A new Autumn Calving Index (£ACI) has been added to that for spring block-calvers, giving a full complement of tailored genetic ranking tools for dairy producers, whatever their management system.
A new wave of young Holstein sires is presenting dairy producers with unprecedented breeding opportunities, and this week’s publication of genetic evaluations by AHDB Dairy highlights newcomers at the pinnacle of the breed.
The proven Holstein sire rankings, published today by AHDB Dairy, present a picture of stability, with little reranking amongst the front-runners and the gradual appearance of a few young sires which were formerly in the genomic rankings.
New leader among the top type youngsters in the August 2018 proof run is...
‘Building the Brand to Promote Our Uniqueness’ is the theme for the next BCBC Conference, which will take place on 21st– 23rdJanuary 2019 at the Telford Hotel and Golf resort in Telford, Shropshire.