Adlejama Holsteins impressed with performance of LASTIN daughters.

Jun 3, 2024

Ash Hogg pictured at his Biggara property.

Hogg family, Adlejama Holsteins, Biggara, Vic.

Ash Hogg and his family are currently milking 180 registered Holsteins at Biggara in Victoria’s northeast.

Their Adlejama Holsteins herd is ranked Number 7 for BPI in Australia following the April 2024 ABV release.

The Hoggs are milking 12 daughters of Genetics Australia’s newest daughter proven sire LASTIN BPI+523.

Ash is pleased with the uniformity of his LASTIN daughters and says there are easy-going heifers with correct leg set and neat udders.

“Our LASTIN heifers have good frames with shallow udders.” “They have plenty of strength and are easy to manage.”

“Production is very important to us, so we only use high BPI bulls underpinned with a high ASI aiming for positive milk with high protein and fat kilograms.”

“Most of our LASTIN’s calved in March, and so far, they are milking well with good tests.”

On their last herd test, the Hogg’s LASTIN heifers averaged 3.4% protein and 4.5% fat, with an average PI 100.

Among them is Adlejama Lastin Shauna 3699-ET GP83 BPI+624 who currently sits at Number 4 on the Australian Holstein female BPI ranking.

Following the April 2024 ABV release, LASTIN is positioned in the TOP 1% of the Holstein breed for BPI, HWI and Sustainability Index, with 127 milking daughters across 20 herds on official herd testing.

Driven by farmer demand, the popular genomic sire – turned daughter proven success, LASTIN is now available SEXED Ultraplus 4ML after returning to our active list at Genetics Australia.

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