Ron Pietersma, owner of Legend Dairy Farms: ‘Identify the “magic cross”, and use it as much as possible.’

The “Legend Dairy” prefix has been a household name for decades in American Holstein breeding. The Californian herd of Ron Pietersma has turned out to be an unprecedented breeding pond of numerous strong cow families who stand out for production, longevity and type. In terms of excellent cows, Legend Dairy is currently even in the American top-5. HI travelled to Chino and spoke with one of the seniors in Holstein breeding, who deems the “magic cross” to be a significant key to success.

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