Oelhorst Holsteins: Consistently and Correctly Using the Very Best Bulls World-Wide


Solid conformation cows with average production of 12,274 kg/27,060 lb. milk and 3.56% protein, and a lifetime total at culling of 55,000 kg/121,250 lb; at Oelhorst Holsteins in the Netherlands, nothing is left to chance, with impressive results as the outcome. In terms of breeding, the owners – father Freek and son Bert Luttikhedde – have had a straightforward policy for decades: corrective mating with the use of the very best bulls from various countries, and selection based on udder, feet & legs, production, and somatic cell.

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