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beef 2017/18

THE SEMEX DIFFERENCE 1


A BUSINESS WITH LONG TERM VISION AND GENERATIONS OF EXPERTISE By utilising high quality beef sires you can generate more money from the dairy herd increasing the value of your calf-crop without sacrificing calving ease. We have an excellent line up selected to match the needs of your dairy and the UK growing demand for beef cross calves.

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MIXED SEMEN Norbreck Easy Angus – 2 AA bulls Norbreck Preg Maker – 1 Hereford + 1 Angus Norbreck Blue Power EX – 3 BB bulls

LIMOUSIN CHAROLAIS 11 Uptonley Living The Dream 16 Calvin Tomschoice Lexicon WELSH BLACK 12 Huntershall Gladiator 16 Rafon Huw ABERDEEN ANGUS BLONDE D’AQUITAINE 12 Tonley Pellegrini 17 Whistley Bell 13 Tofts Evergarth BRITISH / BELGIAN BLUE Rawburn Fastball 6 Seifion Cardi Goodyhills Emperor SIMMENTAL 14 Chyanhal Amos 7 Newpole Chalky White Derrycallaghan Ernest Round Hill Ice 8 Venal De Jauvelan HEREFORD Agile De La Praule 15 Solpoll 1 Kyle (Polled) 9 Greystone Impact Haven Jackal (Horned) Newton Blues Kracker 10 Boothlow Dynamo Cromwell Fendt

Semex has a specialist beef genetics consultant in Philip Halhead. Always available to advise on your beef requirements, call 07949 733747. 2


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BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

SEIFION CARDI

AI Code: BB1082 Sire: Seifon Ubiggan Dam: Seifion Petra • Cardi is a well proven star performer. Calves are born very easily and develop fast • High customer satisfaction means demand is high for this elite Blue bull • Customers selling Cardi calves for over £400 at just a few weeks old

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UK700906

500780

Meadow Quality Approved

BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

GOODYHILLS EMPEROR

AI Code: BB1217 Sire: Harpon De L’Orgelot Dam: Goodyhills Unice • Emperor is a breed leader for all growth & carcase traits • Outstanding calving ease; Emperor bred from four generations natural calving bloodlines • His sire, Harpon, is noted for muscle development - expect calves to make top prices

UK102885

700046


BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

NEWPOLE CHALKY WHITE

AI Code: BB1104 Sire: Janvier 8515 de Warichet Dam: Almeley Uvita

UK344206

400021

Meadow Quality Approved

BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

ROUND HILL ICE

UK175613

100001

AI Code: BB1349 Sire: As De Trefle Du Vanova Dam: Lukeroyal Winnifred

• Chalky White is the ideal bull for producing calves that sell for top prices within the first few weeks of life

• Ice is a perfect crossing bull for dairy cows

• Sired by Janvier, the bull noted in Belgium for muscle development

• Beautiful dark steel blue coloured calves that sell well

• High demand for semen in Denmark on dairy cows

• Great calves for all systems

• Easy calving is this bull’s trade mark

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BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

VENAL DEJAUVELAN

BE2-57482127

AI Code: BB1406 Sire: Hotelier De St Fontaine Dam: Hautesse 7476 De Jauvelan • Venal was imported from Belgium to provide extra muscle

AI Code: BB1405 Sire: Tenace De La Praule Dam: Questure La Praule

Excellent

• Probably the most complete BB bull to join our stud

OVER 200 SURVEYS 280

Average

OVER 200 SURVEYS

Excellent

2.3% Very Good

• These are market topping calves • Expect calving ease but very fast growth and muscle development

Good

281

Good

Average Calving Ease

8

• Will produce Blue/Roan coloured calves

Quality Calv es

Very Good+

Very Good+

Very Good

BE8-57807693

Excellent+

1.7%

• Expect calves to be small at birth • Ideal for dairy farmers selling calves at a young age

AGILE DE LA PRAULE

Gestation Calf Quality Length

(Days)

Coat Colour

Calving Ease

Gestation Calf Quality Length

(Days)

Coat Colour


BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

UK125185

GREYSTONE IMPACT

400284

AI Code: BB1402 Sire: Savant De Pierrecome Dam: Greystone Wonder • A new Savant son from the heart of the famous Greystone herd • We are excited to see the first calves on farm • Small calves at birth that grow with vigour

NEWTON BLUES KRACKER

UK107023

400661

AI Code: TBC Sire: Baron Du Bois Bauloye Dam: Newton Blues Ethel

Excellent

• A bull bred from easy calving bloodlines

OVER 200 SURVEYS 1.2%

279

• Expecting calves to be born easily but grow fast

Very Good

• Popular with farmers wanting to top markets across the UK with calves at young ages

Good

• Nicely marked saleable progeny • Greystone is renowned easy calvings and short gestation length

BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

Average Calving Ease

Gestation Calf Quality Length

(Days)

Coat Colour

• The sire Baron will pass on that dark blue colour to progeny of Kracker

Results expected early 2018 9


BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

BOOTHLOW DYNAMO

UK166109

400505

BRITISH/BELGIAN BLUE

CROMWELL FENDT

AI Code: BB1155 Sire: Hazelwood Freshman Dam: Boothlow Amanda

AI Code: BB1252 Sire: Wacko Van Het Beekhof Dam: Cromwell Darling

• Dynamo is ideal to produce very growthy calves that exhibit extra length

• Fendt provides dairy and beef farmers with a bull that produces extra quality

• Will give Black & White coloured calves from Holstein cows

• Calves winning Championships & top prices: Leyburn Spectacular 2016/Skipton Auction Spring 2016

• Calves sell for top prices

• Expect easily born calves and fast growth • Calves will be dark coloured if used on dairy cows

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UK203629

101013


LIMOUSIN

UPTONLEY LIVING THE DREAM

UK374686

200023

LIMOUSIN

TOMSCHOICE LEXICON

AI Code: LN2632 Sire: Uptonley Invincibull Dam: Plas Gold Dust

AI Code: TBC Sire: Kaprico Eravelle Dam: Tomschoice Icon

• Easy calving bloodlines, a Ronick Hawk grandson

• An easy calving son of Kaprico Eravelle

• A medium framed Limousin with good conformation

• Short Gestation length

• We expect this to be a Limousin sire suitable for heifers

• High Growth rates

UK124148

100356

• Expect lower birth weights • Calves that make a premium

Results expected summer 2017

Results expected early 2018 11


LIMOUSIN

HUNTERSHALL GLADIATOR

300379

ABERDEEN ANGUS

AI Code: AA1447 Sire: Blelack Evor H929 Dam: Tonley Princess K701

• Exciting Limousin sire bought for 32,000 gns now proving his worth

• Another easy calving AA bull from the Tonley ‘stable’

• Rossignol & Sympa are noted quality calf producers

• Good growth ideal for calf seller or rearer/fattening unit

Very Good

• First calves showing exceptional quality

• Most popular AA sire in 2016/17

Good

301180

200 SURVEYS

Excellent

281

• Very short Gestation length

2.0% Very Good+

• Early muscle development is Gladiator’s trade mark

UK520423

TONLEY PELLEGRINI

AI Code: LN2377 Sire: Rossignol Dam: Huntershall Dancer (s:Sympa)

• Calves born unassisted

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UK100649

Average Calving Ease

Gestation Calf Length Quality

(Days)

Coat Colour (Brown)


ABERDEEN ANGUS

UK561998

TOFTS EVERGARTH

AI Code: AA1496 Sire: Melview Gareth K053 Dam: Tofts Evergay L821 • First calves born easily • A traditional medium framed Angus • Built and bred for calving ease

302409

• Larger calves born to cows

280

• AA bull designed for use on cows for calves that compare with continental sires

Very Good

• Waiting for survey on heifers but expecting very suitable for maiden heifers

Good

• Short Gestation with great growth rates

Average

601844

• NOT SUITABLE FOR HEIFERS

100 SURVEYS 1.6%

RAWBURN FAST BALL

UK562106

AI Code: AA1381 Sire: Rawburn Dublin K218 Dam: Rawburn Flower K096

Quality Calv es

Excellent

ABERDEEN ANGUS

• Very fast growing progeny with extra muscle Calving Ease

Gestation Length

(Days)

Coat Colour

Expect completion summer 2017

• Highly saleable at a young age, market topping AA calves

Results expected late 2017 13


SIMMENTAL

UK383852

CHYANHAL AMOS

100049

AI Code: SG1074 Sire: Cairnview Snazzy Dam: Kilbride Farm Eunice 55T • Champion bull Royal Cornwall show 2011

• Cairnview Snazzy noted for easy calvings & high growth progeny

286

• Power, great locomotion and muscle combined in one package

Good

• Suitable for pedigree or commercial farmers

Average Calving Ease

14

• Son of famous Kilbride Farm Newry, bred from a cow sired by Raceview King

Very Good 2.2%

AI Code: SG1210 Sire: Kilbride Farm Newry Dam: Derrycallaghan Beauty 10 • Overall & Junior Champion Stirling Bull Sales Feb. 2015

200 SURVEYS

Excellent

Gestation Calf Length Quality

(Days)

Coat Colour (Mixed)

303354

175 SURVEYS

Excellent

285 Very Good 2.0% Good

Very Good +

• Full calving survey shows Amos as a premium calf producer

Meadow Quality Approved

UK948371

DERRYCALLAGHAN ERNEST 13

Very Good +

• New sire with easy calving bloodlines

Quality Calv es

SIMMENTAL

Average Calving Ease

Gestation Calf Length Quality

(Days)

Coat Colour


HEREFORD

UK933001

SOLPOLL 1 KYLE

327102

HEREFORD

HAVEN JACKAL

POLLED

HORNED

AI Code: H9385 Sire: Fisher 1 Charlie Dam: Soppoll 1 Scarlet H13

AI Code: H9429 Sire: Mawarra Vice Admiral Dam: Haven Lady Lynda 44th

• Fast growth also a trademark of Kyle

Very Good

1.2%

279 Excellent+

• Calves born without assistance

400750

• Jackal bred in the noted Haven herd

200 SURVEYS

Excellent Excellent+

• A polled Hereford with easy calving genetics throughout the pedigree

UK301650

• Calving ease is the trade mark of this pedigree • Growth traits and muscle scores are in the top percentiles – a breed leader

Good

Average Calving Ease

Gestation Calf Quality Length

(Days)

Coat Colour

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CHAROLAIS

FR0312

CALVIN

667973

AI Code: CH4301 Sire: IPHIS Dam: SAMBA

• Highly fertile Welsh Black bull

200 SURVEYS

Excellent 2.2%

• Easy-calving bull on commercial and pedigree cattle

286

Very Good

• High quality calves easily born • Not suitable for pedigree use – calves not eligible for registration in herdbook

• Welsh Black Cattle Society Bull of the Year 2011

Good

Average Calving Ease

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RAFON HUW

AI Code: WB1032 Sire: Brysgaga Erddyn 42nd Dam: Rafon Bronwen

Excellent+

• A premier French Charolais bull graduated from a 200 bull progeny testing scheme unique to French Charolais sires

WELSH BLACK

Gestation Calf Length Quality

(Days)

Coat Colour

UK703454

100048


BLONDE D’AQUITAINE

WHISTLEY BELL

AI Code: BL1021 Sire: Ulysse Dam: Whistley Nella

UK322828

700318

Meadow Quality Approved

HUNTERSHALL GLADIATOR

CROSS CALVES

• A modern Blonde bull producing small calves • Ideal for cows or heifers • Strong maternal traits, suitable for keeping heifer calves to rear

GOODYHILLS EMPEROR 17


GREYSTONE IMPACT

NEWPOLE CHALKY WHITE 18

GOODYHILLS EMPEROR


Quality Calv es Premium Calf Producers Equals Premium Sellers

AGILE DE LA PRAULE

Quality Calv es

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GENERATE MORE MONEY FOR YOUR DAIRY FROM BEEF By utilising high performance beef genetics you can increase the value of your calf crop without sacrificing calving ease and add a revenue source to your dairy. Semex Beef makes it easy with an excellent line-up to match the needs of your dairy and the growing demand for feeder calves.

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