Awards in Switzerland: Cows with Lots of Stars & Gold Medal Cows

awards-in-switzerland-cows-with-lots-of-stars-gold-medal-cows.jpg

Canadian Holsteins with several breeding stars often appear in HI. British Holsteins with several stars were placed in the spotlights in the March 2020 issue. Now we turn our attention to Switzerland, where the herdbook association Holstein Switzerland automatically calculates stars for the Holstein cows of its members. The other Swiss herdbook association, Swissherdbook, does not work with stars, but awards the title “Gold Medal” to cows that meet certain qualifications. In this article, we highlight both systems – and feature (a selection) of Holsteins that score high in these Swiss programs.

Read article

Register for free and receive 5 articles as gift of Holstein International

OHG & VOSt: Why size does not determine success!
introducing-the-herd-books-around-the-world-holstein-canada.jpg
Introducing the Herd-Books around the world: Holstein Canada
gaa-totally-oriented-to-servicing-large-commercial-dairies.jpg
GAA: Totally Oriented to Servicing Large Commercial Dairies
uniform-agri-demand-for-management-software-in-the-dairy-industry-continues-to-grow.jpg
Uniform-Agri: Demand for Management Software in the Dairy Industry Continues to Grow
overview-here-are-the-different-traits-that-go-into-feet-leg-evaluations.jpg
Overview: here are the Different Traits that go into Feet & Leg Evaluations.
Management Cows with lots of stars & Gold Medal cows