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09 Aug 2016

Stability overall coupled with launch of British Friesian genomics

Dairy breeds other than Holstein, which have their new genetic indexes published by AHDB Dairy today (9 August), see little change in the top five, with British Friesians seeing the emergence of just two new entrants.

09 Aug 2016

New Holstein rankings highlight butterfat, efficiency and fitness

The latest Profitable Lifetime Index (£PLI) genetic rankings for daughter-proven Holstein bulls, published today (9 August) by AHDB Dairy, continue to show a shift towards Fat and Protein improvers to help meet the requirements of changing milk contracts. A strong emphasis is also emerging on low maintenance costs and longer lifespans within the rankings.

09 Aug 2016

New No. 1 and the arrival of Supershot sons

A new number one, seven new entries and the arrival of sons of Cogent Supershot are the headines behind the latest top 10 of genomic young Holstein sires by £PLI, published today (9 August) by AHDB Dairy.

08 Aug 2016

Exciting News for the Premier Pedigree Open Day

Harry, Margaret, David and Louise Hodgson not only will be welcoming you to their farm in Burgh-by-Sands on Thursday 11th August for a full inspection and elite TAG Sale from top cow families, they are also raffling a calf at £10 a ticket – Wormanby Derby Marq.

08 Aug 2016

Alta Dairy Manager School

The next Alta Dairy Manager School in the UK scheduled for October 17-19.