JMK Holsteins in Texas: From Nothing to 1400 Outstanding Holsteins in Just 35 Years


With 800 milking and dry cows, the dairy of John Koster (JMK Holsteins) is clearly below the average size in Texas (1343 cows), making it the fifth state for milk production in the US. ‘Compared to farms in the West, I am just a small player… I prefer to manage cows rather than people,’ says a laughing Koster, who engagingly shares about the fascinating history of his enterprise, and makes us enthusiastic about his outstanding and remarkably uniform herd.

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