July 2023

Misc Breeds

Brice-ET: Line Breeding to Perfection

April 2023. His breeder, Marc Schertenleib, combined his successful “B” family even several times in Brice’s pedigree.

Brown Swiss International 2022

Misc Breeds

The favourites of the AI studs

Which cow families drive the breeding train? That is what BSI wanted to know of the AI studs and enquired about. In addition, we carried out our own analyses: which...

January 2020

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - January 2020

Whilst the start of the reigning Nr.1 gTPI sire, AltaZazzle’s pedigree story begins over 20 years ago with the legendary brood-cow Windsor-Manor Rud Zip – his modern-day narrative starts just...

May 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2019

The development and the discovery of new and unique cow families is one of the most important challenges facing Holstein breeding. But new families with breeding values at a top...