Dairy Solutionz (NZ) Ltd has developed the KiwipoleTM a world leading tropical dairy
breed. Developed through natural breeding and introgression of
the Senepol slick gene, the breed is targeting a 100% Taurus animal that potentially
has the same heat tolerance as Indicus breeds, but without the negative milkability
traits that can present in the Indicus.
Evidence indicates the slick animals will produce up to 4 litres more milk per day
compared to non-slick Taurus, and also an improved calving interval of up to two
|Photography by Carl Finley|
An exemplar of the KiwipoleTM Cow
Offered in the U.S.A Through
*Female sexed semen made to order, so please allow appropriate lead time for bull quarantine and health testing protocols specific to your country.
- Guillermo Ortiz-Colón, Esbal Jiménez-Cabán, Jaime Curbelo-Rodríguez, Melvin Pagán-Morales, and José Pantoja-López
Differences between “Slick” Holsteins and “Wild type” Holsteins
- Mathew D. Littlejohn, Kristen M. Henty, Kathryn Tiplady, Thomas Johnson, Chad Harland, Thomas Lopdell, Richard G. Sherlock, Wanbo Li, Steven D. Lukefahr, Bruce C. Shanks, Dorian J. Garrick, Russell G. Snell, Richard J. Spelman & Stephen R. Davis.
Hayes BJ, Bowman PJ, Chamberlain AJ, Savin K, van Tassell CP, Sonstegard TS, Goddard ME:
Olson TA, Lucena C, Chase CC Jr, Hammond AC.