June 2024

Sires Report

55x in Delta-Lambda’s Pedigree The Enduring Impact of Chief Son S-W-D Valiant

The tremendous interest in Farnear Delta-Lambda requires no explanation – reason why HI started a trilogy about his pedigree. Part 1 (February) was about Melwood, who appears 11x in Lambda’s...

June 2024

Management

Calf rearing: ‘Find a concept that fits the farm!’

The calf is the cow of tomorrow and as such the future of the farm. Today’s calf rearing lays the foundation for the cows that we will be milking in...

June 2024

Herd reports

Volkmann Holsteins Vogtland: Source of Five Iron Strong Generations and Vox Say-Red-PP

Beginning in August, the first daughters of Vox Say-Red-PP, the second most sold Red Holstein bull in Germany, will be coming into production. Say, launched by Masterrind/Synetics, comes from a...

June 2024

Cow Families

Apple-Red: The Dam of More Than 100 EX daughters!

The Apple dynasty is playing a dominant role in red & white breeding and has given a whole new meaning to the term ‘elite conformation’. With her sale price of...

June 2024

Herd reports

Claynook Farms: Modern Holstein Enterprise with 35% of Income from Breeding

With Claynook Zeebah Letchworth in the Nr.1 position for young females and Ranger son Claynook Zard-RC in second place on the sire list, Claynook Farms in Ontario is drawing a...

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