BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — MS Bayless Champ Flipper-ET, a four-year-old registered Holstein owned by Derek Page, Mt. Vernon, Mo., has produced a record that makes her the all-time champion for butterfat production in a single lactation in the Holstein breed.
Calving at 3 years 9 months of age, Flipper completed a 365-day record on three-times-a-day milking of 3,705 pounds of butterfat.
Ranked first nationally
She produced 64,130 pounds of milk and 1,891 pounds of protein, both of which rank Flipper first nationally for milk and protein in the senior-three-year-old division as well.
She peaked at 242 pounds in one day.
Classified Excellent-91 at 4 years 1 month of age, Flipper produced a great lactation as a two-year-old as well, with 42,870 pounds of milk, 1,730 pounds of butterfat and 1,305 pounds of protein on three-times-a-day milking, calving at 2-2.
Flipper is a daughter of Calbrett-I H H Champion-ET and is out of Clinita Terry Future-ET, an EX-92 Dam of Merit with a top record of 3-9, 2x, 365d, 36,420M, 795F, 973P.