ABS

June 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - June 2022

‘Hailstone is very popular and is thus following in the footsteps of bestselling homozygote polled sires like Dynamite-PP and Debut-PP,’ says Hannah Noble from Cogent about the son of Hulk-P...

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

February 2022

Management

The Millionaires of the Holstein Breed: The Milestone Appears to be Getting Further Away!

The “comeback bull”, as he was called. When dairy farmers milked daughters of this bull, they wanted more: And returned to the bull. That’s why there continued to be orders...

February 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - February 2022

‘Dreambig has been quite popular since he became available, but now, eighteen months after starting, has had his bestselling month. To me, that means that dairy farmers see good conception...

February 2022

Sires Report

Focus on... February 2022

There is a certain tradition by which we present a selection of outstanding red-carrier sires in our “Focus On” column between the respective evaluation periods. These are sires that not...

February 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA 2022 - February 2022

As one of the few families with worldwide fame, the Barbie family is one of a select group that continually generate attention on Germany’s breeding scene, although it is seldom...

December 2021

Sires Report

From An American Dairyman: Suggestions for Sire Selection

An American Dairyman continues his series of contributions for Holstein International and now brings some interesting suggestions for sire selection. He also adds some actual sire names to his suggestions...

December 2021

Sires Report

Bull Talk - December 2021

‘He is very popular due to his high components, A2A2, unique aAa (516), average stature, low somatic cell, high udder index and plus for DPR,’ explains general manager Ron Sersland...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2021

‘We are thrilled with everything that Dynamite has done for us. He is one of the most beautiful bulls that we have ever had in the barns of Cogent. The...

September 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - September 2021

You already know Wilt Emilio, the Capital Gain son who as a young sire garnered attention in elite breeding realms and who last year fully made true on his promises....

August 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - August 2021

Fitters Choice is the nr.1 gPTAT bull. His dam and grandam died young, but that doesn’t mean anything. After all, before that, we find two Global Cow winners in a...

August 2021

Sires Report

Focus on - August 2021

Coming with the interesting sire stack Discjockey-Applicable-Mascalese is the double headlining sire Sabbiona Inseme Tantum, who occupies the Nr.1 udder position in both Italy (4.68 ICM) and Switzerland (151 MS)....