June 2023

Herd reports

La Croisière in France Holsteins with Excellent Conformation and Long Careers

When he was twelve years old, Mickael Coursière made his first matings. Today he is 41 years old and manages a dairy farm with 100 milking cows that for a...

May 2023

Cow Families

141 Years after her Emigration from Boksum to New YorkThe Family of America’s Historic Record Cow Pietertje is Still Performing in Friesland

No wonder that she became world famous: Pietertje 2, the Friesian cow that emigrated to America and there set a world record for production that stood for no less than...

January 2023

Herd reports

Les Ponts Holsteins:‘Cows that Get Old Easily and Also Stay Beautiful.’

Enthusiastic and passionate. That is the first impression when arriving for a visit at the Dumas family and their farm Les Ponts Holsteins. Situated near Vaulruz, not far from the...

June 2022

Sires Report

How the “old” Chief was Auctioned as an Unborn Calf

We go back in time sixty years. To – in Holstein country – an unusual state in the US: Nebraska. But: it is a place where one of the most...

January 2022

Herd reports

Darcroft A 3-time Master Breeder Herd with a 12.870kg/28,373lb (x2) Average!

Big milk, high fertility, impressive classifications, balanced breeding, multiple Master Breeder shields and one big goal… to be the best managed herd in the province. Gain invaluable insight from the...

December 2020

Sires Report

How the Winning Brothers Sovereign and Marksman Still Reign

In the list of influential sires in the American population, we see a notable trend. Never before has a bull approached the legends Elevation and Chief as closely as today....

June 2020

Sires Report

BullTalk - June 2020

Now he has a progeny proven index! Indeed, no less than 609 milking daughters were included in one and the same release in the index of Stantons Chief – the...

April 2020

Sires Report

Bull Talk - April 2020

At the German breeding company RBB, the use of DNA sires is high: 75%. Even so, among the progeny proven bulls, one stands out – the Larcrest Commander son Calvo....

December 2017

Sires Report

BullTalk - December 2017

Do you know who is among the most sold sires at World-Wide Sires? Mapel Wood Brewmaster! The now 7-year-old Canadian is very popular world-wide, explains Scott Ruby from WWS. As...