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July 2019
Gastlosen Integral Laylani and a dream story

The truth of the matter is that we would like to use as few words as possible for this story to maximize the focus on the picture that our photographer Christine Massfeller took of Gastlosen Integral Laylani in her Swiss...

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July 2019
Idee Goldwyn Lucia: Lustre Family Shines Again

Idee Lustre was Grand Champion at the Royal in 2002, and in the almost 20 years since, this family has never been far from the news. The latest accolade was the naming of Idee Goldwyn Lucia – dam of the 2017 Royal Interm...

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July 2019
The family behind GAH Olga des Grilles, Europe’s record seller!

Tuesday February 26, 2019 was a historical day in France. Indeed, a very special heifer was sold during the Paris Dairy Sale at Simagena and registered a new European record for a public sale at €130.000! What kind of co...

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August 2017
Océanie: One of Europe’s Premier Red families

Production, longevity and type: It is hard to find a breeder who isn’t interested in at least one of these traits – and it is even harder to find a cow family that can excel in all three… Introducing the La Waebera Glaci...

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July 2019
Cow Country - July 2019

With 2111 TPI, Niclo O-Man Debbie VG-87 (born 2004) is one of the very highest American index cows from her birth year. The O-Man owned by the Nichols and Longshore families in South Carolina intrigues as the grand-dam o...

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July 2019
Cow Country - July 2019

After their herd dispersal sale in April, the only milking cows the Irish Sinnott family kept were their homebred dam and daughter pair – Ballyboy Goldwyn Carmen VG and Sid Carmen VG-88-3yr. The Carmens symbolise the Bal...

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July 2019
Intriguing Sires - Balic & Bandicoot & Duke

‘Our dairy farmers appreciate Balic and are using him again as a progeny proven bull,’ states Mathias Poferl from Rinderzucht Baden-Württemberg (RBW). ‘Also in his DNA period, Balic was already very popular, so that ther...

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July 2019
Focus on.. Eyecatcher

The breeding values for conformation are among the best the breed has to offer, but that is not the reason why we are presenting these four bulls. The quality of this quartet is not based on numbers but on the feedback f...

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July 2019
Intriguing Sires - July 2019

Giordano is the new Nr.1 DNA-proven bull in Italy and combines solid production (+1330kg milk) with high components (+.50%f +.24%p) and is the highest rated bull for udders in the top-10 at 2.93. He is sired by Westcoast...

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July 2019
Bull Talk - July 2019

Salvatore dominates for the red & white sire of sons, but in his wake we find Endco Apprentice RC, a Kingboy son of Blondin-TJR Supersire Aroma VG-85. Apprentice is not only the sire of Westcoast Swingman-Red (nr.1 in Ca...

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July 2019
El Grillo: 650 Holstein Cows in Uruguay

With this photo page we arrive in Uruguay, South America: Or more specifically in Sarandi Grande in the Florida Department, 140 km north of Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo. We arrive on the farm of Jose Gurgitano and his...

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July 2019
Rinderzucht Kaack - Strong Performing D Family Provides Three Sires in the German Top-4

Murano (150 RZG), Morgan (148 RZG) and Masato (147 RZG) occupy 3 of the top-4 positions on the German progeny proven index list. They are three Mogul sons of one and the same Man-O-Man daughter: KAX Debita. A threefold r...

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July 2019
Riverdown in Canada: Home of Unstopabull and Incredibull

Unstopabull and Incredibull – the two high-type red bulls have been giving the Riverdown name a presence on the international Holstein scene over recent years. This month we take you on a visit to this modern, efficient...

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July 2019
Here is #6 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years: Sandy-Valley!

Spectacular! We have not yet started with the top-5 of our competition and now already we come across real heavyweights… en route to the absolute Nr.1, which will be revealed in December. But now already, it is time for...

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July 2019
Savage-Leigh: Striving to Breed Cows that are every Dairy Person’s Dream!

A multi-faceted operation with many interesting features, join us as we visit the American Savage-Leigh herd where two very different operations work harmoniously under the same prefix. And more: Discover the secrets beh...

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