Giessen Holsteins: Breeding for Width Provides Outstanding Cows and High Production
The Charitys and Cinderellas from Giessen Holsteins are well-known domestically and abroad and have provided various outstanding sires. In the home herd, Theo van Vliet thoroughly enjoys his outstanding cow families each...More
Gaec Chartier: The French Breeding Phenomenon was Bred Here
In April 2016 he made his DNA debut: Izonogoud son Louxor, with a magnificent gISU score which gave him an unprecedented lead on his competitors. ‘Since that moment, everyone wanted to get their hands on his semen, at an...More
Mooijman Holsteins in the Netherlands: 10% (!) of Milking Cows Above 100,000 kg/220,000 lb.
With the last milk production recording (June 2020), Ton and Wim Mooijman in the province of Groningen (northern Netherlands) had seven cows pass the milestone of 100,000 kg/220,000 lb. at one time. The total number of l...More
Rising to Legendary Heights: Mogul & Supersire Together Surpass 2.5 Million Doses and 16% Influence
Recently, on June 22, Mountfield Mogul turned ten years old. In five months, on December 28, Seagull-Bay Supersire hopes to turn ten. The barn mates – owned by Select Sires in the American state of Ohio – are both fit an...More
Tirsvad Giga Star - Is there an evaluation system in which her genes do not work?
Her values on a US basis are formidable. Even there she has the level to be a bull dam. But as the Danish Tirsvad Giga Star VG-87 is home in Europe, one can find her sons and daughters there as well. Fortunately, the off...More
„Best of the Breed“ The Personal Favourites from All Kinds of Barns Around the World
She could be the highest index cow in her country, have the most stars, the highest classification, production, lifetime production, or best health. No problem: Something like that could be but is not necessarily a requi...More
Unique Overview: All 200,000 kg/440,000 lb. Holsteins World-wide
The club has 24 members world-wide– with numbers 25 and 26 now standing on the threshold – and is considered an elite group of absolute lifetime production champions. No less than 24 Holstein cows with 24 different owner...More
Introducing the Herd-Books around the world: Holstein Canada
Holstein breed associations around the globe are a significant force in directing the breed progress worldwide. In this series, Holstein International will introduce many of the leading herd-book associations around the...More