Cow Families

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...

August 2022

Cow Families

Stadacona Outside Abel: Fountainhead of a Family of Super Brood Cows

Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy sold for 1.2 million dollars, was Grand Champion at the World Dairy Expo and the Royal in 2011, and was Canadian Cow of the Year 2012....

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - July 2022

‘This cow is incredibly balanced with enormous milkiness. For an eighth-lactation cow she has an outstanding udder that is very well attached,’ are the words of judge Paul Hannen, who...

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - July 2022

Dogwood Farm in Virginia, 50 miles/80 km west of the centre of Washington DC, is the domain of Pottsdale Holsteins. ‘RORA Elevation was bred just seven miles or eleven kilometres...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Cow Families

The favourites of the AI studs

Which cow families drive the breeding train? That is what BSI wanted to know of the AI studs and enquired about. In addition, we carried out our own analyses: which...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2022

The family of Al-Lew Monterey Ashley EX-94 is gaining popularity. While her sons Aristocrat, Arrow and Armagedon-P have been well-liked for a while, the family most recently attracted attention at...

June 2022

Cow Families

The Amazones at Micheret: Cow Family Quality that Returns Rock Solidly with Each Generation

Searching for the intense power of cow families? At Ferme Micheret in St-Zephirin, Quebec, you come across this power in all its force. A few years ago when we walked...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - June 2022

The new Canadian Cow of the Year has been revealed: Paquet Kolya Goldwyn! That seems like more than a correct choice. The EX-92 Goldwyn daughter out of an EX-90 Titanic...

June 2022

Cow Families

Weggelhorster Holsteins Strong Herd and Positive Bottom Line with Many Cows from Homebred Sires

‘We need to make money, that is the red thread on our farm.’ Richard and José Haytink from Weggelhorster Holsteins have clear goals in mind. They appreciate balanced cows, and...

June 2022

Cow Families

Genetics of the Glendell daughter Rockton Della in France

When you read this, it will be almost exactly 35 years ago that a Chief Mark daughter, from the American Glendell Arlinda Chief daughter Rockton Della, was born in France....

May 2022

Cow Families

Puttergill Inka: A Leading Cow Family from South Africa

For over 30 years the Inka family has been rising to the top of the impressive Puttergill herd on the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The hard working Inka’s have...