Cow Families

December 2022

Cow Families

Habitan Stellar Transmitter of Type and Production

In this fast paced world of modern genomic breeding it is amazing just how much influence one cow can create in just 5 years. The combination of prolific embryo production...

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...

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

Miss OCD Delicious: Consistency at the highest level

Almost exactly twelve years ago, Miss OCD Delicious was born and today the former Nr.1 of the breed still scores an impressive 2645 gTPI. For more than a decade now...

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...

November 2022

Cow Families

Morningview Super Deann Foundation of a High-Genomic Branch of the Roxy’s.

The Roxy family has developed the status of royalty in Holstein breeding, with a reputation built on consistent, long-lasting brood cows and solid transmitting bulls. However, one aspect that has...

November 2022

Cow Families

Victor Lego: Legend-Maker on Both Sides of Her Pedigree

Here is the background of her enthusiastic young breeder Aaron Smith and his Legend-Maker prefix.

November 2022

Cow Families

Flechedor Zita EX-97: 20 breeding stars in Canada

Anyone visiting the World Dairy Expo expects to see the cream of the crop of the Holstein breed. This statement is unlikely to surprise, but perhaps you still remember the...

November 2022

Cow Families

Mystique Lambda Anis: Bull Dam from a Deep Canadian Cow Family

Delta-Lambda has attracted admirers around the globe, a true ‘cross-over’ bull combining solid production with great type and impressive udders. The Delta son from the Lila Z family did not...

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...