Polled & Genetics
Please contact Mark Rodgers
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Mark Rodgers advocates 100% polled herds promoting animal well-being.
A former dairy co-op Board Member and a leading breeder of registered polled Holsteins, Mark established a herd of 25% polled milk cows with 100% polled heifers. Three of his polled bulls, entered the AI industry. They previously ranked #1 or #2 in their respective categories in the world.
The Holstein association acknowledged his achievements with the Outstanding Holstein Breeder Award, and his 15th consecutive Progressive Genetics Award. The National Dairy Shrine recognized him with the inaugural Progressive Producer Award.
Mark is available to consult on innovative approaches integrating polled cattle breeding programs - improving animal well-being by facilitating the elimination of mechanical dehorning.