ADCs top ranking
THE Animal Data Centre has released its latest update of genetic trends for bulls, cows and herds for each dairy breed. The ADC "blue book" also contains the top 100 UK proven bulls, the top 200 cows and lists the top Holstein bulls marketed in the UK ranked on ITEM. Also included are the top 1, 5, 10 and 20% genetic standards for bulls and cows and for the first time, herds, enabling comparisons to be made with national levels.
Also a first are individual summary books available for the Ayrshire, Jersey, Guernsey and Shorthorn breeds. *