August 2022

Management

Selecting for Longevity: Now With Much Greater Progress

It seems that the dramatic improvement in production traits for Holsteins over the years has often been at the expense of longevity… or at least any gains in longevity have...

August 2022

Sires report

Mirabell Sound System: Italian Combination of Production and Conformation

With 2662 TPI, Sound System is one of the very highest Silver sons world-wide. In his homeland of Italy, he is now developing into an historic transmitter, as evident from...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - August 2022

The silky black heifer in the picture goes by the name of RUW Frosty and belongs to the Huesecken Gbr in Hagen. She is one of the few Peak Aztec...

August 2022

Herd reports

Juniper Farms in Maine: Birth Barn of Jed and Wish is Successful Nowadays in the Show Ring

With a glorious victory at the Northeast All Breeds Holstein Show in the American state of Massachusetts, photo cow Juniper Missy-Red placed herself significantly in the limelight. HI went to...

August 2022

Management

Beef-On-Dairy: Growing Interest in Angus Genetics

Angus has become the dominant breed in a number of major beef-producing countries around the globe. Effective marketing and breed improvement programs have helped to grow market share. Now that...

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