Newly released Cogent Desmond has immediately
shot in at number 5 on the UK updated Profitable Lifetime Index
(PLI) rankings of available UK proven Holstein Bulls.
Outerford Desmond Ingrid
This new production specialist with +706kgs Milk +0.08% Fat, +0.09%
protein and +1.2 Type Merit has an outstanding PLI of +£204.
This superb production, the ability to reduce somatic cell counts
and increase daughter lifespan by 0.2 lactations are all focused
to achieve better dairy cow fitness through breeding.
Desmond is a R Marshall son bred from 2 generations of nucleus
proven dams, from the famous Ladys-Manor Terri family that bred
the renowned Winchester & Wildman.
Progeny evaluator Katie Miller states, “Desmond daughters
are powerful cattle with the will to milk combined with the ability
to carry extra condition. These wide chested and rumped cattle
are ideal for modern dairy systems with good udders, legs and feet
topped by super management traits and calving ease.
Desmond is now available at a special introductory price of £12/
straw to Visions members and £20 to non members.
Roumare adds more daughters to his proof making
him climb up the type rankings to No 5 at +3.2TM.
This international sire of sons excels for dairy strength, feet & legs
and udders with exceptional production. C’est magnifique!
Netherside Dynamo remains the highest milk bull
in the breed with positive fat and protein percentages. This combined
with outstanding strength and locomotion and a TM of +1.9 makes
him an easily used bull.
Overside Dictator is on the move for production
again making a significant increase in his milk to +478kgs resulting
from his daughters level lactation curves. This Dellia sensation
really offers the complete package of type +2.1 TM, Production
+478kgs +0.12%%Fat +0.02%Protein and a world class pedigree.
Dalbytop Phil is proving to be a true all-rounder
with the August run confirming his position as one of the very
best daughter fertility bulls in the breed. Phil has hit
over 100 daughters in his proof; making a jump to 291kgs milk whilst
still offering exceptional fat (+0.17%) and protein (+0.06%). He
holds firm at +2.0 TM with +2.2 Udders and +1.9 legs and feet.
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