In the spring breeding value estimate 2020, the adjustments of the breeding values were within a manageable range. This resulted in slight changes due to the breeding value depreciation. Larger shifts were more frequent in bulls with an increase of milking daughters.
Strong increase in the number of Amor daughters
Of the Anibal son Amor, 322 daughters (+188) have already completed the 100 day performance test. These confirm his strong milk performance (+1,043 kg milk) and excellent feet&legs. Also the udder with its slightly longer stroke (109) leaves nothing to be desired. The fitness traits longevity (117), persistence (119), udder health (110) and calf vitality (110) are also among the strengths of the medium-framed Amor daughters.
A strong type is still promised by Brilliant, who is out of the national winner Egiz-Selina. Brilliant can convince with his strong conformation combined with highly positive components and fitness. Furthermore his uncomplicated daughters show excellent fertility (113), very healthy udders and an appealing performance increase in the second and third lactation.
VIP starts with strong daughter performances
The Brown Swiss sire Vip comes from the combination of Vintage x Vasir. His first evaluated daughters are medium sized with good conformation. The long udders (116) convince with their good fore udder attachment (113) and the strong suspensory ligament (116). The high daughter performances of an average of 2,820 kg milk in the 100-day performance confirm his hereditary pattern (+943 kg milk). Appealing fitness values complete his breeding pattern. Vip has already been used as a young bull in Australia and was able to take 3rd place there with the current ZWS of all progeny tested brown cattle.
With an increasing number of daughters, Jucator is able to increase his milk yield slightly. Positive ingredients, an excellent udder composite (130) and suitable fitness characteristics are among the advantages of the Brown Swiss bull Jucator. He still impresses with the special combination of very healthy udders (119) and quick milkability (118).
The newcomer of the last breeding value estimation in April Viala also showed a slight improvement. His breeding pattern shows ideal feet&legs and correct udder composite. A long service life (112), flat lactation curve (113) and his easy calving (107) complete his breeding pattern.
2405 calved daughters by Vintage show his performance-oriented heredity. The functional conformation is considered to be very highly secured by the evaluation of meanwhile 444 daughters. Both Vintage and Amor are availabe with sexed semen.
The heterozygous polled Vespa P*S could confirm his performance traits (+860kg milk) and quick milkability (123) with a growing number of daughters.
AARON 10.346285 - A2A2/BB
Anis x Bosephus x Juleng is the pedigree of the young Brown Swiss bull Aaron. This very physical bull comes from the same cow family as the very popular Vassli son Valerian bred by Linder Betriebs OHG, Halblech. His dam Sonne inspires with her stable body and the correct feet&legs. The high-attached udder convinces in length and by the ideal teat development. The genomic profile promises strong offspring with an extremely good feet&legs . The slightly longer teat development completes the strong udder quality of the Anis-son Aaron.
ATTILA 10.346225 - A2A2/BB
Antonov x Huvi is the pedigree of the young Brown Swiss bull Attila. The well-developed bull impresses above all by his harmonious locomotion and his clear feet&legs. At his home farm Gregori-Brenner Elfriede, Marktoberdorf his dam Birgit moves forward on excellent, dry feet&legs. This medium-framed Huvi daughte impresses with a strong udder quality, especially in the central ligament and rear udder area. The genomic profile of Attila also suggests medium-framed offspring with strong feet&legs. High fitness values and an excellent udder composite complete the genomic breeding pattern of Attila.
DAMIAN 10.356910- A2A2/AB
Damian can look back on a somewhat rarer bloodline on his father's side. Via his father Damast he is related in direct line to Dario and Payssli. His dam Vintage Miriam is a very balanced cow with enough strength, a broad hip and ideal pelvic characteristics. Also, the dry feet&legs and the high hoofs of the brown cow should not remain unmentioned. Miriam and her mother Mia show a strong performance development and the high contents typical for Brown Swiss cows. Functional offspring with an attractive udder and fitness heredity are expected from Damian. Especially the combination of good udder health with quick milkability makes Damian an interesting choice.
HOFFNUNG 10.346275- A2A2/BB
Hoffnung is a very well developed, large framed Hopro-son. Hopro is the most interesting Hucos-son, who is especially convincing by his combination with Pronto due to his strong fitness, feet&legs and udder composite. His dam Vesuv-Greta is characterized by her correct pelvic position and the enormous fore udder length. His granddam Puck-Gerti is considered in the breeder's stable as a uncomplicated cow with excellent feet&legs. Positive inheritance of components, high fitness traits and an appealing udder are among the strengths of the young Brown Swiss bull Hoffnung.
VELVET 10.356900 - A2A2/BB
From the combination Velos x Glarus x Huray x Etpat derives the young bull Velvet. His dam Glarus-Jogi showed already as a young cow an appealing body development with a good torso and an attractive middle hand. A long fore udder and the high attached udder also belong to her strengths. Granddam Joana convinces with now 5 calvings with high components and a long, high attached udder. From Velvet you can expect fitness-strong offspring with correct feet&legs, high attached udders and an ideal teat development. Only the genetic specificity B2C should be taken into account when mating.
Homozygous polled Brown Swiss sire DON PP
Don PP* is one of the few Brown Swiss young sires where all offspring will be 100% polled. The homozygous polled David Pp* shines with his enormously fine, correct body structure and excellent feet. His dam, Emsland PS-daughter Bibi PS, is considered in the breeding stable Foldenauer Agrar GbR, Irsee as an uncomplicated cow with clear strengths in the middle hand. Strong rumps and the extremely functional udder complete the profile of the multiple calf cow Bibi P*S. The young bull Don PP* convinces through his appealing performance and fitness traits combined with an excellent rump.
Austria and Vorteel extend the range of young Brown Swiss sires
The young Brown Swiss bull Austria unfies in his pedigree Amorie x Cadence x Volvo x Emerog. The breeding value strong Austria promises broad offspring with excellent body depth and ideal feet&legs. Among udder composite the ideal teat development and especially the fore udder length (117) and the rear udder width (123) immediately attract attention. With a performance of +1,618 kg milk, Austria is one of the strongest performance sires of the Brown Swiss breed. A flat lactation curve, good performance improvement and high udder health round off his genomic profile. Austria is expected to be available from September.
With Vorteil (engl.: advantage) one of the first Vorsprung-sons is already starting his career. The pedigree also includes Huvi, Harley and Vasir. The breeding pattern shows a correct type with an ideal teat development, the rear teats are placed and set a little further apart. These hereditary characteristics make Vorteil an interesting mating partner, especially for farms with an AMS. The young bull Vorteil also convinces in the fitness traits of longevity (111), persistency (119), milking speed (117) and calving ease (108).
The young bull Bilanz completes the offer of the Brown Swiss young sires. He comes from the well-known cow family Egiz-Selina. This exceptional cow by Michael Eberle, Ruderatshofen, was chosen as the 2014 Bundeschampion cow Braunvieh. From Selina comes the already progeny tested Brown Swiss bull Brilliant. With the combination Bisto x Anibal x Egiz, Bilanz promises an enormously positive heredity of conformation. The genomic pattern of Bilanz promises tall-framed offspring with strong rumps. Also, in udder composite Bilanz leaves hardly any wishes open for his daughters. Positive components as well as appealing fitness traits round off the breeding pattern of the extremely correct, strong young Brown Swiss bull Bilanz.
Amorie is one of the few bulls of which the sire Amor and already his son Austria are widely used. His high performance, sufficient stability in his body structure and attractive fitness breeding values round off his positive breeding pattern.
Caleidos Pp* presents a slightly different bloodline in the polled Brown Swiss breeding program with his father Cadence. You can expect fit, medium-framed daughters with functional feet&legs and udders from the heterozygous polled Brown Swiss bull Caleidos Pp*.
Piano originates from the combination of Piero with Verdi, Payssli and Vasir. Besides the not everyday pedigree, the strong udder composite (119), combined with high milk quantity (+1005kg) is one of Piano's strengths. The young Brown Swiss bull is available with sexed semen and leaves hardly any wishes unfulfilled even in the fitness characteristics (110).
Vassido comes from the combination Vassli x Juleng x Joel. The strong physique characterizes his heredity and his cow family. Vassido passes on positive components and a quick milking speed (114). Vassido is the perfect choice to improve capacity body width and depth, the rumps and the udder quality. Furthermore, his daughters are not expected to have too short and thin strokes. Vassido is available with sexed semen
We can expect very functional offspring with ideal foundations from the heterozygous polled Vipro Pp* son Viray Pp*. A positive tendency can also be seen in his fitness characteristics and the inheritance of ingredients.