German Genetics International GmbH (GGI) represents seven leading German cattle breeding organizations in the global market for cattle genetics.
GGI is a competent partner for all questions about cattle breeding, farm management and supports animal husbandry and A.I. organizations all over the world in the development and improvement of breeding programs as well as in the supply of all material necessary for artificial insemination.
GGI combines the experience of more than 1,000 employees of its member organizations with the expertise of agricultural universities and research facilities and makes it available to customers worldwide.
For almost 20 years, GGI has been offering cattle breeders in more than 70 countries in the world access to the entire range of German breeding programs characterized by variety and reliability. Genetics offered worldwide by GGI meet the desires of German and international cattle breeders for cows known for production and longevity with functional conformation and good health traits as well as excellent fertility.
The breeding values of the bulls offered by GGI are based on independent, state-controlled data collection and processing, meeting all international standards or even exceeding them. Registration, milk recording and breeding value estimation are carried out consistently across Germany according to laws and rules.
When it comes to cattle breeding,
Germany is No.1 in the world:
The potential of GGI is based on the largest registered herd book population of Holsteins and Red Holsteins, the most complete and biggest reference sample of daughter proven sires as background for genomic selection, one of the oldest herd books and one of the most comprehensive breeding programs worldwide.
Sire catalogue 2016/2017
GGI − German Genetics International GmbH is the international export marketing body of the seven leading German breeding organizations, representing these on the international market. As well as a wide range of sires of beef, dual purpose and other dairy breeds, we offer, in particular, high-class Holstein and Red Holstein genetics. In co-operation with our competent partners worldwide, GGI offers breeders from all over the world access to the entire potential of German Holstein breeding. Moreover, GGI is a reliable partner for all aspects of cattle breeding and management. All sires offered are tested with high reliability and accuracy, based on the worldwide leading estimation model for breeding values. This applies to daughter proven sires as well as to only genomic tested young bulls.
The German breeding philosophy is clearly reflected in GGI’s product range. This includes high milk production with good components, good conformation with excellent feet & legs and functional, healthy udders as well as high fertility and great longevity. The aim is an efficient, healthy, trouble-free cow that gives high production under a variety of housing conditions over many lactations.
Please contact GGI or our international partners because using the best GGI sires you will always be on the right track!