Euro-Star Genetic Evaluations November 2021

ICBF published the latest beef evaluations of 2021 earlier this week. This has seen the Euro-Star indexes for all suckler cows, heifers, stock bull and AI bulls updated. The Animal Search, Active Bull Lists, Stock Bull Finder, sales catalogues and all online profiles have now been updated with the new evaluation figures.

Top 10

The Top 10 bulls on the replacement index active bull list include 3 Salers, 3 Simmental, 2 Aubrac, 1 Limousin and 1 Belgian Blue. The top bull on the Replacement Index Active Bull List is Salers bull Beguin (SA4059) with a Replacement Index of €265. The top 10 on the Terminal list is made up of 4 Belgian Blue, 3 Charolais, 2 Limousin and 1 Parthenaise. The top bull on the Terminal Index Active Bull List is Limousin bull Gstaad (LM4366) with a Terminal index of €196.

Replacement Index

Salers bull Beguin (SA4059) tops the Replacement list with an index of €265 (5 star). Although Beguin has fallen by €1, he still remains the number one Replacement Index sire. Beguin is also a 4 star Terminal bull with a Terminal index of €109. The second highest bull on the Replacement list is Knottown Roy (SA4604) with a Replacement index of €247. Roy has decreased by €6 since the last evaluation.

The third highest ranked bull on the Replacement active bull list is also a Salers bull ‘Ulsan’ (SA2189) with a Replacement index of €224. Ulsan also performs well terminally with a Terminal Index of €110. Ulsan’s replacement index has decreased by €3 since the previous evaluation. Factors affecting change in an animals evaluation can be viewed in the Evaluation History tab.

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