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The Ultimate Male “Personification” of the Roxy Genes: Woodcrest King Doc

‘He is extremely popular,’ reported Rick VerBeek in 2018 about the then 3-year-old sire Woodcrest King Doc. Absolutely nothing has changed, confirms Verbeek’s colleague Jeff Ziegler today. Every dose that Doc produces is...

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Caudumer Holsteins: Breeding Success with Lol Family Thanks to Genomics and Polled

What started with delivering sires like Fun-P-Red in the Netherlands and Batch-P in Germany, received a special sequel last year, especially with the unprecedented international sire of son success of Solitair-P-Red and...

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Mantoño Holstein: Elite Spanish Farm for Conformation and Lifetime Production

A conformation average of more than 89 points, the highest percentage of EX cows in the country, an average lifetime production of 73,000 kg/160,000 lb. and two “Master Breeder” titles: These phenomenal results have been...

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Ja-Bob: Adapting to Suit Different Aspects of the Genetics Industry

Red, polled, A2A2, and now slick – the breeding goals at Ja-Bob Holsteins in Ohio have been evolving to encompass different aspects in Holstein breeding. Owner Mark Yeazel is constantly striving to produce genetics that...

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Snow-N-Denises Dellia: A Candidate for the next “Queen of the Breed”

She bred an historic bull in Durham and millionaires like Die-Hard, Million and Altiota. Among her heirs are exceptional breeding cows like Sandy-Valley Plane Sapphire and Meadows-LLC BWM Dancia, global cows like Cookiec...

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BullTalk - February 2022

‘Dreambig has been quite popular since he became available, but now, eighteen months after starting, has had his bestselling month. To me, that means that dairy farmers see good conception and that they like the calves.’...

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Focus on... February 2022

There is a certain tradition by which we present a selection of outstanding red-carrier sires in our “Focus On” column between the respective evaluation periods. These are sires that not only count among the elite in the...

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Intriguing Sires DNA 2022 - February 2022

As one of the few families with worldwide fame, the Barbie family is one of a select group that continually generate attention on Germany’s breeding scene, although it is seldom represented with outstanding individuals i...

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Intriguing Sires Polled - February 2022

‘He is extremely popular in every market. Especially in Canada and Switzerland, he is being used heavily.’ Speaking is Dave Eastman about Vogue A2P2-PP. The high-indexing PP son of Luster-P out of Silverridge Duke Elsa-P...

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Pine-Tree-I Pursuit: Another Bull from the Rudy Missy’s Surges to the Top

Supersire, Mogul and Balisto: Three of the most influential sires worldwide over the past decade, and they all trace to the great Rudy Missy family. Now there is a new bull in town: Joining their illustrious ranks from t...

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Veelhorst-DG Casino: Extremely Profitable Daughters

His background is exceptionally international. Great-grandam Broeks Betty, for example, received daughters on four continents. The foundation lies in Germany. Exactly where Casino, the main character in this sire report,...

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Melarry Frazzled: ‘His impact is far from over.’

In April 2016, he appeared for the first time on the official gTPI list: Melarry Josuper Frazzled. ‘He is the modern bull that dairy farmers will want to use. He offers a rare combination of very high production and good...

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Intriguing Sires DP - February 2022

Muri Planet Popsy, as the highest indexing European Holstein cow, enjoyed lots of attention and thus received many breeding opportunities. From out of her shadow, her sister Pepsy is now scoring well with grandson Pepsol...

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Cow Country 2 - February 2022

Most breed-leading cows need to be backed by a breed-leading family – and Canada’s Nr.1 Conformation Cow (+17), Duckett Sidekick Ollie VG-87-2yr (max), is no different. Coming from the heart of one of the world’s hottest...

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Cow Country 1 - February 2022

Dellarossa Inseme Belfante (<AltaZarek/4179 gPFT) is one of the most complete young sires in Italy. Appearing behind the Inseme transmitter is an intriguing cow family, developed at the family operation Allevamento Della...

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