December 2022

Management

No Production Records and No Classification on Bull Dams?

Holstein International readers regularly contact us with requests or observations. Below is a request for us to look at the topic of missing performance data on bull dams, a comment...

December 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - December 2022

A balanced type profile with moderate stature, nice udders, good components and outstanding mastitis resistance… there is a lot to like about this red Apprentice son from the heart of...

December 2022

Cow Families

Habitan Stellar Transmitter of Type and Production

In this fast paced world of modern genomic breeding it is amazing just how much influence one cow can create in just 5 years. The combination of prolific embryo production...

December 2022

Herd reports

De Oosterhof (OH): The Successful Dutch Breeder’s Herd Behind Topstone, Rubels-Red and Ranger-Red

The current Nr.1 progeny proven sire of Germany (Topstone) and the former Nr.1 Red Holstein sires in the world (Rubels-Red, Ranger-Red) have various similarities. All three have the combination of...

December 2022

Management

Jeff Ziegler, Select Sires: ‘Find the Most Profitable Cow and Learn to Like Her.’

‘The science tells us that these old measures of inbreeding need to be updated with modern tools and better education.’ Jeff Ziegler speaks openly about current themes in Holstein breeding...

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