21 November 1997

TOP TYPE DUTCH BULL NOW AVAILABLE IN UK

HIGHEST type bull ever bred in Holland is now available in the UK, alongside two other Dutch newcomers, four from the US and four UK bulls – as listed in Genuss Sire Directory update.

Top type bull from the Dutch camp is Mascot son Southland Marker, which boasts a UK type merit score of 3.53, and £92 ITEM.

Marker is out of a Blackstar cow from the USs famous Sweet family, and is available at £30 a straw. Also from Holland is the Aerostar son Archibald – out of a Blackstar dam and with £105 ITEM and 2.24 UK type merit. He is priced at £22 a straw. Novalis is another newcomer from Holland. By Target and out of Delta Esmeralda, a Cleitus from the same family that bred Knockout and Lord Lily, Novalis has £124 ITEM and 1.87 for type and priced £22 a straw. Available at the same price, and most interesting of the UK newcomers is the GSIP tested bull Genus Moorcroft – said to be the top newcomer to the UK type rankings and the top GSIP proven production and type sire.

Progeny tested in both the US and France is Paulo-Bro RTL Demand – said to rank in the top five for type and production in both countries. This Leadman son out of a Chief Mark cow boasts £117 ITEM, 1.84 for UK type and is available at £45 a straw.

Also new from the US and launched at the event are Mascot son Brock with £120 ITEM and 2.62 UK type (priced at £32 a straw), Thor son Grandslam with £82 ITEM and 2.62 UK type (£25), Aerostar sons Winchester with £118 ITEM and 1.40 type (£42), and Windsor with £107 ITEM, 2.29 UK type (£23).