uTWO bulls new to the UK offer good type, high production and value for money, says Avoncroft. Joining its stud are Sher Est Target Shane from the USA and Bristol from Germany. Shanes proof shows 1190kg milk with £103 PIN and +1.54 type merit. He costs £22 a straw. Belt son Bristol offers £88 PIN and +2.69 type merit, at £17.50 a straw.
uSTRAWS from the highest UK proven bull for milk yield cost just £10, says supplier ABS Progen UK. Bred from the US sire Bova Glow, Flavo Genetics Juneau offers 1332kg milk, +24.5kg (-0.44%) fat and +29.2kg (-0.21%) protein, with £93 PIN and £92 ITEM at 86% reliability. Juneau also offers strong type with powerful stature, deep bodies and good rear udders. *