German Dairy Farm is Rising Rapidly through the Ranks Fraederk Meppen: ‘It is nearly frightening how well breeding works.’

‘It is one of the most significant, most elementary management decisions that I ever made. With exactly the same work, you achieve a much better economic result.’ This concludes Fraederk Meppen from the German region of Ost-Friesland, after he completely changed course in 2017. From absolutely no interest in breeding (‘none at all’) to fully focussed on breeding. HI paid a visit to the ambitious and friendly breeder – because that is certainly how he can now be described – and not only heard about his tremendous appreciation for breeding, but discovered a fascinating cow family at the same time.

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