October 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Genes Diffusion & Alta Genetics

The surge in use of beef bulls on lower genetic merit dairy cows continues to grow, and part of the evolution in this market is the use of male sexed...

October 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires - October 2021

‘He was nr.2 in Germany as a DNA bull, and now he is nr.2 of all German progeny proven sires. He has been intensively used in every Germany breeding program...

October 2021

Cow Families

Skredsviks Prästgård, Sweden:Reaching an Elite Level Entirely with their own Effort

Martin Grahm was not a farmer’s son when he was born. But: two of his uncles were dairy farmers and milked cows from the original Swedish breeds SRB (red &...

October 2021

Herd reports

Nosbisch Holsteins - The breeding barn with the widest base in Europe

The flourishing cattle dealing company European Livestock Service, the German Masters Sale, the young and closely watched breeding company Bullseye Genetics, positive sires like the new Dutch Nr.1 Mitch, the...

October 2021

Management

From vacuum to teat cup liners: How milking equipment influences udder health

It is without question that genetics have an influence on udder health. But, of course, there are other factors that also have a lot of influence on the quality of...

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