Sexed red-and-white semen from Cogent

Cogent can now provide sexed semen for one of its red-and-white Holstein sires, Willsbro Red Razzle.

Razzle is by Dudoc Mr Burns and out of the EX92 dam, Rockset Faber Rachel (pictured), a cow which gave 15,616 kg at 3.95% fat and 3.08% protein in her second lactation. She combines this production with an EX93 score for mammary.

The bull’s pedigree features nine generations classified Excellent, while the bull himself is said to be exceptional in his conformation.

He’s a stylish and correct young bull, says Cogent’s Hugh Pocock. “He has outstanding feet and legs and a hard top line.

“His flat bone is especially appealing among red-and-white breeders who are keen to avoid coarseness associated with some red-and-white bloodlines.”

Daughters are expected to perform well in the parlour as Razzle’s pedigree index features 690kg milk and combined fat and protein of more than 44kg.

“This bull’s pedigree is so extraordinary we are sexing his semen at an early age to give customers a chance of breeding some dairy replacements from this exceptional bull,” says Mr Pocock.