New linear type trait „teat placement rear“ for Fleckvieh
With the sire proof run of April 2019 a new trait was introduced for Fleckvieh: "Teat placement rear". This new trait is intended to mitigate the actual trend of the rear teats getting too close. The new trait "Teat placement rear" is placed between the traits “Teat placement front” and “Teat direction rear” in the bar chart for type traits. Any value between 97 – 103 is considered desirable (optimum: 100). Within the total udder score the new trait "Teat placement rear" is weighted with 8%.
VEUMAUS a Reumut-son out of a Resolut-daughter, has a TMI of 129 (+3) and a tremendous udder value of 116. His milk production improved to +908 kg and components remain positive (+0,08 % butterfat and +0,02 % protein).
The naturally polled sire VOLLGAS PS, a Valero PS-son out of Ermut, also improved his TMI by +3 points to 127. He comes up with a milk production of +752 kg milk. His daughters have nice udders (112) with excellent teat placement. He is a perfect dual purpose sire with a beef value of 114.
The Reumut-son VERMEER, bred out of a Sanddorn-daughter, improved his TMI remarkably by +6 points to 126. He convinces with +882 kg milk and outstanding components (+0,08 % butterfat and +0,13 % protein). He attracts attention for his fantastic udder value of 121, excellent central ligament 113 and sound feet & legs (111).
ORKA actually is the highest ranking Obi-son. Via his mother, the Waldbrand-daughter Piwa he derives from an extremely longliving cow family with at least 6 calvings per cow. He was able to improve his TMI by +4 points to now 126. He convinces with +698 kg milk and excellent components. Perfect type traits (feet & legs 116 and udder 110) complete his profile.
HUBALOT, Hutera-son out of Gebalot, improved his TMI by +4 points to 123 and surprises with a very high milk production of +936 kg. He sires big framed cows with long and wide bodies, extremely long udders and very balanced type traits.
HOTROCKET, Hutera out of Gebalot, also raised his TMI by +3 points to 122. He shows very balanced type traits and a milk production of +826 kg milk and +0,05 % butterfat. Especially teat thickess, length and placement are perfect.
SENSATION PP, Sandro PS out of a Witzbold-daughter, also gained +3 points and now has a TMI of 108. This homocygous polled sire stands out with +820 kg milk, +0,07 % butterfat and a milking speed of 108.
New progeny tested sires
MONTELINO bred out of a Witzbold-daughter is the number 1 of all tested Manton-sons. With his first daughters in milk he now has a TMI of 127 and stands out for an extremely high milk production of +1430 kg. He convinces with perfectly attached udders and excellent teat placement. Montelino sires smaller framed cows with balanced type traits.
ROCKY is the first progeny tested Royal-son. He was bred out of the Vanstein-daughter Hella, who already has six calves and belongs to a very longliving cow family. With his first daughters in milk he comes up with a TMI of 125 and a high milk production of +905 kg. He has a high beef index (113) and is suitable for the use on heifers (115).
The Iwinn-son ISIMO, out of a Homorry-daughter, surprised with an increase of TMI by +9 points (122). He convinces with a high milk production of +1085 kg, a persistence of 121 and a central ligament of 111. Isimo sires big framed daughters (113) with excellent udders (113).
HANGOVER is a Hurrican-son out of the high yielding Vanstein-daughter Livina. He comes up with a TMI of 119 and presents himself as medium framed sire (94) with a muscling of 109. He has a milk production of +550 kg and outstanding components (+0,14 % butterfat and +0,13 % protein).
The Manton-son MONRO, descending from a Mondlicht-daughter has a TMI of 119. This bull convinces with a milk production of +1064 kg and excellent milking speed (110) as well as perfect feet & legs.
MALAYSIA, Manton out of Ratgeber, presents himself with a TMI of 118. He is a balanced dual purpose bull with a milk production of +826 kg (milking speed 118) and a beef value of 112 and a muscling of 114.
Another Hutera-son, HUFSCHLAG, bred out of a Rureif-daughter has a total merit of 118. He convinces with +899 kg milk and +0,05 % protein. He is an udder specialist (113) and impresses with udder depth (118) and central ligament (118). He sires big framed cows (116) with perfect pasterns (115) and foot angles (114).
The Manton-son MANNUS was bred out of a Round Up-daughter, member of a famous and high yielding cow family. He has a TMI of 117 and a milk production of +528 kg and balanced type traits. This bull is suitable for heifers (calving ease 117).
The Hutera-son HUFEISEN, bred out of a Hagat-daughter comes up with a TMI of 115. He stands out for milk production (+1041 kg and +0,01 % butterfat) and long udders as well as excellent feet & legs.
Last but not least the heterocygous polled sire GOLFMASTER PS is worth mentioning. He derives from an alternative bloodline (Golgota PS out of Rureif). The granddam of this bull, Grosa is still in the barn and meanwhile has 8 calves. Golfmaster PS has a TMI of 114. He stands out for fitness (113) and calving ease (120).