Cow Country

January 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country I - January 2023

Randy Frasier, the owner of Elmvue Farms in New York, started participating in North American national shows more than 50 years ago. Highlights were the Supreme Champion titles in 1992...

January 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - January 2023

Eclipse Altitude Princess-Red was first Junior-2 and Intermediate Champion of the Holstein Show at Australia’s International DairyWeek 2022, as well as Intermediate and Grand Champion Red Holstein. ‘I’ve always liked...

December 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - December 2022

Two new EX-97 Red Holsteins (Anita Absolute Joline-Red & Highcroft Absolute Lily-Red) as well as six EX-96 Holsteins were recorded by the US herdbook in 2022. One of the most...

December 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2022

With 30 milking cows, De Winkels Holsteins, owned by Henk Jan van Driel, is not large. Nevertheless, the achievements are noteworthy. During the last classification visit, three two-year-olds scored VG-88...

November 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2022

In a time where breeding is producing ever higher breeding values at a swift tempo, this story is well suited to the breeding romantics. Birkentree Clover is a bull dam...

November 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2022

‘Until then we had been successful at local shows. This year for the first time, we competed for prizes at the national level.’ Thomas Just, the herd manager on the...

October 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - October 2022

Should one take the time to study the gPTAT lists then one would notice that it has been topped by the same animal, SHG Avalanche Liv-RC, for a long period...

October 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2022

Claynook Holsteins has worked with two branches of the Rud Zip family: One based on OCD Planet Diamond, full sister to the dam of Global Cow winner Delicious whose many...

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2022

In July, a first choice Doc daughter out of three female pregnancies sold for $19,500 at the MD State Sale. Maryland is also the birth state of Peace&Plenty Atwd Jubilant...

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - September 2022

‘We are a group of friends that wanted to form a syndicate in order to invest in top genetics while spreading out the risk. At some point the idea came...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2022

In 2019, as a teenager, Aloïs Boudry showed the Red Holstein two-year-old EHB Apoll Rosalie for Belgium at the European show in Libramont. Together, that day, they earned a well-deserved...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - August 2022

The silky black heifer in the picture goes by the name of RUW Frosty and belongs to the Huesecken Gbr in Hagen. She is one of the few Peak Aztec...