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  Sire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, the sire of a mule would be a donkey, and the dam of a mule would be a horse.
Sire is used as a form of address and title for a man of rank or authority, equivalent to Lord or Prince.
According to the Department of Canadian Heritage, the title of sire is given in conversation with a male monarch (king or emperor).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sire   (209 words)

 Sire Records - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1970s, Sire transformed itself into a large independent record label and went on to sign artists from the burgeoning punk and NYC "no wave" scenes, including The Ramones, The Dead Boys and Talking Heads.
After a brief period of distribution by ABC Records, Sire was acquired by Warner Bros. Records in 1976.
Sire and Stein are credited for starting the professional career of Madonna (when he signed her in 1982) and Ice T (who signed to the label 1986).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sire_Records   (235 words)

 SIRE - Houston's Therapeutic Equestrian Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
SIRE is one of over 700 therapeutic riding centers in the United States.
SIRE is one of only 177 of those centers that has received Premier Accreditation by the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA).
Today, SIRE has two locations in the greater Houston area: one in Hockley, west of Tomball, and another in the Spring area, east of I-45 and north of FM 1960.
sire-htec.org /home.htm   (279 words)

 Sire Reference Schemes
A sire reference scheme is a group of breeders who get together and agree on using the same sire or sires to breed a portion of their flock.
A sire reference scheme: increases the accuracy of across flock evaluations for the flocks involved in the scheme, provides the genetic advantages of a much larger flock and provides the opportunity to nominate animals as a reference ram which may provide benefits of semen sales in the long-term.
Sire reference schemes will be able to make changes to their product faster than an individual flock because of the larger animal numbers that are comparable for selection and the ability to use an individual animal to breed ewes in many different flocks.
www.omafra.gov.on.ca /english/livestock/sheep/facts/info_sireref.htm   (1080 words)

 Sire: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sire is a term for the father (or genetic species providing sperm) of a creature, EHandler: no quick summary.
Sire is used as a form of address and title for a man of rank or authority, EHandler: no quick summary.
(a vampire's sire is the vampire that turned him or her into a vampire.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/si/sire.htm   (189 words)

 G2032 Understanding and Using Sire Summaries: BIF Fact Sheet, MU Extension
Sire evaluation in the beef industry has become a sophisticated procedure developed through experience, research, improved statistical procedures and the development of high-speed computers.
Sire summaries use the term Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) to express the genetic transmitting ability of a sire.
However, the performance of a large group of calves by a sire should be similar to his EPD value.
muextension.missouri.edu /xplor/agguides/ansci/g02032.htm   (2525 words)

 Sire - Home
SIRE is een onafhankelijke stichting die zich ten doel stelt onderbelichte maatschappelijke onderwerpen publiekelijk aan de orde te stellen, bespreekbaar te maken en te agenderen bij burgers,opinieleiders en besluitvormers.
SIRE wil wakker schudden en mensen aan het denken zetten en doen beseffen dat bepaalde kwesties niet uit het oog verloren mogen worden.
SIRE heeft geen banden met de overheid of andere organisaties.
www.sire.nl   (98 words)

 Popular Sires
Sometimes a sire will be so heavily used that, decades hence, breeders may not even be aware of how closely bred their animals are because the dog no longer appears on their pedigrees.
Since sons and grandsons of popular sires tend to become popular sires the trend continues, resulting in further decrease and even extinction of some genes while others become homozygous throughout the breed.
Owners of such sires should give serious consideration to limiting how often that dog is used, annually, through its lifetime and on into the future, if frozen semen is stored.
www.canine-genetics.com /Popular_sires.htm   (1349 words)

 Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sire Records was formed in 1966 by record entreprenuers Seymour Stein and Richard Gottehrer.
Sire was the label to boost American punk bands like Ramones, Talking Heads, and Richard Hell & the Voidoids, only to call them new wave in an effort to make them seem less antagonistic and more marketable.
Sire licensed some of the most groundbreaking European electronic pop: the Normal's "Warm Leatherette," Telex's "Moskow Diskow," Soft Cell's "Tainted Love." Sire was the favored American label of '80s Anglophiles, importing the Smiths, Echo & the Bunnymen, and Aztec Camera, and later, prime shoegaze bands My Bloody Valentine and Ride.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,3406434,00.html   (682 words)

 ADGA Sire Development Program
Sire development programs have been the primary source of genetic improvement in the dairy cattle industry.
A sire development program is needed for several reasons.
In order to furnish genetic information for the proofs of the young sires, owners of daughters of the young ADGA-SDP bucks also need to be on DHI test and to have those daughters appraised.
adga.org /SD/SireDevelopment.htm   (1827 words)

 Select Sires Inc. - Sire Fertility, Part 1
The ERCR is based on a non-return rate, which means if the cow is not once inseminated, the sire code is identified that the cow has not been re-inseminated after a period of time (usually 90 days), and they assume that the cow is pregnant to the last sire reported.
So, the estimates are not absolute estimates of exact sire fertility, but on a relative basis, when you compare one sire to another, which is done much like sires are compared for our PTA or milk, or any other trait which we have a predicted transmitting ability, the relative differences among sires is quite accurate.
What is unique about the sire fertility estimates that are made there, which are being put together in cooperation with Dr. Kent Wigel at the University of Wisconsin, is that these sire fertility estimates are based on actual pregnancy outcomes.
www.selectsires.com /radio/reproductive_2004_0916.html   (372 words)

 BeefTalk: Sire Power is Important Part of Successful Beef Enterprises
Once a sire is placed with the cows, approximately 285 days later, the cow herd numbers expand.
Calf ABD is kept as a replacement, and becomes cow ABD and is bred to sire E. In the spring of 2000, cow ABD gives birth to calf ABDE.
The genetics of the sire, grandsire and great grandsire should all be stacking up to produce the kind of cattle that meet the benchmark values for an individual producer and the industry.
www.ext.nodak.edu /extnews/newsrelease/2001/061401/02beefta.htm   (485 words)

 Herd Sire Selection From My Point of View
I choose a herd sire prospect that is sired by a bull that is well known (in pedigree and production) and has sired a sufficient number of calves to evaluate their performance.
Although he was bred to cows with the criteria to produce herd sires, I would not choose a herd sire prospect from this calf crop.
It is mandatory that the sires selected for future use within a program excel in the traits that are most important to the particular ranch objective or marketing strategy.
www.luckysnlranch.com /articles/31.html   (4047 words)

 Jump Sire Line Charts
Marco (Godolphin Arabian), sire of Grand National winner Sprig, sire-line grandsire of top National Hunt sire My Prince (sire of 3 Grand National winners and Cheltenham specialist Easter Hero), and broodmare sire of leading National Hunt sire Cottage (sire of 3 Grand National winners), the latter also broodmare sire of Holstein founder Cottage Son.
In the case of Grand National winners, it should be noted that 14 winners can be traced to half-bred mare families, in other words mares whose ancestors were not all registered thoroughbreds, and the dams of another 22 can not be traced beyond a couple of generations.
Thoroughbred sires with major influences on warmblood breeding, now so prevalent in international jumping competitions, have also been included, along with some of their warmblood sons and some examples of the sons' progeny.
www.tbheritage.com /HistoricSires/JumpSiresIndex.html   (461 words)

 Arabian sire lines
In common usage, however, we often identify the sire line by a prepotent sire in the line rather close up in generations to horses in current pedigrees.
The most common sire line in the genetic pool of the USA presently is Kuhailan Haifi, an original import to Poland.
This sire line is known for the production of outstanding broodmares and is often found wanting for truly outstanding sires.
www.willomar.com /page13.html   (853 words)

 Angus Sire Evaluation Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sire Evaluation Report - Complete documentation, tables and charts from the latest Sire Evaluation.
Sign Up To Be Notified When New Sire Evaluation Information Is Released.
Enter sire reg numbers to search for specific sires.
www.angus.org /sireeval/se_epd_search.cfm   (49 words)

 Charolais   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The AICA Terminal Sire Profitability Index utilizes economic and management descriptions of your ranching operation, along with EPD on available Charolais bulls to assist in identifying the most profitable sires for your unique operation.
For example, if sire A's index is $110.50 and sire B's index is $115.00, then we would expect Sire B's offspring to average $4.50 more net return ($115.00 - $110.50) than sire A's offspring.
It is important to remember that this is a Terminal Sire Index and should not be used as the sole selection tool for producing replacement females.
www.charolaisusa.com /TM/tabID__3432/tailored.aspx   (217 words)

 TPR - EPD - Sire Summary Report
In an effort to allow you to download the information more efficiently as well as give you the opportunity to retrieve only the information you are interested in, the sire summary has been broken up into four different files.
Together, all five files make up the complete sire summary that can be obtained in hard copy form from the association office.
The online sire selector will be updated with new EPD values after each analysis, but animals will only be added to or removed from the sire-summary listings after each Spring analysis.
www.hereford.org /AHA/tabID__3580/tailored.aspx   (525 words)

 Darro Miniature Horse Farm Reference Stallions
This sorrel with flaxen mane and tail along with his white star is the sire to our Grand Old Dam, the mare named NFCS Princess Caroline and the grandsire to her daughter Grace.
He was one of the main herd sires of the Wind Song Farm Miniatures until he was sold in or around the time of their dispersal sale.
He has sired 12 foals on the AMHA studbooks and he is a grandson of the famous immortal Dels Cowboy.
kennethparker_2.tripod.com /referencesires.html   (3906 words)

 Semex Alliance - Young Sire Search
The Semex Alliance is pleased to present its group of Holstein and Protein young sires who will receive a proof in the next 3 1/2 years.
This highly selected group of close to 1500 sires represents a good variation of pedigrees selected from the best genetics available.
All young sires are tested through a well-structured young sire proving program to allow the most reliable proofs.
www.semex.com /semex.cgi?lang=en&page=young.shtml   (75 words)

 Sire quotes & quotations
A male person commonly known in America as a "crowned head," although he never wears a crown and has usually no head to speak of.
What we employ and use is never an oppressive burden; what the moment brings forth, that only can it profit by.
sires, show in your life a remnant of their fires.
en.thinkexist.com /quotes/with/keyword/sire   (239 words)

 Enterprise Content Management and High Availability Software
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At SIRE Technology we can find you new answers to that challenge.
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www.sire.co.uk   (186 words)

 Thoroughbred Times Freshman Sire Contest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
For each individual entry, the final sire ranking for each of the three sires will be added together, with the entry with the lowest total number of points being the winner.
The deadline to enter the Freshman Sire Contest is April 1, 2006.
Gone West is obviously a very good sire of sires, and they're very well-balanced horses, the ones that I've seen.
www.thoroughbredtimes.com /freshman_poll/fpoll.asp   (2339 words)

 Super Sire Ltd. - Merino
He has all the attributes necessary for a special stud sire.
Richmond is a square, well spring sire with good finish.
HR7-280 is a tall long bodied sire with great conformation and balance.
www.toprams.com /meri.htm   (465 words)

 Baby Foal Show 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Her Sire is Green Cottage Ambassador, owned by Fiona Biddle, and Grandsire is Peveril Peterborough.
It's a colt and he is born the 22th of May. His sire is Priory Prickle and dam is Silverlea Bernadine (S: Silverlea Spotlight).
Shiraz was born in the early hours of the morning which was the end of a 4 night vigil for sisters Dawn Moses, Gill Walmsley and Jennie Guscott.
www.newforestpony.com /foal/foal2002.htm   (682 words)

 Sire Custodians Australia
SIRE CUSTODIANS LTD is the leading provider of Syndicate management and consultancy services to the Australian Thoroughbred Industry.
SIRE CUSTODIANS LTD currently holds the only unrestricted Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL No 223671) applicable to the thoroughbred industry, enabling it to act as Promoter and responsible entity of both Horse Racing and Horse Breeding (Stallion Syndicates) of any number of Shares and total cumulative share value.
SIRE CUSTODIANS LTD currently acts as the Responsible Entity of 30 Stallion Syndicates registered with ASIC as Managed Investment Schemes and the only Horse Racing Syndicates promoted and registered with ASIC as Managed Investment Schemes, including the 2000 share Sire Custodians Platinum Club No 1 Syndicate.
www.sirecustodians.com   (307 words)

 Sire LeSanto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A leading Sire of Premium Foals and mares, with bonits of 51, and a 9 for Type.
As a result of this, he was named the American Holsteiner Performance Sire of the Year for 1999.
StarChase filly R Mercedes was sired by Lesanto.
www.starchaseranch.com /Sire_LeSanto.htm   (436 words)

 Punknews.org | Against Me! sign to Sire Records
Sire Records was co-founded in 1966 by Seymour Stein and producer Richard Gottehrer.
In the 90s the label dissolved into Warner Bros and remained silent for a number of years, only to be resurrected in 2002 as a potential home for the Hives after they left Epitaph.
The strange thing is Sire Records is run out of a basement, by some dude and his moms...Huh, imagine that.
punknews.org /article.php?sid=14925&mode=nested&order=0&thold=-1   (12649 words)

 Mile High Alpacas - Herd Sire Alpacas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We believe that breeding your females to top quality studs is the quickest and most financially rewarding method for improve your herd.
Sired by nationally known fl "Peruvian Jaxon" AJ will certainly add value and marketability to your next crias.
His sire is one of Magical Farm's top Full Peruvian White Herd Sires, Peruvian Rolex.
www.milehighalpacas.com /herdsires.htm   (372 words)

 New York Sire Stakes
The New York Sire Stakes program strives to encourage racing and breeding in New York State.
It is the task of the Harness Horse Breeders to promote and facilitate this endeavor to develop the New York Sire Stakes as the premier state-bred program in the country.
Tioga Downs was issued a conditional, temporary license by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board on April 26.
www.nysirestakes.com   (271 words)

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