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Danish Red Bull Most Popular in Nordic Countries

R Facet, the Danish Red bull with sexed and conventional semen available in the UK has proved the most popular sire among all the Red breeds within the Nordic countries home market. In 2011 0ver 64000 inseminations were made using his semen in 2011.

R Facet, the Danish Red sire, was the most popular bull among all the Red breeds in the Nordic home countries in 2011, with over 64000 inseminations in the year. Sexed and conventional semen is available in the UK through Nordic Semen UK.

R Facet, the Danish Red sire

Facet is a son of K Jerry and is ranked Number One for mammary and Number Two for both Daughter Fertility and Body traits within the Nordic Profile. DairyCobreeding+ proof figures report Facet at 424 kg milk, +.04 per cent butterfat, +.03 per cent protein, and -19 scc.

Craig Woodhams, sales manager with Nordic Semen UK says: “Facet is proving a really popular choice here in the UK too. The demand for sexed semen from him has been particularly strong and, when his first daughters start calving here over the next few months, I anticipate demand to rise further.”

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