December 2021

Management

Using Milk for Pregnancy Detection

Knowing if a cow is open or pregnant plays a vital role in effectively managing your herd, but how do you detect pregnancies? In this management article we focus on...

December 2021

Sires report

From An American Dairyman: Suggestions for Sire Selection

An American Dairyman continues his series of contributions for Holstein International and now brings some interesting suggestions for sire selection. He also adds some actual sire names to his suggestions...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2021

Solomon sired the Reserve Champion at the World Dairy Expo this year, the 4-year-old Oakfield Footloose, a rising superstar of the show world. Another Solomon daughter in the news is...

December 2021

Herd reports

Crisdhome: Home to Impressive High-Type Holsteins

In the Top-3 of herds with the highest percentage of excellent cows (see HI 8/2021) we find Crisdhome in western Wisconsin. Here, two thirds of the 100-cow herd is scored...

December 2021

Management

OHG & VOSt: Why size does not determine success!

After years of alliances and mergers, the breeding landscape in Germany has been cleaned up considerably. Of the 12 breeding cooperatives that were in existence 10 years ago, there are...

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