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CHECKPOINT

GENOMIC
Commander x VG87 Meridian x VG85 Freddie x 7 Gens VG/EX Sandy-Valley family
  • No 6 Type +3.22
  • No 3 Feet & Legs +2.40
  • No 2 Locomotion +2.70
  • Perfect for Shottle / Goldwyn bloodlines!
Conv. List Price £12.50
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General Information
Herdbook Number:60000358740721
A.I. Code:HO4729
Proof Run Date:August 2017
Proof Data Source:Holstein UK and AHDB Dairy
Production
Milk:+705 kg A2A2
Fat:+25.9 kg (-0.02%)
Protein:+21.2 kg (-0.02%)
Daughters/Herds:0 / 0 (68% Reliable)
PLI:£521 (64% Reliable)
Health Traits
SCC:-11
Lifespan:+0.6
Fertility Index:+2.8
Direct Calving Ease %:-0.9%
Maternal Calving Ease %:+1.2%
TB Advantage:+2.3
SCI:£239
Bull Description

Checkpoint is an outstanding Type sire with a solid sire stack and maternal pedigree behind him. His sire, Commander, is a Mogul son who has already been used heavily as a very successful sire of sons around the globe.

Checkpoint’s maternal line extends back to nine generations of VG/EX dams. This great cow family, from the Sandy-Valley herd, based in North America has produced the likes of BW Marshall and Bolton!

His early genomic proof indicates daughters will be profitable, easy milking cows with balanced and uniform frames. He is also an easy sire to use in larger groups of cattle as he excludes the common Goldwyn, Shottle and O-Man bloodlines.

Type Conformation Reliability 57% — 0 Daughters in 0 Herds
Type Merit +3.22
Mammary +2.90
Legs & Feet +2.40
Stature +1.66
Chest Width -0.07
Body Depth -0.08
Angularity +1.20
Rump Angle -0.78
Rump Width +1.45
Rear Leg Side +0.42
Foot Angle +0.42
Fore Udd Att +3.05
Rear Udd Ht +2.40
Udder Supp +0.70
Udder Depth +3.07
Front Teat Pl +1.83
Teat Length -0.70
Rear Teat Pl +0.57
Teat Pos Side +0.56
Temperament +1.67
Ease of Milk +2.08
Locomotion +2.70
Cond Score -0.80

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