Juni 2021

Management

Responses to question: Why do Outcross Sires not Receive More Opportunities?

’Why have AI companies not made more intensive use of outcross sires?’ This is one of the questions sent to HI by the Czech herd manager Jiří Fangl. Questions that...

Juni 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

Pine-Tree Heroic (born 02/18) debuted in August 2019 with 2928 gTPI on the American top-3. Shortly thereafter, his first crop of descendants was born. From them, owner ABS Global already...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Hilltara’s Maude family: A Nation’s Favourite!

The last time HI featured Hilltara’s Maude family was March 2006. 15 years can be “make or break” for a bloodline – it will either continue to do well and...

Juni 2021

Herd reports

Demling: Germany’s best production herd… … and the pursuit of the next level

We have long known that he is a very engaged and highly meticulous breeder who, alongside his wife, manages one of the best production herds in Germany. But somehow Ewald...

Juni 2021

Management

Will Selecting for Rump Improve Fertility and Calving-Ease?

Correct rump structure has long been considered an important part of the frame of a cow – often being linked to her fertility, her ease of giving birth, and to...

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