Charolais sire joins Genus ABS stud

A new Charolais sire, specifically selected for the dairy sector has joined the Genus ABS Beef sires portfolio, as a joint venture with the British Charolais Society.

Elgin Columbo has an EBV for calving ease of +8.8, which is in the top 5% for the breed and is also in the breeds top 10% on Terminal Index for cross-breeding purposes.

Society chairman, Iain Millar is confident Columbo will help dairy producers meet the market demand for added value Charolais cross calves.