September 2021

Management

Crampiness: Can it be Eradicated from the Holstein Breed?

The disappointment of discovering that a favourite cow has become crampy is a frustration many breeders have felt. The possibility that this condition may be becoming more prevalent has led...

September 2021

Sires

Mr Mogul Delta: Why this Elite Sire Deserves the Title ”Virtual Millionaire”

Did you know that during the past seven months, Farnear Delta-Lambda was the sire mentioned most often in all breeder reports in HI? And did you know that Lambda’s sire,...

September 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2021

With two family branches in the top-10 of most recognized brood cows (HI 07/21), the L family in the Clydebank herd (300 milking cows) is one of the very strongest...

September 2021

Herd reports

Uecker LaCrosse Farms: Birthplace of the Extreme Production Bull Josuper

Legendary milk bull Uecker Josuper has put this Wisconsin family farm on the international Holstein map. In an era when genomic selection has moved bull breeding very much to the...

September 2021

Management

New Zealand’s objective: Animals whose progeny will be the most efficient converters of feed into farmer profit

Low cost milk production from pasture grazing has contributed to New Zealand becoming the world’s leading dairy export nation. Management practices and genetic selection programs aimed at maximizing efficiency of...

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