News: Neillsville -
Dux Registered Cattle Rate Well (Jul 1978)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/27/1978
Dux Cattle Rate Well (Registered Holsteins - 1978)
Louis and Daniel Dux, Neillsville, report that their registered Holsteins were classified for body conformation on July 15. The scoring was done be an official classifier of Holstein-Friensian Association of America, Brattleboro, Vermont.
Dairymen enrolled in this herd improvement program receive a numerical score for each animal evaluated. The True-Type Holstein represents theoretical score perfection and has a value of 100 points on the classification’ score card. Each animal is scored receiving a rating of excellent (90 points or more), very good (85 points through 89), good plus (80 through 84), good (75 through 79), fair (65 through 74) or poor (64 points or below).
Including animals previously scored, the Duxdale farm herd had two A excellent, thirteen very goods and 20 good pluses.
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