Uwe Jerathe
Schöne Aussicht 3; D-65193 Wiesbaden
Mobil: (+49) 160 / 53 15 666

Wagyu breeding is our passion. Our ambition is to select the best Wagyu genetics for you. Take advantage from our breeding animals, embryos and semen.

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We have already had very good contacts with Australian breeders for more than 10 years. Therefore we are pleased to be able to offer you today exclusively this Wagyu genetics from one of our partners. At the moment there are two bulls available, which belong to the absolute top genetics with their outstanding values! The delivery is expected to start in November 2020.

Mayura Pioneer (ADBFP0879)

The sire of this bull has the highest SRI (Self Replacing Index)  of $346 worldwide - Mayura Itoshigenami Jnr! A portion of his semen costs over $30,000 at the last auction in Australia! He has consistently delivered the best results in meat production for years. Mayura Pioneer is a direct son of this bull and introduces Itozuru Doi TF151 through the dam's side as well as Hikohime which is well proven in breeding. This combination turns him into a top sire in Wagyu breeding. As far as we know, he is the only available bull which is directly descended from Mayura Itoshigenami Jnr. and is free from known genetic disorders.
This bull has an SRI of $244 - with top genotypic values for RibEye (+6.1), marbling (+2.4) and marbling fineness (+0.29). A MUST HAVE for all breeders who want to improve these genotypical values and want to have the worldwide No. 1 bull Mayura Itoshigenami Jnr in their pedigree!

List price 215 € net per straw - for pre-order until September 30, 2020 only 195 € net per straw!

Q122 (LTCFQ122)

This bull is the worldwide no. 12 in the Australian herdbook with an SRI of $313! You will currently not find any bull in the EU with a higher breeding index than this son of the outstanding Sumo Cattle Michifuku 154.
On the dam's side, TF 148 Itoshigenami as well as Kitateruyasudoi are added - two sires known for top values in marbling and fineness! He is free of all genetic disorders! Q122 is an absolute "allrounder". He descends milk, a high carcass weight (+36), but also very good values for RibEye (+3.5), marbling (+1.9) and fineness (+0.41) - a very rare combination!
After only 316 days he already had a weight of 370 kg - this suggests values that further improve the genomic breeding values over time. A MUST HAVE for all breeders who wants to have the genetics of a top 1% bull of the Australian Herdbook in their stock!

List price 165 € net per straw - if pre-ordered until September 30, 2020 only 155 € net per straw!

Our exclusive partner for Ireland + UK is Luke Smith - Nobleherd - Phone: +447515874609.

Breeding Wagyu since 2006

Since 2006 I have been breeding Wagyu. The legendary Kobe cattle enjoys as beef in the top restaurants in Japan and the United States as a delicacy an outstanding reputation. In Europe is a growing awareness of foodies as well!

The myth according to the Wagyu be massaged in Japan every day and get beer in the feed in order to develop the marbling. This can done without it! The genetic predisposition is available, a high caloric feed regimen also contributes to the quality of the exclusive meat product.

Benefit from the experience - I can support you! If you are interested in semen, embryos, recipient cows with fullblood embryos and livestock, please look under "embryos and livestock"! In May 2007, the first Wagyu fullblood calve was born.

The genetic pool has been expanded by importing bulls from the US systematically, so a good starting point for further breed development is given. Furthermore, I have Wagyu fullblood semen imported from Australia. Especially remarkable is the bull Yasuzane, who was bred by Barbara Benjamin (Goshu Wagyu). This father is of Yasufuku Jr. (son of Yasufuku, one of the most famous bulls in Japan) and maternal Chikazuki, whose parents are Takazakura (good marbling and size) and Suzutani 976 (probably the best cow that has ever left Japan). The best conditions for further breeding!

In the meantime, you can find animals from our breed in many other herds, not only in Germany but also in Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Czech Republic, Hungary, England an Northern Ireland.

It is all about the breeding Wagyu cattle:

Wagyu Breeding Advice also for starters and beginners: We advise you on the breeding and genetics of Wagyu cattle, bulls and Wagyu heifers, starting with Wagyu sperm, embryo transfer, Wagyu embryos and Wagyu insemination.

As a competent partner for breeding, we are available for all questions about

    • Wagyu pregnancy, juveniles, polled wagyus and oxen
    • breeding, e.g. purebredness and crossbreeding, e. g. Fullblood, Purebred, Crossbreed and F1 Breeding and the subject of predatory breeding
    • Genetic peculiarities, but also the feeding of the animals, are topics with detailed information on our site

Learn more about the Wagyu program for breeding, learn about Wagyu DNA testing, Wagyu marketing, cost effectiveness and our prices.

Two of our Top-Bulls 

Hirashiget WG045

Hirashiget WG045 has a SCD: AA and a Tenderness of 6! Free of known genetic disorders!

The father of this new breeding bull is Hirashigetayasu, one of the "Foundation Sires" from Westholme. His father Dai 20 Hirashige is linebred to Kedaka and has in Japan an outstanding number of offsprings 75.000! There is a lot of growth potential as well as marbling potential due to Tayasu-Doi out of the Tajiri-line. The mother is Sanshiga, a high Tajima cow, weighing by scale 1500 pounds. Sanshiga has every notable sire in her pedigree: Sanjirou, Shigeshigetani, Haruki II, Michifuku, JVP Fukutsuru 068, and she has the greatest cow ever to leave Japan, Suzutani, on both sides of her pedigree and another great Dam of the breed, Okutani, as well. Click here for semen offer!

 

Kiramusuko II

Premiere in Europe - semen from the first homozygous polled bull!

Purebred at the highest level - 98.44% Wagyu!

Worldwide, the breeding of polled Wagyu is on the rise! In Australia astronomical prices have been paid for one year - both for heterozygous and homozygous sires! In America, a bull was sold for $ 115,000 - a record amount! This was only topped by a Mayura Itoshigenami Jr. son in Australia for the absolute top price of $ 185,000.

SCD: VV - Tenderness: 9 - free of genetic disorders

Kiramusuko II is a very well-bred bull who brings excellent sires to his pedigree through his father BAR R Arimura 30B. The father of Arimura is BAR R 52Y. This bull was already used very often in Australia for breeding with very good results in terms of growth, milk production, good temperament, marbling and RibEye! The dam of Kiramusuko II is Kira WG010, who also has very old and original sires in her pedigree. Due to the diversity of ancestors, Kiramusuko II can be used for breeding in many Wagyu! Click here for more information and the semen offer!

 

Meat Contest

Steffen Schäfer organised the first Wagyu meat contest for the Wagyu Association Germany. A top-class jury chose the best meat in blind tastings. First place went to a 6 (!) year old cow that lived on Patrick Hecht's farm. Congratulations to Patrick and special thanks to Steffen for the execution!

As a breeder I am happy that the animal was bred from one of my embryos!

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Heterozygous polled heifer auctioned for 8.000 € and embryo packages as well!