Cattle Services (Ayr) Limited

December Proof Day

4th December 2018

Another superb proof run again sees Cattle Services bulls dominating the available UK Proven Ayrshire bulls list. The stud today has bulls that suit all breeding systems, with all of the bulls being bred from the best cow families in the UK and then proven on UK systems.

Leading the line up is Rosehill Manderville, Manderville is an Ardmore Crown Napier son of the fantastic Rosehill Black Magenta EX93 who is sired by Rosehill Blackthorn, behind Black Magenta are a further 3 dams who are classified EX. Manderville himself is a breed leading PLI sire with a rating of £478, alongside this he also has superb predictions of 347kg milk, 0.05% protein and -12 for cell count. As well as being available in conventional straws, Manderville is also available in Sexed Ultra 4m.

2 brothers that continue to impress with each proof run are Troutbeck Skyfall and West Mossgiel Modern Reality. Their dam is West Mossgiel Miss Modern EX93 who completed 7 lactations averaging 7,813kg at 4.7% fat and 3.6% protein.  Skyfall who is a Palmyra Tri Star Burdette son of Miss Modern has had a big increase to his PLI with him now have a rating of £382. As well as excelling on the management traits Skyfall also breeds fantastic type which is down to his overall Type Merit of 1.7. Skyfall offers the complete package for the progressive Ayrshire breeder. He is available in conventional doses. Skyfall’s brother West Mossgiel Modern Reality continues to hold some of the top trait positions in the breed. Modern Reality is a Tri Star Reality son of Miss Modern and currently is the Number 1 available Feet and Legs bull (2.4) and Number 1 Somatic Cell Count (-22). Modern Reality stocks are getting low so don’t miss out on this great bull.

Another Number 1 sire is Haresfoot Panache; Panache is a standalone leader for the highest fat % bull in the breed. Panache is a Lagace Ristourn son of Haresfoot Enigma Pamela EX94. As well as being a great butterfat bull Panache also offers breeders high fertility (4.3) and a fantastic overall PLI score of £265. Panache is also available in conventional straws.

If you are looking for an increase in production within your herd Rosehill Real McCoy continues to hold his position as one of the breeds highest production improvement sires. McCoy is a Tri-Star Reality son of Rosehill Black Magenta EX93. McCoy offers breeders a great production score of 708kg. He again is available for World Wide distribution.

Hilltown Oblique continues to offer breeders the complete package; he is available in Sexed Ultra 4m and conventional straws. He continues to be the highest combined Type and PLI sire available from Cattle Services. His Type Merit is 2.2 and his PLI rating of £308. Oblique is a Jelyca Oblique son of Hilltown Snowball EX94 who completed 11 lactations. Behind Snowball are a further 2 dams who classified EX.

If it’s great Type Cattle that you are looking to breed then a sire to consider is Willhome Challenger, Challenger continues to increase his Type proof with the more daughters that he adds; he now has an outstanding final Type Merit score of 2.1 which includes a superb score of 1.8 for mammary systems. Challenger is a Lagace Modem son of the great Willhome Gold Caroline EX94 who is sired by Cuthill Towers Autumn Gold.

All of the above sires alongside many more are available today to use in your breeding program.