October 2021


Cow Family Tournament: Responses from the Breeders

In HI’s September issue, you were able to become well-acquainted with the families that placed 10, 9, 8 and 7 in HI’s Cow Family Tournament. Now it is time for...

Juni 2021

United States of America

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...

April 2021

United States of America

The sequel: Here is the Second Preliminary Round of HI’s Cow Family Tournament!

In our recent March issue, HI’s tournament of the world’s most influential cow families commenced with preliminary round 1, in which 50 promising cow families from continents other than North...

November 2020

United States of America

Keeping it in the Family: Hanker wins Global Cow 2020 title.

Last year it was Cookiecutter Halo who claimed the Global Cow title. This year two of her daughters Hanker and Has fought a duel for the 2020 award. The exceptional...

April 2020

United States of America

Cow Country - April 2020

As you will have read in HI’s recent herd report on AOT Genetics in January, Cookiecutter MOM Halo has had a huge impact on their breeding programme. For example, Halo’s...

November 2019

United States of America

Intriguing Sires - November 2019

With two sons in the progeny proven top-10, the German bull dam KNS Reality VG-86 is meeting expectations in Italy. Her Balisto son Brasileiro (3398 PFT) stands out with high...

October 2018

Herd reports

Cookiecutter: On Its Way to 3,000 Cows

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains at Hudson Falls, New York, is Ideal Dairy Farms. Ideal has been operated by the same family since 1908 and today milks...

September 2023

Siemers Holsteins

Cherry-Lily Luster-P: He Provided Polled with the Decisive Jump to the Top TPI with Lots of Conformation

Let’s be honest: five years ago, who would have expected that in 2023 the world would have a progeny proven polled sire who combines 2902 TPI with a faultless conformation...