Young Genomics bulls
Stantons Applicable maintains pole position in the Holstein type rankings of the December 2016 proof run. The Silver son boasts +4.76 overall Type Merit (TM) score, with stellar scores for udder traits in particular. Next up with +4.08 TM is Silveridge V Allclass (1stClass x Doorman) and in third place is Stantons Motivator (Mogul x Fork) at +3.93 TM.
The top type UK bred young genomic bull remains Willsbro Abbott at +3.85 TM, good enough for 6th place among the young genomic group.
High-ranking newcomers to get their genomic result published for the first time this December include;
Peak AltaToohot (AltaHotrod x McCutchen) +3.69 TM
Blondin Zimmer Capture (AltaHotrod x Numero Uno) +3.67 TM
Lindenright Milehigh (High Octane x Bradnick) +3.67 TM
Wilt Emilio (Capital Gain x Yorick) +3.67 TM
Daughter proven sires
Mountfield Mogul confirms his status as the top UK daughter proven bull with 3.00 TM at 93% reliability. Mr Atwood Brokaw is now ranked second in this category at 2.69 TM, whilst Willsbro Ash (Shottle x Goldwyn) is the top UK bred bull with an improved score since August of +2.65 TM.
Sonnek Golddust (Gold Chip x Damion) is the new leader among the UK and International proven sires with +3.52 TM. Two interesting newcomers, Siemers Mogul Petty (Mogul x Explode) at +3.43 TM and Dallera Guapa (Super Large x Jeeves) with+3.05 TM, both appear in the top 10 among the international bulls.
The newly daughter proven Kirkby Jupiter (Deangate Centurion x Kirkby Emperor) is the new type leader among AI Available Friesian sires with 1.99 TM. Aintree Patrick (Blackisle Garve x Blackisle Glenalbyn) remains the top young genomic Friesian bull with 1.73 TM.
For an in-depth look at the December 2016 genetic evaluation results please visit; www.holstein-uk.org