Colganados Genetics: From a Colombian Dream to World Champion Shakira

You are likely familiar with the American show cow Colganados D Avianca-Red EX-96? The prefix stands for much more than just this beautiful Destry daughter. Colganados, or “Cows from Colombia”, is the name of Francisco Rodríguez’s farm. Discover how this international entrepreneur was smitten by the Holstein breed as a Colombian youngster, how he became a veterinarian, and then became skilled in management. How with next to nothing, he established a vibrant dairy, moved to the American city of Madison for work, while there invested in the Apple family, and… became the co-breeder of the much admired World Champion 2021: Erbacres Snapple Shakira-RC EX-97!

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