Bosside in Wisconsin: The Sale of Genetics has Always Moved us Forward in a Big Way

Over the last 30 years the Bosside name has had a constant presence on the international Holstein scene. At first it was Bosside Ruben, then Bosside AltaRoss, Co-op Bosside Massey and most recently, Bosside Rubels Rebel-...

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The New Future of Sandy-Valley Holsteins

Around the New Year, news came: the well-known breeding enterprise Sandy-Valley Holsteins in the American state of Wisconsin was discontinuing. HI launched the news via both its publication “Holstein International” and t...

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Go-Farm:Average Daily Production of 38 kg/84 lb and the Source of Nr.1 Sires and Cows

Go-Farm Miura, with 4352 PFT, is the leader of the Italian progeny proven index list, where seven Go-Farm sires are in the top-50. The DNA top-50 even includes nine Go-Farm sires, with Go-Farm Beerbum as the leader (4791...

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Intriguing Sires Best Seller 2021 2 - April 2022

Moline was the highest volume selling bull in the Jetstream line-up last year. He is housed in the US and is an excellent semen producer in both conventional and sexed units. ‘He was initially used as a mating sire which...

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Elite Sires of Sons Captain & AltaZazzle:Both Bring Good-old ME Tony Back into View!

Last month we mentioned them in HI’s editorial: the junior Genosource Captain and Peak AltaZazzle are far and away the most influential sires of sons in America’s gTPI top-100. Together they provide nearly half of the en...

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Focus On - April 2022

Careers never follow the same path, and this is also true of top sires. Their influence on the population is often not only dependant on their genetic level, but also their availability. And it makes no difference if a s...

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BullTalk - April 2022

‘Last fall, we already noted that he could become successful, since his recently fresh daughters were selling at our heifer sales for €200 above the average price,’ tells Liane Krauter from RUW/Phönix about Germany’s nr....

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DG Charley Received Many Opportunities as a Sire of Sons and Used Them Optimally

One of the most notable transmitters from the beginning of the DNA revolution was undoubtedly Cogent Supershot. He made global news with his sky high TPI index and his high semen price. In the meantime, Supershot – a son...

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Gywer-RC: Successful Sire of Sons for Red and Black & White

With six sons, Gywer-RC was the main source in the overview of bestselling Holstein sires world-wide (HI 3/2022), while with five sons he is also prominent in the list of the world’s most popular Red Holstein sires (else...

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Intriguing Sires Best Sellers 2021 - April 2022

Last year, Adissio-PP was the most sold Holstein sire at Qnetics (partner in Phönix), and that is still the case. ‘Because he is homozygote polled and very all-round. And he transmits a bit of an alternative pedigree, wi...

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Cow Country 1 - April 2022

The name Paul Mathay is a household one for many fans of the red and white scene within Europe. For decades he has been regularly investing in the best red and white genetics and has been developing them into top animals...

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The Next Generation

Sommentier. A small village in the Swiss canton of Fribourg, in the western part of Switzerland. Perhaps you have never heard of Sommentier before… but you have certainly heard of two famous Holsteins that were born ther...

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Hallon Holsteins The ambitious prefix from the West Midlands of Great Britain

The Hallon prefix may not yet be among the big names of the British breeding scene, but the name should certainly be taken note of. The work accomplished by the Tudor family over the last 25 years is really worth seeing....

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Roc Happy Put Ferme de la Roche on the International Map

‘I certainly did not want to use O-Man. Outstanding for fitness, to be sure, but too modest for conformation.’ That was the opinion of Philippe Guibert. Until he could purchase a package of embryos from Evolution. Includ...

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Lareleve Canada’s Top Production Herd

For 2021 they broke through the 17,000kg/37,400lb barrier!! Lareleve has a 305-day average of 17,061kg/37,613lb 3.9%f 3.2%p on110 cows. Join us for a visit to Canada’s top production herd.

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