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07 Aug 2018

Block-calver indexes extended to autumn

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.

07 Aug 2018

Legacy promises to lift Holstein breed

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.

07 Aug 2018

Proven sires stable despite index change

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.

07 Aug 2018

New blood challenges top positions in August 2018 Holstein ranking lists

New leader among the top type youngsters in the August 2018 proof run is...

Theme and dates announced for the 2019 British Cattle Breeders Club Conference 

‘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.