Australia

January 2022

Herd reports

Elmar in Australia Home of the Jessica Cow Family

The Elmar herd in northern Victoria has often made news headlines over the past two decades, principally via the exploits of their Jessica cow family. Three years ago the move...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2021

Solomon sired the Reserve Champion at the World Dairy Expo this year, the 4-year-old Oakfield Footloose, a rising superstar of the show world. Another Solomon daughter in the news is...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2021

With Himeyers Brain, a brand new prefix appeared in the top of the Swiss sire line-up. The Letsgo son from Swissgenetics scores 1602 gIset, with high indexes for conformation and...

November 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Genetics Australia & CRV

The surge in use of beef bulls on lower genetic merit dairy cows continues to grow, and part of the evolution in this market is the use of male sexed...

October 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2021

The bull Bosside Rubel Rebel-Red (2808 gTPI) is out of Bosside Seasaw Abby (Seasaw-Gatedancer-Megasire) who is a top-20 TPI red or red-carrier cow in the US. ‘We purchased the Megasire...

September 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2021

With two family branches in the top-10 of most recognized brood cows (HI 07/21), the L family in the Clydebank herd (300 milking cows) is one of the very strongest...

Juli 2021

Management

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (1)

To breed a Holstein that is distinguished as being EX is an accomplishment to be proud of even in times when Holstein breeding is continually striving towards more commercial goals....

Juni 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

With 2833 TPI, Positive debuted in America’s progeny proven top-10 during the recent April release; an official Canadian progeny proven index is expected in August. ‘Positive has been very popular...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2021

‘We regularly sell two-year-olds at the monthly RUW sales. Outstanding type can make a difference there of €3,000 instead of €2,000.’ Friedrich Köster from the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen knows...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

May 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2021

‘Producing milk,’ responds Eric Elbers from CRV to the question about the most important qualities of Delta Thilda, the Amigo daughter who is being used extensively within CRV’s breeding program....

April 2021

Cow Families

Italian Shara: Royal Source of Longevity, Fertility and Production

Ronelee Dabble, Whittier-Farms Roz, Stadacona Abel, Juniper Wish, Vieuxsaule Mary Sol, Windy-Knoll-View Pledge; the Holstein world has several famous bull dams by Comestar Outside. In this article, you will become...