UK Ayrshires December proofs
4th December 2018
Another superb proof run again sees UK bulls dominating the available UK Proven Ayrshire bulls list.
Rosehill Manderville is an Ardmore Crown Napier son of Rosehill Black Magenta EX93 3E 4 Star brood cow, sired by Rosehill Blackthorn. Behind Black Magenta are a further three dams who are classified Excellent. Manderville himself is a breed leading PLI sire with a rating of £478, and also has superb predictions of +347kg milk, 0.19 bfat 0.05% protein and -12 for cell count. Udder support is his forte with a massive 4.2 on this trait. As well as being available in conventional straws, Manderville is also available in SexedUltra 4m from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd.
Troutbeck Skyfall is a Palmyra Tri-star Burdette son out of West Mossgiel Miss Modern 5 EX93 2E 4 Star brood cow who completed 7 lactations averaging 7,813kg at 4.7% fat and 3.6% protein. Skyfall has had a big increase to his PLI with him now having a rating of £382. He is +216 kgs milk and is +0.22 bfat and 0.03 ptn. As well as excelling on the management traits Skyfall also offers an overall Type Merit of 1.7. He is available in conventional straws from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd.
Production wise the highest Ayrshire sire for milk is Ravenhill Stormin Norman, a Duo Star Normandin son out of Ravenhill Ethel 382 EX93 5E LP80 2 Star brood cow. He has a PLI £441 and offers a massive +861 kgs milk making him the number one production sire available and is available from AI Sires. Close behind is Rosehill Real McCoy who continues to hold his position as one of the breeds highest production improvement sires. McCoy is a Palmyra Tri-Star Reality son of Rosehill Black Magenta EX93 3E 4 Star brood cow and he offers breeders a great production score of +708kg. He again is available for World Wide distribution from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd.
Hilltown Oblique continues to offer breeders the complete package. He is available in SexedUltra 4m and conventional straws from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd. He continues to be the highest combined Type and PLI sire available from Cattle Services. His Type Merit is 2.2 and has a PLI £308. Oblique. He is a Jelyca Oblique son out of Hilltown Snowball 466 EX94 5E LP60 2 Star brood cow who completed 11 lactations. Behind Snowball 466 are a further two dams who classified Excellent and also completed 11 lactations.
As a health trait specialist Stamford High Definition brings a PLI £340, fertility at +6.7,-12 on SCC and comes positive on overall type. He is also an outcross being a Celandine First Lord son out of Stamford Freda 15 EX90 2E LP80 1 Star brood cow by Ballyclan First Command. Available from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd.
Haresfoot Panache is a leader for the highest bfat % in the breed with +0.29. Panache is a Lagace Ristourn son of Haresfoot Enigma Pamela EX94 6E LP80 4 Star brood cow. Panache also offers breeders high fertility (4.3) and a fantastic overall PLI score of £265. Panache is also available in conventional straws from Cattle Services Ayr Ltd.
To purchase semen from any sire in the Cattle Services Ayr stud call the Sales and Marketing manager Sam Wake on 07803 515626 or the office on 01292 471292