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The History of the Power of Polled
June 29, 2013

Any job on your farm that you can’t do in front of a class full of school children or in the parking lot of a super-market, is a job that possibly won’t be tolerated in the near future. Growing political influence and consumer concerns regarding the welfare of animals has ensured the “POLLED” gene is rapidly growing in popularity.

Click here to read the the full Power of Polled article written by Claire Swale

Ever wondered about the history of Polled Holsteins?! Today’s polled animals can be traced back to cattle imported in the early 1900’s. Below is a link to a great article written by Dr. Larry W. Specht, Professor Emeritus of Dairy Science that was shared by Dairy Bulls Online.

Click here to read The History of Polled Holsteins.


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