BullTalk

November 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2022

One of the young and enthusiastic dairy farmers and breeders from Canada, without a doubt, is Tony van Lith. His “Valiant” prefix is quickly gaining recognition, also in part due...

October 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2022

It is rare to find such a complete sire as Welcome In Our World! His name then appears to be well-chosen by breeder Bill Peck from Welcome Stock Farm, because...

September 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - September 2022

Cows with a slick hide (shorter and smoother hair) are able to better cope with high temperatures (see also page 7). For this reason, the number of sires with the...

August 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - August 2022

‘They are cows that put milk in the tank, is a frequently heard comment. Remarks that they have the desirable slightly curved legs, above average teat length and capacity are...

June 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - June 2022

New sires regularly come and go in the top of the German progeny proven Red Holstein list. However, one name remains stable in the top-30: Arino-Red with a total index...

May 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - May 2022

‘This will become one of our most influential sires of sons,’ said Jeff Ziegler from Select Sires in the summer of 2021. This statement was confirmed in April. And how!...

April 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - April 2022

‘Last fall, we already noted that he could become successful, since his recently fresh daughters were selling at our heifer sales for €200 above the average price,’ tells Liane Krauter...

March 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - March 2022

One of the remarkable millionaires in the world is Mainstream Manifold, a bull that no one initially expected would become a millionaire. However, he actually developed into one of the...

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...

January 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - January 2022

‘During the past few years I have witnessed the Holstein breed becoming whiter. It is increasingly difficult to find a good bull that is 75% or more black. I manage...

November 2021

Sires Report

Bulltalk - November 2021

You likely recognize him: This is Mr Farnear Helix Twitch, who graced the January 2020 HI cover. At the time, Twitch was already in high demand and there has not...

October 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2021

Remarkable: the entire progeny-proven Italian top-3 consists of sons of Sandy-Valley Afterburner, namely Miura (his report elsewhere in this HI issue), Kubrick and Pepsol, while also the Italian Nr.8, Sprite,...