Tironui LT Besiege is a top new Jersey graduate coming in with a sky-high Breeding Worth (BW) of $353/82%. For a Jersey sire Besiege’s production certainly packs a punch with combined fat and protein kg coming it at 45kg above the base, which is mainly driven by exceptional components of 5.8% fat and 4.4% protein. Farmers are loving the Besiege daughters with his overall farmer opinion and temperament scores coming in at 0.52 and 0.59. Besiege’s positive udders, capacity, fertility and milking speed means he is ticking all the right boxes.
The Tironui Stud, based in the heart of the Waikato, New Zealand, has produced some of the best-loved Jersey sires like Joskin and Meganev and current genomic sire Superman. The herd is in the top five for BW in New Zealand out of 10,000 herds, which is no mean feat.
Besiege not only shines on the New Zealand system but is also ranking very well on the Australian Breeding Performance Index (BPI). At 264 BPI he’s in the top group of bulls, which is heavily driven by his outstanding production – his ASI is 248.
As one of the top sires going in 2020 supply will be tight and demand strong so if he looks like your kind of bull put your name on some straws ASAP.