Master Breeder Larenwood in Canada:Three-Time Winner of National Management Award
The Larenwood herd in Ontario – a homebred herd for over 60 years – is a three-time winner of the National Lactanet/CanWest DHI Herd Management award; in 2014-15-16. It also claimed a prestigious Holstein Canada Master B...More
Hilrose Advent Anna: Remarkable Red Holstein Phenomenon in Wisconsin
Red Holsteins are making tremendous progress, especially thanks to the intensive Altitude/Apple/Aiko influence. Those searching for a pedigree alternative can turn to the American Midwest, where the twelve-year-old Hilro...More
Francesco Veronese: The challenge is to maintain the identity of Italian genetics
Francesco Veronese has been working for the Italian breeding company Intermizoo for 15 years, the last 9 of which he has served as a sire analyst. And the 40-year-old, who selects around 35 sires every year for the breed...More
Unique in HI: Farms with the Highest kg/lb. Fat+Protein Production World-wide (Part 2)
In HI’s September issue, part one of our unique overview of the highest production farms world-wide appeared, with an overview of elite milkers from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Great Britain, Mexico, the N...More
Round Table: Is the blockade of sires of sons a problem or a lot of noise about nothing?
Since various breeding programs have begun withholding their own top sires in the early phase of their career from the general population, this type of genetic protectionism has come under scrutiny. Particularly for priv...More
Global Dairy Youth Challenge: Preliminary Round Four
After the success of the first competition in 2020, for the second time HI presents the Global Dairy Youth Challenge: a competition for young people. Via four preliminary rounds, the participants will be presented in two...More
Not a Single AI Wanted to Buy Him… and Still Emerson Became One of Elton’s Bestselling Sons around the World!
Do you still remember him: Ricecrest Emerson? Born in 1994, broke through in the TPI-top-ranks in 1999, and subsequently for years a globally popular sire? And that when initially not a single AI gave him a chance, despi...More