Golden genetics for efficient milk production

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16
Aug
2016

With milk prices under pressure, farmers need easy to manage cows that produce milk, fat and protein in a very efficient way. The US-based Holstein line-up are ready to support farmers in this quest. Bulls like Hotline, Everest, Solar and Harley are new front runners in this field.

With the second position in the Canadian rankings and 2731 TPI, Peak Hotline-ET (Hotrod x Mogul,) is a high ranking bull from CRV. Hotline transmits excellent type (3.2 PTAT) with great udders (2.84) and feet and legs (2.37). His daughters will have excellent milk production (+1311 lbs) with high components (+0.17% fat and +0.07% protein) and first rate production efficiency (Better Life Efficiency +6%).

Scoring +12% Peak Everest-ET (Yoder x Massey, 2674 TPI) is a champion for production efficiency. This great efficiency score is mainly thanks to his extremely good milk inheritance (+1532 lbs) combined with a long productive life (5.7 PL). Daughters of Everest will also produce milk with high components (+ 0.12% fat and +0.02% protein). With 2.36 PTAT, Everest sires great type with excellent feet and legs (2.35 FLC).

Also sky high for efficiency (+10%) is Peak Solar-ET (Monterey x Supersire, 2624 TPI). He passes on very good longevity (5.9 PL) and milk production (+1332 lbs) with positive components (+0.06% fat) and +0.03% protein). Thanks to a score of +8% for Better Life Health, Solar daughters will be easy to manage as well.

Peak Harley-ET (Monterey x Mogul, 2611 TPI) is another Monterey son who combines good milk production (+1143 lbs) with high components (+0.11% fat and +0.05% protein). Harley also transmits a great type (2.97 PTAT) with very good udders (2.56) and feet and legs (2.58). His progeny will be big, strong and healthy (+6%) cows.

 

Efficient producers with strong daughter-tested genetics

With over 10,000 daughters in production, Delta G-Force (Man O Man x Jordan, 2373 TPI) still maintains a strong position in the international top-100 TPI list. G-Force daughters produce milk with a very high efficiency (+9%) and high components (+0.13% fat and +0.10% protein).

Leida 464 (s. G-Force)

Leida 464 (s. G-Force)

Daughters of Willem’s Hoeve R Browning (Snowman x Ramos, 2364 TPI) produce plenty of milk (+1463 lbs, with +0.04% fat and +0.00% protein) in a very economical way (Better Life Efficiency +9%). Browning also sires tall, strong cows with very good feet and legs (+2.36 FLC) and very good udder health (2.65 SCS).

Progeny group of Browning

Progeny group of Browning

Daughters of Vekis Chevrolet (Freddie x Planet, 2284 TPI) maintain his production proof on an excellent level of +1525 lbs of milk with a very high production efficiency (+8%). They are medium sized dairy cows with excellent hoof health (105).

AK Froukje 428 (s. Chevrolet)

AK Froukje 428 (s. Chevrolet)