June 2024

Herd reports

Claynook Farms: Modern Holstein Enterprise with 35% of Income from Breeding

With Claynook Zeebah Letchworth in the Nr.1 position for young females and Ranger son Claynook Zard-RC in second place on the sire list, Claynook Farms in Ontario is drawing a...

September 2023


Global Cow 2023 Here are the Finalists!

This is the 19th edition of the Global Cow competition, which has given recognition to the breed’s most influential brood cows down through the years. It’s that time of the...

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...

November 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - November 2020

Just due to her colour alone, Logan Jodie 3-Red turns out to be a special sight. ‘She is nearly entirely white, only the tips of her ears are red,’ explains...

October 2020

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - October 2020

Gladius is the new leader in Germany, based on both gRZG (169) and the new economic index gRZ€ (2904). Gladius will transmit lots of milk (2265kg) with positive components (+.12%...

April 2020

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires 2020 - April

‘Legacy was heavily used as a mating sire and we have genomic-tested over 800 sons to date,’ explains Jeff Ziegler (Select Sires), ‘this obviously is more than we need to...

November 2019

Cow Families

Striking Gold with Claynook’s Chassity line!

It all goes back to the 2009 International Intrigue sale where a cow sold with a package for a monumental $1.5 million. That cow is now one of the modern-day...

July 2019

Sires Report

Focus on.. Eyecatcher

The breeding values for conformation are among the best the breed has to offer, but that is not the reason why we are presenting these four bulls. The quality of...

September 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2018

It is a secret of the trade why the Pledge family, developed at Windy-Knoll-View in the USA and with many successful individuals around the world, is suddenly able to translate...