January 2023

Management

Jürg and Alexander Hofmann (Hokovit) ‘Only the smart ones buy from us!’

For decades, the Swiss company Hofmann Nutrition AG, under the brand name Hokovit, has been an esteemed name in the European feed industry. Hokovit, which is primarily known for its...

January 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - January 2023

As of late, the lineup of sires in the absolute top from AI Total has grown significantly; in that abundant offering, we turn our attention here to the young Wet...

January 2023

Cow Families

Paris: Super Brood Cow with 25 Sons in AI

Over the last two years, Siemers Parfect has become one of the best known young genomic bulls in the industry and has many well-balanced, high indexing offspring to prove it....

January 2023

Herd reports

Todd Whittier: ‘Breeding Cows that Make Every Farmer Happy.’

“Whittier Farms since 1945” appears on the farm sign at the beginning of Douglas Road near Sutton, in the American state of Massachusetts. More than a kilometer down the road,...

January 2023

Management

The Value of Looking at the Actual Production Averages for Daughters of Bulls

Daughter production records – after adjustment for all the factors that might bias that data – are used to generate the genetic evaluation a bull receives. A reader of Holstein...

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