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A member of the largest A.I. Federation in the world, NorthStar Cooperative delivers breed-leading Select Sires’ genetics and proven reproductive management services. Additionally, NorthStar partners with New Zealand based Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) to provide dairy producers with easy and local access to some of the best grazing genetics in the world.

Select Sires genetics offer great diversity, excel in industry index and fit a wide range of breeding goals. Maximizing genetic progress and minimizing the negative effects of inbreeding with Select Sires genetics in your herd can be easily done with the use of the Select Mating Service (SMS) or StrataGEN. Using research, computerized analysis and cow knowledge to create mating plans, NorthStar’s Dairy Programs Evaluators choose the program that best fits your goals.

NorthStar’s portfolio of reproductive services includes:  reproductive troubleshooting, records analysis, A.I. training, expertise using the Milk Pregnancy Test and professional A.I. Service. Reproductive Specialists custom design programs using visual heat detection, synchronization protocol management, A.I., data management, breeding data analysis and working with electronic heat and health monitoring systems. 

 Contact us to learn more about Genetic and Reproductive Services in your area.

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  • From Our Customers

    “With Scott (NorthStar Reproductive Specialist) managing the breeding program, our herd’s days to first service is much shorter and more consistent. Pregnancy rates have also improved.”

    ~ Ostrowski Farms, Eland, WI