Australia

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...

April 2021

Cow Families

Page-House Shottle Noni: Australian Cow of the Year

The 2020 Australian Cow of the Year is… Page-House Shottle Noni. A fan favourite during her highly successful show career that included DairyWeek Intermediate Champion 2010 and Grand Champion 2012,...

March 2021

Herd reports

Bevandale in Australia: Farming in the Tropics

One of the keenest breeders from the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland is Henry Bevan from Bevandale Holsteins. Dairy farming in the tropics has its own distinct challenges, but...

March 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2021

‘In our breeding goal we have always focused on conformation, production, and fitness.’ Lachlan Fry, the breeder at Katandra-Park Holsteins & Jerseys (140 milking cows) in Western Australia, has a...

February 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2021

The forced cancellation of the annual Irish National Dairy Show in October led to a competition to determine the Champion of the Decade. Ridgefield Dundee Portea EX-95 claimed the title...

January 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2021

Outstanding udders, daughter fertility, production and conformation: those are the principles that Tom and Rick Simon have used to develop their world famous Farnear herd they are the formwork that...