New type merit sees Mogul sons and grandsons rise to the top in December 2017 Holstein ranking lists
Daughter proven sires
Mr Moviestar Mardi Gras (Mogul x Planet) moves to the top of the UK type rankings with +3.64 Type Merit at 91% reliability. Combining good mammary and Legs & feet scores with moderate stature and positive chest width, he only has minor deviations for rear leg side and teat length.
Next up is another Mogul son with a similar type profile, TW Goodwhone, at +3.40 TM. In third place is by Ladys-Manor Lamar (Grafeeti x Superstition) with +3.38 TM and next is Lone-Oak-Acres Altaroble, the third Mogul son in the top 5 at +3.35 TM.
Fifth ranking among daughter proven bulls is the Italian All.Nure Secretariat (Numero Uno x Baxter), with positive teat length contributing to his +3.30 overall TM at 69% reliability.
Another Numero Uno son with positive teal length is Relough Danumero, now the top UK bred daughter proven bull, at +2.70 TM (82% Rlb).
Young genomic bulls
Stantons Applicable (Silver x McCutchen), the long standing leader among Young genomic bulls stays ahead of the pack at +3.35 TM (57% reliability). He is also the top Mammary bull in the breed at +3.84. Mogul grandson, Westcoast Lighthouse (AltaSpring x Distinction) is next up with +3.27 TM. The German bred Checkpoint (Commander x Meridian), another mogul grandson, is in third place at +3.20 TM. In fourth, and top UK bred bull, is Lissue Star (Galaxy x Jeeves) at +3.14 TM. The Top PLI bull in the breed, Mr Rubi-Agronaut, sees his Type Merit improve to +3.12, putting him in fifth among young genomic bulls on Type Merit.