Cows on the 32 point rotary at Cotton Abbotts farm
Two years of selecting genomic bulls on a five-star transition index has shown each star rating on the Genus ABS Transition Right index is saving 4.8 days open for a Cheshire dairy unit. This means a five-star bull (five star equals best, one star equals worst) will have daughters in-calf almost 20 days sooner than a one-star bull at Cotton Abbotts, Chester, with the herd using a 4.4-star sire across heifers on average. See also: Care of transition cows brings […]