Huddlestone Farm ‘Minimally One Standard Deviation Between Stature and Chest Width.’


‘Many people look at the linear profile of sires for individual traits, while it is actually about the balance between traits....’ Keith Gue enjoys talking openly about current breeding themes and about the breeding strategy of his family enterprise of Huddlestone Farm in West Sussex, where twenty years ago they started on the road towards a smaller Holstein cow. The British total index PLI is primarily used for sire selection at the Gues, as are lower body weights and higher feed efficiency. With the breeding goal of functional, very balanced, and fertile cows, who at a younger age already are able to complete various lactations.

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