DIAMONDcuts eNEWS   -   March 2018

Besides investing in superior genetics as Select Sires and Accelerated Genetics customers, Rick and David Jones of Stevinson, CA are also seeing the benefits of an innovative investment made last summer. Jones Farms broke ground in July 2017 to install the first voluntary milking system in California. The new facility, featuring two DeLaval VMS automatic... Read More  

With spring training in the air, baseball is a great analogy for knowing what it takes to win in the area of cow transition! Effective management of the transition period sets the stage for the cow's subsequent lactation production and reproductive performance. As in baseball it takes more than a single, double or triple to...
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Here's how to keep All West/Select Sires at the top of your news feed

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, recently released a big announcement beginning with, "One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent." Specifically, the Facebook algorithm is changing with the goal of showing users fewer posts from businesses, brands, and media and more from family and friends. Read More

February 23-24, 2018 in San Francisco, CA
Each year, we look forward to gathering the All West/Select Sires directors and delegates. This year, our Annual Meeting was held in San Francisco, CA on February 23-24, 2018. Beyond the standard business meetings with financial reports, elections and department presentations, the group had the pleasure of hearing from several special guest speakers. Read More

I absolutely love the All West Paste or "AWP"!  I swear by it.  It's the only paste we use here.  It is actually part of are protocol for any sick calves over a month of age.  The only reason I do not use AWP in younger calves is because its rare for me to have... Read More

A dog, a skateboarder and a vegan were waiting for a plane.  It sounds like the beginning of a great joke, doesn't it?  But sadly, it's a true story.  As I was waiting to board a red-eye flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia, I was watching this random group of strangers interact.  The dog was... Read More

Mar. 7-9 Deming, WA All West A.I. School instructed by Larry Nootenboom
Mar. 14 Hanford, CA Parreira Breeding Service Daughter Tour - hosted by Mike Parreira & All West/Select Sires
Mar. 17 Monroe, WA 25th Annual Springtime Youth Calf Sale at Evergreen State Fairgrounds
Mar. 21 Abbotsford BC The Westcoast Classic Sale, 6:00pm at Abbottsford Exhibition Park
Mar. 22 Abbotsford BC BC Holstein Spring Show, 9:00am at Abbottsford Exhibition Park, Mike Berry, Snohomish, WA, judge
April 3 Sire Summary Release Date
April 7 Turlock, CA Central Valley Dairy Field Day hosted by California Jersey Cattle Association
April 11 Visalia, CA Western Video Market Sale, Wyndham Visalia
April 12-14 Visalia, CA National Dairy Challenge
May 7-11 Boise, ID Select Sires National SMS Training Conference
May 28 Memorial Day - All West offices closed
Jun. 1-2 San Luis Obispo, CA Cal Poly Classic Sale
July 4 Independence Day - All West offices closed
Jul. 9-11 Reno, NV Western Video Market Sale, Nugget Casino Resort
Aug. 7 Sire Summary Release Date
Sept. 3 Labor Day - All West offices closed
Oct. 12 Pismo Beach, CA Teixeira Cattle Co. Sale by the Sea, hosted by Thousand Hills Ranch
Nov. 13-15 Indianapolis, IN DCRC Annual Meeting at the Westin
Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving - All West offices closed
Dec. 4 Sire Summary Release Date
Dec. 25 Christmas Day - All West offices closed

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