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Easy Care
This option selects traits focusing on long lasting cows that cause little hassle.
Balanced Breeding
Select this option to target traits that focus on both production and type merit.
Classic Type
Focuses mainly on Type, Mammary and Legs & Feet.
Production Specialists
Places emphasis on profitability from milk composition and Production
Solids Specialists
Use this option to focus on milk composition only.
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To refine your search, simply click the check boxes of the traits that are relevant to you, and then a slider will appear so you can adjust the minimum and maximum values for that criteria (the chosen range will appear in the boxes).

Please note that selection for milking ease, locomotion or temperament will limit your choice to UK proven bulls only. Click here for the supporting help file.

Select Production and Management Criteria

£PLI
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PLI- Profitable Lifetime Index: A more positive range aims for increased expected revenue per daughter relative to an animal with a PLI of zero.

Milk Kg
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Milk Kg- A more positive range indicates the expected increase in Milk Kg relative to the average of zero

Protein Kg
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Protein Kg- A more positive range indicates the expected increase in Protein Kg relative to the average of zero

Temperament
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Temperament- A more positive range selects for more placid animals

Fat Kg
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Fat Kg- A more positive range indicates the expected increase in Fat Kg relative to the average of zero

Protein %
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Protein %- A more positive range indicates the expected increase in Protein % relative to the average of zer

Fertility
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Fertility- A more positive range aims for improved fertility

Fat %
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Fat %- A more positive range indicates the expected increase in Fat % relative to the average of zero

SCC
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SCC- A more negative range aims for a lower SCC than an average of zero

Longevity
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Longevity- A more positive range selects for longer lasting cows

Milking Ease
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Milking Ease- A more positive range aims for speedier milking

Production Rel %
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Production Reliability %- A more positive range indicates increased information and reliability about production information


Select Functional Type Information

Overall Type Merit
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Overall Type Merit Poor Excellent

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Front Teat Pl
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Front Teat Pl Outside of Quarter Inside of Quarter

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Stature
Min: Max:
Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Stature 136cm 160cm

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Mammary
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Mammary Poor Excellent

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Teat Side
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Teat Side Close Apart

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Chest Width
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Chest Width Narrow Wide

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Fore Udder Att
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Fore Udder Att Loose Tight

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Teat Length
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Teat Length Short Long

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Body Depth
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Body Depth Shallow Deep

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Rear Udder Att
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Rear Udder Very Low Very High

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Legs & Feet
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Legs & Feet Poor Excellent

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Angularity
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Angularity Coarse Open Rib

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Udder Support
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Udder Support Broken Strong

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Rear Legs Set
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Rear Legs Set Straight Sickled

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Rump Angle
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Rump Angle High Pins Low Pins

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Udder Depth
Min: Max:
Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Udder Depth Below Hock Above Hock

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Foot Angle
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Foot Angle Low Steep

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Rump Width
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Rump Width Narrow Wide

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Rear Teat Pl
Min: Max:
Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Rear Teat Pl Apart Close

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Locomotion
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Locomotion Poor Excellent

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.

Condition Score
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Trait Extreme of -3 Extreme of +3
Condition Score Low High

The range of functional type trait scores that you can choose from range from -3 to +3 and are the standard deviation scores for that trait. It does not necessarily mean that a trait is better if it is a +3.