January 2022

Management

Beta-casein A2A2: Extensive Supply of Elite Holstein Sires is Guaranteed

Beta-casein. More and more AI companies are including this trait prominently in their sire presentations. Reason: following New Zealand, Australia and Asia, also in North America and Europe, there is...

January 2022

Sires

BullTalk - January 2022

‘During the past few years I have witnessed the Holstein breed becoming whiter. It is increasingly difficult to find a good bull that is 75% or more black. I manage...

January 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - January 2022

RUW Elite originates from the embryo program at RUW (Phönix) and was born in October 2016 on the farm of Thomas Schäfer (SHS Holsteins). A very fortunate moment, concludes Schäfer...

January 2022

Herd reports

Elmar in Australia Home of the Jessica Cow Family

The Elmar herd in northern Victoria has often made news headlines over the past two decades, principally via the exploits of their Jessica cow family. Three years ago the move...

January 2022

Management

Martino Cassandro, Passionate General Manager of the Italian Herdbook: ‘The “war” against farmers needs to come to an end.’

Only since March 2021 has he filled the position of General Manager for the Italian breeders association of Italian Holstein Friesian, Brown and Jersey breeds (ANAFIBJ), but nevertheless Martino Cassandro...

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