Cow Families

April 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country I - April 2024

With 959 gPLI, Ballycairn Peace 6568 Sherese is far and away the nr.1 of all tested female Holsteins in the United Kingdom. The five-month-old DG Peace (<Captain) daughter traces via...

April 2024

Cow Families

Larcrest Cosmopolitan: A Major Impact Bloodline Worldwide

Larcrest Cosmopolitan: A distinctive, speckled cow with a very distinctive name, she became the icon for a bloodline that gained respect throughout the Holstein world. Via a long list of...

Jersey International

Cow Families

Cow Country II - April 2024

JMM Memoire was the winner at this year‘s Swiss Jersey Night, at which a total of 84 animals were presented. The third-parity Memoire is a Fizz daughter belonging to Damien...

March 2024

Cow Families

Kings-Ransom Mogul Cleavage: A special calling card from Kings-Ransom Holsteins in the USA

The name Cleavage is known to everybody. She is the impressive Mogul daughter from the heart of the Roxy family. Cleavage herself is the 10th consecutive EX generation and she...

March 2024

Cow Families

Successful Dutch Warsau/Warsi Family is Ready for the World

Their roots lie in the most eastern tip of Ontario. However, during the past three decades, the descendants of the Canadian Dutchglen Chieftess-Red have notably distinguished themselves in the Netherlands:...

March 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2024

Jean-Baptiste Decheppe of Gaec du Tombuy at Gimecourt in the north-east of France has a cow with a special story. ‘Gourmande was not born on our farm. It was our...

March 2024

Cow Families

Markwell Blackstar Raven: One of Blackstar’s most respected daughters

Like we quite often do when we tackle articles about monumental cow families – we have to start with an apology… Obviously when a cow family has been so good,...

February 2024

Cow Families

Swiss Expo: Hat Trick for Radiant Esprit

‘This cow is truly breathtaking!’ With these words, judge Molly Sloan expressed precisely what many spectators in the stands were thinking; the splendid Sunibelle Esprit became the undisputed Holstein Champion...

February 2024

Cow Families

Ashlyn: The Most Excellent Daughters in Breed History

In this Excellency issue there is no better cow to feature than the one that has produced the most EX daughters in breed history, the 2001 World Champion Tri-Day Ashlyn....

February 2024

Cow Families

The Lass Family from Clydebank: One of Australia’s Best Transmitting Families

Two cows from the Lass family at Clydebank – the three-quarter sisters Gay Lass EX and Gay Lassie VG-88 – both rank among the top-10 star-brood-cows of the breed in...

February 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - February 2024

Castelverde Goldsun Laura EX-96, bred by the Quaini family in Italy is not a normal cow. At an impressive age of 11 years and a lifetime production of almost 140,000kg/308,000lb...

February 2024

Cow Families

Comestar Laurie Sheik: Foundation of a Long Enduring Empire

In 1995 when the Canadian Cow of the Year award was established, they found exactly the right cow to set the standard, the inaugural winner being the legendary Comestar Laurie...