Fantastic April Sire summary for Genus ABS

“What a fantastic April sire summary! We at Genus ABS are delighted to announce that 11 of our bulls now reside in the top 20 £PLI genomic sires, according to the latest AHDB published lists,” says a delighted Hannah Goodwin, Dairy Brand Manager for Genus ABS.
Larcrest Carlin VG87 -4th dam of Boghill Glamour ApplaudLarcrest Carlin VG87 -4th dam of Boghill Glamour Applaud
Larcrest Carlin VG87 -4th dam of Boghill Glamour Applaud

“Our highest PLI sire, Boghill Glamour APPLAUD is our first De-Su 14673 Appeal son to hit the market. APPLAUD provides high £PLI (+£875) alongside the rare and desirable combination of production and daughter fertility, (+708KG Milk) and (+12.1)fertility respectively.”

Hannah continues: “APPLAUD will create smaller than average daughters with added strength, increased lifespan and reduced maintenance, he will provide the perfect recipe for efficient, profitable cows. On top of that APPLAUD ranks as the #3 sire on the Spring Calving index (£SCI) and Autumn Calving Index (£ACI) at £526 and £724, respectively. A standing ovation for the complete all-rounder APPLAUD.

“On the proven front De-Su 13798 OXFORD Graduates this time with a first-class proof. Oxford a unique Wa-Del ABS Bourbon son, offers the promise of extreme production (+984KG Milk), (+4.1) Fertility Index with an attractive linear that is packed with dairy character, well attached udders and superb legs and feet. Other Proven highlights include ABS Achiever our first ever Icon sire, his proof provides exceptional figures of (+53.2kgs) and (+0.47%) Fat now with 78 daughters in his UK proof.

Carrickshock GTWCarrickshock GTW
Carrickshock GTW

“Bomaz PLATT is one of the first sons of DeNovo 2800 PRINCE to launch. He is a truly exceptional prospect being (£865) PLI, the #1 £SCI sire (+£561) and #2 £ACI sire (+£774).”

European Breeding manager Hendrik Albada comments: “PLATT offers exceptional milk quality (+51.5kgs) (+0.39%) and (+27.3kgs) Protein (+0.15% Protein) with the highest daughter Fertility in the top 20 available genomic sires at (+13.3). Daughters of Platt will reach and exceed the expectations of our customers.”

Hot off the press Denovo SIZZLER, a son of the extremely popular ABS SASSAFRAS. SIZZLER will add superb production (+885kgs) that converts into positive components with attractive health and fitness traits. There is no conformational sacrifice and SIZZLER has the golden ratio of smaller stature with extreme chest width, body depth and rump width. With (+2.29) UK Type and (+1.86) mammary, Sizzler daughters will be stylish, with strength and dairy character.

Carrickshock GTW is now the UK’s #1 Friesian proven bull at £425 PLI and £404 SCI. GTW has high milk (+528kgs) and very good milk quality (+0.04 Fat & +0.09 Protein). Sexcel semen is available.


Committed to delivery of a portfolio of sires to customers that will endeavour to help drive profit through genetics, Genus ABS now have 165 sires available in the top 10% for £PLI.

For more information please contact your local Genus ABS representative.

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