Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (1)
To breed a Holstein that is distinguished as being EX is an accomplishment to be proud of even in times when Holstein breeding is continually striving towards more commercial goals. For dairy farmers that think only about the commercial side, EX classifications may have little meaning, but nonetheless they are an indication as to which cows will age well and achieve a high lifetime production. As such, herds with an above average number of EX cows could also perform at a top level from an economic standpoint. Perhaps this is a thought you will bear in mind as you read the first part of our worldwide analysis of the herds with the most EX cows on the following pages. It is a list of exceptional farms, exceptional breeders and exceptional dairy farmers.
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