Rockset Holsteins - founded on great families...
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Latest Cassification Highlights:
R Rose Royce Lana Red EX94
R Jotan Rachel EX92
R Shottle Rachel 5 EX92
R Jotan Celicia EX92
R Bigstone Rachel 3 EX91
P Dotson Gloriette EX91
R T Fawn EX90
R Secure Celicia Red VG88
R Sandstone Sensation VG88
R Aikman Celicia Red VG86 2yr
R Endstory Rachel VG86 2yr
R Jabir Lana VG85 2yr
R Fever Bridget VG85 2yr
R Larson Lana Red VG85
R Goldchip Amanda VG85 2yr
Latest Classification Highlights:
Rockset Mr Burns Blackrose EX94(4) (pictured)
Rockset Rampage Rachel EX93(3)
Rockset Shottle Rachel 2 EX92(3)
Rockset Acme Maggie EX91(2)
Rockset Jotan Celicia Red EX91
Rockset Sterling Lana EX91
Rockset Bigstone Rachel EX90
Rockset Samuelo Rachel EX90
Rockset Shottle Rachel EX90
Rockset Sterling Strawberry VG89
Rockset Dude Amanda VG88 3yr
Rockset Detonator Bridget VG88 3yr
Rockset Sid Lila Z VG87 2yr
Rockset Jotan Fawn VG86 2yr
Rockset Aikman Rachel VG85 2yr
Rockset Alexander Rachel VG85 2yr
Rockset Colt Lana Red 4 VG85 2yr
Rockset had a very successful evening at the Cornish Holstein Club's annual dinner, prizes included:
1st Small Herd ( 7th Successive Year)
1st Female Family ( Rachel)
1st Index Cow ( Rockset Roseroyce Lana EX92)
2nd Top Ten Homebred Animals
2nd Judge's Choice Award (R Roseroyce Lana EX92)
2nd Dam & Daughter ( Rampage & Jotan Rachel)
2nd Heifer Highest CFP KG ( R Brawler Bridget VG86)
2nd Cow Highest CFP KG ( W Kerndt Howie Lila Z EX92)
Winner Victor Ludorum
We had a really good day classifying-some highlights included:
Rockset Mr Burns Blackrose EX93 (3)
Rockset Rampage Bridget EX92 (3)
Rockset Shottle Rachel EX92 (2)
Rockset Roseroyce Lana EX91
Rockset Talent Fawn EX91
Rockset Jotan Rachel EX90
Rockset Alexander Lana EX90
Rockset Bigstone Rachel VG89 (2nd)
Rockset Shamrock Lila Z VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Windbrook Rachel VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Ladd Rachel VG87 2yr
Rockset Alchemy Renita Red VG86 2yr
Rockset TL Ladd Rachel Red VG85 2yr ( Pictured above as a maiden)
Rockset RL Rachel VG85 2yr
Rockset Roseroyce Koral Red VG85 2yr
Rockset Sid Lila z VG85 2yr
Rockset Secure Celicia Red VG85 2yr
Rockset Sandstone Sensation VG85 2yr
Rockset had a great night at the Cornish Holstein Club dinner. We were privileged to win 1st Small Herd for the 6th year running. Results were:
1st Small Herd
1st 50 tonne cow-Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX93 3E (pictured)
1st Index Cow-Roseroyce Lana Red EX92
1st Female Family - Rachels
1st Top 10 Homebred Animals
1st Most Points
1st Dam & Daughter - R. Goldwyn Rachel EX93 & R Bigstone Rachel VG87
2nd Cow Production Index- Goldwyn Rachel EX93
2nd Highest CFP Heifer - R Baltimor Renita VG85
3rd Bull Progeny
A great start to the new year with some great new classifications.Highlights include:
R Mr Burns Blackrose Red EX93 2E
R Talent Fawn EX91
R Shottle Rachel 3 EX91 2E
R Spirte Lana EX91
R Rampage Celicia Red EX91
R Mr Burns Rachel EX91
R Contrast Sara VG86 2yr
R Goldwyn Elegance VG86 2yr S Advent Rae EX90
R Shottle Lana VG86 2yr R Fever Renita VG85 2yr
R Dude Amanda VG86 2yr R Windbrook Rachel VG85 2yr
R Shamrock Lila Z VG86 2yr R Sterling Jasmine EX90
Jessica, our 11 yr old daughter has spent the morning making a quick YouTube video about the farm
Latest Classification Highlights:
Rockset Rampage Rachel Red EX92
Rockset Talent Rae Red EX92
Rockset Bambam Brieann EX91
Rockset Shottle Rachel 5 EX90
Rockset Roseroyce Lana EX90
Willsbro Roseroyce Strawberry EX90
Rockset Player Lulu VG86 2yr
Rockset Windbrook Rachel VG85 2 yr
Rockset Stanleycup Playmate VG85 2yr
Rockset Sid Sara VG85 2yr
Rockset Rowan Red, an Alchemy son of Rockset Acme Renita Red. Rowan Red is now at Masterrind in Germany and has two full sisters by Alchemy and a maternal sister by Mr Savage. His full sister, Rockset Alchemy Renita Red who has also tested well on the RZG system has pregnancies by Raptown and is in calf to Crown P.
Star Brood Cows
Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX93(2) has recently been awarded 6 Brood Stars. She is currently milking alongside 10 EX / VG daughters here, and is safely back into calf again, due to calve in September. Another great brood cow, Rockset Goldwyn Bridget EX92 (2) has been awarded 4 Brood Stars.
Rockset Mr Burns Blackrose Red EX92
Rockset Rose Royce Lana Red EX92
Ingham Lana Talent EX92
Willsbro Kerndt Howie Lila Z EX92 (pictured)
Sahara Advent Elegance EX92
Rockset Rampage Bridget EX91
Rockset Shottle Rachel 2 EX91
Rockset Shottle Rachel 3 EX90
Rockset Mr Burns Rachel 2 EX90
Rockset Talent Fawn EX90
Rockset Brawler Bridget VG86 2yr
Rockset Bigstone Rachel VG86 2yr
Rockset Bigstone Rachel 4 VG 86 2yr
Rockset Bigstone Rachel 3 VG 85 2yr
Rockset T Fawn VG85 2yr
Rockset Baltimor Renita VG85 2yr
Rockset Arbor Maggie VG85 2yr
Rockset Talent Marq I Red VG85 2yr
Rockset Frank Egeria VG85 2yr
Overall herd average including heifers is 87pts, with 30 EX and 50 VG animals. All 2nd + calvers are classified either VG or EX.
Rockset had a great night at the Cornish Holstein Club Dinner with the following results in the 2013 Herds Competitions:
1st Small Herd ( 5th consecutive year)
1st Highest CFP Heifer Award -Rockset Roseroyce Lana Red VG89
2nd Judges Choice- Rockset Rampage Rachel Red EX90
3rd In-Calf Heifers
3rd Cell Count
Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX93 2E
Ingham Lana Talent EX93 3E
Rockset Talent Rae Red EX91
Rockset Talent Rachel EX90
Rockset Rampage Rachel Red EX90
Rockset Mr Burns Rachel EX90
Rockset Talent Fawn 3 EX90
Rockset Talent Fawn 5 EX90
Rockset Rampage Celicia Red EX90
Rockset Samuelo Rachel VG85 2yr
(Rockset Talent Rae Red EX91 pictured) Rockset Samuelo Bridget VG85 2yr
Rocket Sterling Lana VG85 2yr
We were delighted to win the Dairy Daughters' March Facebook photo competition with a photo of the Colt Elegance twins.
Ingham Outside Amanda EX91(2)
Rockset Mr Burns Blackrose Red EX91
Sahara Advent Elegance EX90 (pictured)
Ingham Lana Talent EX90(2)
Rockset Rampage Bridget 2 EX90
Ingham Outside Maggie EX90(2)
Rockset Rose Royce Lana Red VG89 3YR
Willsbro Kenrdt Howie Lila Z VG89 3YR
Rockset Shottle Rachel 3 VG88 3YR
Rockset Talent Fawn VG88 3YR
Rockset Sterling Jasmine VG86 2YR
Rockset Shaquille Celicia VG85 2YR
Rockset Rox Bridget VG85 2YR
Rockset had an excellent night at the Cornish Holstein Club Dinner with the following results in the herd competition:
1st Small Herd (4th consecutive year)
1st Top 10 Home Bred Animals
1st Female family - Rachel (Three Rachel family members pictured below)
1st Index Cow - Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX92
1st Dam & Daughter - Copywood Goldwyn Sara EX92 & R Jasper Sara VG87 2yr
1st Judges Choice- Copywood Goldwyn Sara EX92
2nd Highest CFP Cow & 2nd CPI - Copywood Goldwyn Sara EX92
2nd Bull Progeny Group - Talent
3rd In-calf heifers
We had a successful evening at the Cornish Winter Show.
Rockset Jasper Sara VG87 2yr - 1st Milking heifer,Champion heifer & best PLI in show.
Rockset Rampage Rachel Red (pictured)
1st Dry cow
Rockset Artie Rachel Red 2nd Junior heifer
Rockset Bigstone Rachel 1st Mature heifer
Rockset Bigstone Rachel 3 2nd Intermediate heifer
We have started to introduce the POLLED gene into some of our best families. Some interesting polled heifer calves have been born so far including:
LATEST EMBRYO OPPORTUNITIES:
4 x Cabon Fernand x Copywood Goldwyn Sara EX92
3 x Gillette Windbrook x Jasper Sara VG87 2yr
Click here for more details on the Saras
We had a great day classifying. Highlights include:
Copywood Goldwyn Sara *RC EX92
Rockset Goldwyn Bridget EX92-2E
Ingham Lana Talent *RC EX92-2E
Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 2 EX91
Rockset Talent Maggie EX90
Overall herd average, including heifers, is 87pts with 28 EX & 44 VG animals
An interesting addition to our RED lines is the first VARIANT RED calf to be born.
Rockset Player Koral Red is sired by a RED Pronto son of Stoneden Fools Gold Red VG88 (by Goldwyn) and out of Crichel Outside Koral 23 PI EX91-2E SP who completes ten generations VG/EX.
We look forward to seeing more calves from this interesting new genetic source of RED!
The new index run saw Copywood Goldwyn Sara EX92 *RC come out top of the Red rankings with a £PLI of 287!
Number 20 in the overall UK listings, her full sister is now at number 5.
Click HERE for her full breakdown...
NEW PICTURES ARE IN!!
Rockset Mr Burns Black Rose RED VG88-3yr
A descendent of the great Blackrose herself!
Rockset Rampage Celicia RED VG87
Eighth generation VG/EX!
Rockset Talent Fawn 5 VG89
Ninth generation VG/EX tracing back to Quietcove Valiant Fawn EX95!
Rockset Rose Royce Lana RED VG87-2yr
A member of the great Laurie Sheik family!
Rockset Talent Rachel *RC VG89
Bred from nine generations straight EX!
Rockset S Storm Rachel RED EX SP
Multiple generations of EX cows from the August family!
Rockset Acme Renita RED VG86-2yr
Renita Ranger RED EX94's family - Alchemy embryos available!
Rockset Shottle Sara VG-2yr
Grandaughter of NHS Champion Copywood KJ Sara 2 EX92-4E!
Rockset Shottle Sensation VG88-3yr
Traces back to Bricknell Prelude Sensation 4 EX94-3E!
NEW EMBRYO OPPORTUNITIES
After a number of successful flushes recently, we have some great embryos available, particularly for RED fans!
Choose from NUMERO UNO's from the ultimate show family - the Sara's, or ALCHEMY's from two lines of the August family - one of the best RED lines in the breed.
CLICK HERE for full details
We have had a fantastic classification day this month. Highlights include:
Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX92 (3rd calver)
Rockset S Storm Rachel Red EX90 (3rd)
Rockset Talent Rachel VG89 (2nd),
Rockset Talent Fawn VG89 (2nd)
Rockset Talent Rae Red VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Rampage Rachel Red VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Mr Burns Blackrose Red VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Shottle Sensation VG88 (2nd)
Rockset Rampage Celicia Red VG87 (2nd)
Rockset Rose Royce Lana Red VG87-2yr
Rockset Jasper Sara VG87-2yr
Rockset Acme Renita Red VG86-2yr
Rockset Shottle Rachel 3 VG86-2yr
The latest genomic test results are also in;
Rockset Seagual Promis; gTPI +2152 gPTAT +3.42
Rockset Bigstone Rachel; gTPI +2004 gPTAT +2.51
Sahara Baxter Promis; gTPI +1997 gPTAT +2.40
Rockset Seaver Promis; gTPI +1994 gPTAT +2.71
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We had a great evening at the Cornish Holstein Club annual dinner and were delighted to win the herds competition for the best small herd for the third consecutive year!
Other prizes included:
1st Bull Progeny (Ladino Park Talent)
2nd Highest CFP Cow
2nd Best SCC
3rd Efficiency of Management
3rd Cow CPI
Winners of the Victor Ludorum!
Rockset had a fabulous show this month, claiming a Championship!
Rockset Goldwyn Rachel 6 EX92 3rd calver triumphed over a strong turn-out at the Cornwall Holstein Club Winter Show. She shares the same grandam as the phenomenal brood cow Rockset Faber Rachel EX95, from the August family.