Goldwyn ATM’s Legacy Continues to Strengthen Worldwide

He was in the right place and the right time. The black, silky-hided Goldwyn yearling that walked into the sale ring at the 2008 Maryland State sale will be the bargain Nick Raggi will never forget. Here is the ATM story...

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Pompey: Conquering Two Market Sectors at the Same Time

A powerful cow that ranked among the highest Massey daughters worldwide, Pompey has gone on to make her mark in two different sectors of the market – polled and red. Here is an update on the career of Richmond-FD Pompey.

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Cow Country - July 2017

When the two friends and neighbours David McAfee (Glamour) and Morell McCollum (Boghill) started their partnership 5 years ago, the goal was to build one of the best PLI herds in Great Britain. The duo never took their e...

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Leadman Celebrated During his Life Already as a Holstein Legend

‘Nothing is worse than waking up to an ugly cow.’ Those were the words of Jack Miller in 1991, when he shared his breeding goals. Why did Miller become world famous? Because the breeding enterprise where he was the manag...

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Bosdale in Canada: Sixty Cows Scored Excellent!

Bosdale is highly regarded on the international scene as one of the high type herds of Canada, but did you know that as of their latest classification they now have 61 cows scored EX! That means that every third cow you...

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Dueholm: Family Farm with Passion for International Marketing and High Production

Dueholm, the family farm of Martin and Ann Rasmussen in the northern Danish Skive, has developed since 2004 into the home of international cow families. Unabated, they continually invest in new purchases; based on profit...

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Webb-Vue: Interactive Juncture of Technology, History, Science and Passion

Do you still remember him: Willow-Marsh Gabor, the powerful milk, fitness and width bull that was extremely popular for years? Sales of his semen exceeded 900,000 doses and today he has almost 55,000 daughters world-wide...

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Udder Health: A Critical Element in Achieving High-Level Production

The combination of good genetics and good feed should lead to a high producing herd. However, seeing to all the smaller details that create an environment for healthy, contented cows is just as important. This month in o...

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The Humbling Story behind Wendon’s Unstoppable Divine Family

Extreme 5-figure prices and show wins across North America have boosted the profile of Wendon’s Divine family this spring. And with many intriguing offspring coming through the ranks, much more is yet to come. The Divine...

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Cow Country - June 2017

Keylas Sid Roxanna EX-93 recently won the Ontario Spring Show. The daughter of Keylas Roxanne VG-85 (Atlas-Aeroline-Lindy-Starbuck) was discovered by Rob Eby (Pleasant Nook Farm). For the past 2 years she has been owned...

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Kopf Holsteins: A Driving Force Behind the Emerging Holsteins in Austria

Their history as an independent breed is relatively short, and for a long-time Holsteins had little chance in Austria against the dominance of Fleckvieh and Braunvieh breeds. However, since the beginning of the new mille...

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98 Years of Holsteins at Pine Shelter in Minnesota

He stood patiently waiting for the train as it entered the station in Pine Island. His son Lloyd was returning home from University… bringing with him on the train a cow he had purchased from the University herd! The yea...

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Vogue: Breaking Records, Setting Trends & Making Memories

You may have seen the “Vogue” name before… You may even know some of the animals in their eclectic portfolio – but do you know the people behind the prefix? Time to explore Vogue Cattle Co.

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Holyland in Wisconsin: An Emerging Name in Elite Genetics

At the 2016 US National Holstein Convention, Joe Loehr was honoured as the National Distinguished Young Breeder of the Year. Some months later he received the equivalent award from the Brown Swiss Association. To receive...

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Given its Low Heritability, is Breeding for Fertility Worth It?

Can fertility be improved through breeding? Or is it simply down to management? Here we investigate the impact you can make by selecting for fertility.

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