Young cows fare well during classification

Hoard's Dairyman: 

Young cows fare well during classification

Date: 
Thu, 05/24/2012

Classification provides 29 Guernsey 2-year-olds at the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm with their first score.

The Guernsey 2-year-olds at the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm, managed by Jason Yurs, are looking better than ever and it was evident during their most recent classification on May 21, 2012.

Hoard's Dairyman Farm-Guernsey Classification

Of the 74 Guernseys scored by classifier Brian Schnebly, 29 were 2-year-olds receiving their first score. The highest final score from this group was an VG-87, with 83 points for both her mammary system and feet and legs. The 29 newly scored Guernseys fell into one of two classification brackets with:
· 18 Very Good
· 11 Desirable

This group averaged a final score of 79.2 and earned a 79.3 for mammary system and an 80.6 for feet and legs. Of the 29, eight were under 2 years old. These eight young cows averaged a 79.6, with an 80.5 mammary system and 86.4 for feet and legs.

The youngest cow scored was 1448, born July 12, 2010 (1-10), which received a final score of VG-82, with an 86 for her mammary system and 77 for feet and legs.

Other notable classification score moves included:

Rolling Prairie Bella Blue was EX-91, now EX-92

Dairyman Turley Halla was VG-85, now EX- 90

Rolling Prairie Danza Jolly was VG-86, now VG-88

Dairyman Spider Roseoil was VG-85, now VG-86

Dairyman Laredo Rosary was VG-82 now VG-85