29 March 2002

Talisman semen available in UK

TOWERVIEW Acres Talisman, top World Wide Sires bull, has been released by Semen World on to the UK market.

By Robthom Integrity, Talisman (daughter pictured) offers +2.36 type, with +2.60 udder conformation. He has a PLI of £44, with +755kg of milk and 35kg of combined fat and protein.

His linear profile is said to show particular strength in his daughters high and wide rear udders at +3.33. He is also reported to be useful as an calving ease sire on maiden heifers. Semen costs £16/straw (0800-1613371, fax 01691-831179). &#42