brad Sayles, Semex Alliance Vice President, Global Marketing. “Finland has 300,000 dairy cows with Ayrshires being most prevalent. Semex’s balanced breeding philosophy is very appealing to these dairymen who demand cows that milk well, are long-lasting with healthy udders and have good feet & legs. We are thankful for Semex Sweden’s dedicated work and have no doubt Semex Finland will continue to grow our business.”
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Semex Photo Contest

It's not too late to enter! Semex is looking for new, exciting photos to use in Semex promotions such as calendars, posters, brochures, website and much more.
In 2009 almost 250 photographs from 17 different countries, including New Zealand, Australia, the UK, France, Spain, Hungary, Brazil, Denmark, the Netherlands, Colombia, Belgium, Germany, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, the USA and Canada were vying for top honours, visually proving how Semex Works Everywhere!

This year’s categories are as follows:
• PEOPLE AND THEIR SEMEX COWS
• LANDSCAPES WITH SEMEX COWS

Preference will be given to photographs that include cows and will be judged on composition, quality and character of image, suitability and/or creativity in relation to a category theme and overall impression of the photo.

Prizes will be awarded in each category as follows: 1st Prize: $200; 2nd Prize: $100; 3rd Prize: $50 (Canadian dollars). All entries must be received by August 1, 2010.
Visit www.semex.com to enter and to access full contest rules, terms and conditions.
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Semex Sires Canada's Fourth EX-97 Holstein Cow

Quality Carlton Pam EX-97-6E 2* has become Canada’s newest EX-97 point cow! Sired by Semex's Gillette Carlton Pam will be 12 years old in July and has 1 Superior Lactation Award and has over 93,000 kgs to date lifetime. Pam was Nom. All-Canadian 5 Yr Old in 2003 and has two EX and five VG daughters.
Joining an 'All-Semex' group, Pam is the fourth EX-97 cow in Canada and the first to be bred & owned. Pam has elite company as an EX-97 cow in Canada joining the RWF and WDE Champion Thrulane James Rose (by Shoremar James), the All-American and All-Canadian Bruynland Storm Kendra (by Maughlin Storm) and Davidsons Raider Bronze (by Hanoverhill Raider).
Showing true longevity and profitability, each of these Semex sired individuals have tremendous lifetime production totals, averaging over 98,000 kgs to date!
Congratulations to Pam's owners Quality Holsteins of Woodbridge, Ontario, owned Paul & Ari Ekstein.
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