PLAIN CITY, Ohio, – Wulf Cattle and Select Sires have teamed up to bring dairy customer−owners Breeding to FeedingSM, which connects beef supply and demand. Through the use of controlled crossbreeding, Wulf Cattle provides a guaranteed market and buy−back program for Wulf Limousin−sired calves. By developing a breeding plan with a Select Sires sales representative, dairies can use Limousin semen from homozygous black and homozygous polled sires on a section of their herd to effectively manage herd size and growth. Wulf Cattle purchases very young calves back from dairies at a predetermined, and often premium, price. Breeding to Feeding was honored with a Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award at the 2013 World Dairy Expo.
Limousin cattle are known for their calving ease, red meat yield and feedlot efficiency, making them a logical choice for a crossbreeding system. All Limousin and Lim-Flex® (Limousin x Angus) sires that enter this program have been hand−picked and are genetically designed to enhance dairy carcass value. Semen from these sires will be produced in Select Sires’ facilities and processed using the highest standards for quality and the most innovative technology available. For calving ease reasons, it is recommended to use Lim−Flex sires on Holstein animals and Limousin sires on Jersey cattle. Contact your local Select Sires sales representative to take advantage of this opportunity to add value to your calves.
Based in Plain City, Ohio, Select Sires Inc. is North America’s largest A.I. organization and is comprised of nine farmer−owned and -controlled cooperatives. As the industry leader, it provides highly fertile semen as well as excellence in service and programs to achieve its basic objective of supplying dairy and beef producers with North America’s best genetics at a reasonable price.