ABS ICON SANDY-VALLEY BOLTON DIES

ABS ICON SANDY-VALLEY BOLTON DIES

BOLTON DIES
ABS legend 29HO11111 Sandy-Valley BOLTON-ET died Monday due to complications from surgery. In May 2006, ABS introduced BOLTON to the world as one of the finest ABS Cornerstone® graduates—ranking number one on the Holstein Association Top 100 TPI® list.   BOLTON was the first bull to ever reach the 2000 TPI threshold which he achieved in August 2006.   BOLTON remains a top 50 TPI sire with nearly 8,000 milking daughters in his proof and holds the elite status of number one in the Canadian LPI ranking. As a result of his remarkable worldwide demand and production capabilities, BOLTON became the first sire in the history of the Holstein breed to produce one million units prior to reaching second crop status.  His lifetime production was 1.2 million units and over 300,000 units…
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