Andreas and Bettina Kocher, Switzerland: Investment in good genetics pays off

Andreas and Bettina Kocher have put together a strong Brown Swiss herd over the last 14 years. The pedigrees of their cows are dotted with illustrious names like Gordon Patty EX-95, Gardan Halla EX-94, Ace Finesse EX-92 and Arve EX-97, Vigor Carolina EX-94, Camelot Cafina EX-95, Jongleur Elisa EX-97 and Glenn Glena EX-96. Deep, high-producing and long-lasting cow families are everything for them and purchased animals don’t always need to come at a premium.

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