2019 sees the introduction of four new traits in classification as well as three new composites. Meurig James, NBDC Head of Breed Development, explains the upcoming changes.
It’s only a few weeks until one of the greatest events on the global Holstein agenda: the European Show in Libramont, which will take place on the 12th and 13th of April in Libramont Belgium. A great event on the program is the EUROPEAN MASTERS SALE which will take place on the Friday night after the R&W show in the show ring. 68 lots are offered of huge quality and the United Kingdom can be proud to have 2 amazing lots in the sale catalogue!
Spring block calving producers who are still looking for service sires this season may be encouraged to see a brand new number one bull ranked on the AHDB Dairy Spring Calving Index (£SCI).
The ranking for daughter-proven Holstein bulls, published today (2 April, 2019) by AHDB Dairy, shows no change at the top with Larcrest Commend maintaining his lead with a Profitable Lifetime Index (£PLI) of £767.
A brand new number one genomic sire and two UK-bred half-brothers in the top 10 are amongst the highlights of the new Profitable Lifetime Index (£PLI) ranking, published today (2 April 2019) by AHDB Dairy.