Out of the shadow: Wessing and Hayes, breeders of Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy
The likelihood is great that she is the world’s most influential Holstein cow of all time: Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy. In 2014, she was selected as the Global Cow in HI, after ending up in second place in 2012 and 2013. In t...More
Cherry Crest: Where Even the Best Ones have a Price
Martintown is a quiet village in the very east of Ontario halfway between Ottawa and Montreal. It is here amongst gently rolling farmland at the end of a long lane that we find Cherry Crest. Over the years a number of bi...More
Eildon Tweed: Breeding Success Based on an Economic Foundation
Bingo! That may certainly be said about the young bull Eildon-Tweed Sam British, as he now scores 2961 gTPI. His arrival is a new highlight in the rich career of David Wood, on whose enterprise, Eildon Tweed Farm in the...More
Errera Holsteins: Home of the Italian Champion and Hard Working Production Cows
Davide Errera has two big hobbies: soccer – FC Internationale Milano (Inter) – and show cows. With the latter, he experienced a splendid highlight this past October: Jamagro Goldwyn Jasmin was victorious at Italy’s Natio...More
Warnelview Holsteins: 123 Excellents and an Exemplary Warnelview Nita EX-97
Impressive! Our visit to Warnelview Holsteins in the far northwest of England can be summarized with just one word. Impressive, due to top-notch management and the well-kept appearance of the farm: Impressive, due to the...More
Tri-Day Ashlyn: 72 Excellent Daughters and Counting!
A rare double dominated the show results from the year 2001: Grand Champion at both the World Dairy Expo and the Royal went to the 4-year-old Encore daughter Tri-Day Ashlyn. She also became World Champion that year too,...More
The Unstoppable Quality of Jeffrey-Way’s T Family 109 milking cows: 59 excellent!
The purchase of a lifetime. Jeff Hendrickson made it in 1982, when he bought Inwood Taffy Apollo. ‘I had been a herdsman at Inwood for three years. When he held a sale a few years later, I decided to purchase Taffy, who...More
Julias: Unwavering Source Behind Sale Toppers Julandy and Jotani
The primarily red & white herd of Jacob Werler in the Netherlands, with 11 AI sires launched, is not among the most dominant. Nevertheless, results are impressive. For the past three years, Julandy has ranked high on the...More
Polled Gallery (1) – An Overview of the Female Protagonists of the Polled Scene
Admittedly, we could write this article more critically, as the summit of polled breeding, which is by now much more than just a niche, is dominated by so few bull mothers. One would wish for more variance among the most...More
TPI and Net Merit: Do You Know Exactly What They Include?
With US Holstein genetics playing a major role on the international scene, the TPI is widely recognized and has become a common language understood in many different countries around the world. However, do you know exact...More