Three Bs top the rankings

Select reliable, tested sires When he bred this trio of bulls, Ralph focused on selecting reliable, tested sires that offered good to very good maternal calving ease combined with a short gestation time. What most people do not know is that the Belgian Blue breeding activities at K.I. Samen started more than 12 years ago…

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The last can be the first!

Breeder Jan Poppe was already struck by Kayne’s potential at birth and even used him twice when he was still a young bull. Although Poppe Kayne (Jacuzzi x Board x Brekem) is on everyone’s radar and deservedly so, there is more to report. The majority of the red-and-white bulls climbed in the ratings and now…

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Grashoek Mareno

Grashoek Mareno offers a comprehensive ‘SAMEN’ pedigree featuring top K.I. Samen bulls. Grashoek Mareno offers a comprehensive ‘SAMEN’ pedigree featuring top K.I. Samen bulls Bill x Maik x Jorryn. Maik and Jorryn are both currently producing numerous cows with yields of 100,000 litres, while various sons by Maik, such as Malki, Repairman and Geronimo rf…

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Big Malki in stal

Big Malki really has proven in practice what others promised! A bull’s impact is often determined by the genetic contribution he makes to the breed, especially regarding milk production, conformation and longevity, which are important breeding traits. Where others made promises, Malki delivered the proof in practice. Cows that are on average a year older…

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Ultimate satisfaction for farmers with Tobor daughters

Tobor dochters Marianne 358, Marianne 359 en Marianne 361

Unique aAa code 156 contributes width and balance A bull with unique features, Valor Tobor (TopGear x Commander x Beacon) with his aAa code of 156was born in Luxembourg. His maternal line originates in Italy and was further developed in Germany.He shares an ancestry with reliable, proven breeding bulls, who are all top of the…

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Cow power!

more hp

Practical cows (more hp) are balanced A balanced build is what makes a practical cow HP. This is the key to long-lasting and highly productivecows. To create balanced cows, K.I. Samen’s breeding programme carefully considers the three mainreasons for culling. Poor fertility, claw health (legs) and udder health are the most important factorsthat determine whether…

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The 305-day daughter production figures of K.I. Samen in practice

daughter production in 305 day list It’s very interesting to see what actually happens in practice and to look back at the results of thedaughters for each bull. And it’s worth noting that some bulls perform better in practice than thefigures on their own suggest. Download the list of the milk testing year August 2022-…

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Succesvolle grasdag met een drukbezochte stierenpresentatie

BALANCED DAIRY COWS AND IMPRESSIVE PARADE OF BULLS at the successfull grasdag 2023 Progeny group Bonhill Dex van de Peul Dex made many farmers enthusiastic during the bull presentation and his daughters made a very worthy debut during the successful grasdag 2023 event. These nicely developed heifers have a well-balanced skeleton. The udders showed their…

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Focus on what’s important

Dochtergroep (v. Valor Tobor)

Belgian Blue increasingly important K.I. Samen expects that farmers will increasingly turn to Belgian Blue bulls for breeding. For more than 25 years, K.I. Samen has invested in its Belgian Blue beef on dairy breeding programme. The leading positions are dominated by the Dutch proven bulls from K.I. Samen with high calving ease and short…

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