Cow Families

July 2020

Cow Families

„Best of the Breed“ The Personal Favourites from All Kinds of Barns Around the World

She could be the highest index cow in her country, have the most stars, the highest classification, production, lifetime production, or best health. No problem: Something like that could be...

July 2020

Cow Families

Luck-E Asia: Red-Impact Cow 2020

The bull that spent much of the last two years as the Nr.1 udder bull in the breed – Luck-E Awesome-Red – was a major contributor to his dam Luck-E...

June 2020

Cow Families

Luck-E Advent Asia-RC: Two-time Readers’ Favourite Captures 14th Red Impact Title!

Last year, she was overwhelmingly the readers’ favourite and finished second. As such, from the outset, Luck-E Advent Asia-RC EX-94 was a big favourite for the Red Impact title 2020....

June 2020

Cow Families

Faith: The Matriarch of the Ralma Herd in Minnesota

The whole herd descends from just one cow, a cow born in 1996. This is the Schmitt family’s 100-cow Ralma herd at Rice, Minnesota. Indeed, for many of these cows...

June 2020

Cow Families

Updates from the Blondin Supra family: Leading Type Sires, Top Sellers and National Champions

Amazingly it has been over five years since HI has dedicated a cow family story to the Canadian Blondin Supra family. Starting at Blondin with the purchase of Diamond-Hill Warden...

June 2020

Cow Families

Two Italian Number Ones: Zani’s Pawnee Family Demands Attention Once Again

The recent Italian April release once again brought the Zani prefix into the forefront. The index list for cows is led by Zani Bandares Mony and Zani Sound System Nora....

June 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2020

Around 60-70% of the 100-cow Marshland herd (Wisconsin, US) goes back to the 1960s cow, Marshland Reflection Beatrice EX-91. Understandably for a long-standing family there are many branches at Marshland,...

May 2020

Cow Families

Miranda: Rising Star for Polled and Red

He has become a global superstar in the polled breeding sector, the Australian bull Coomboona Zipit Mirand-PP, perhaps the most outstanding type bull the polled sector has ever seen. He...

May 2020

Cow Families

Frosty: The Expanding Empire of a Glamorous Show Queen

The silky, stylish lines of Harvue Roy Frosty EX-97 made her a crowd favorite during her stellar show career that included Intermediate and Reserve Grand Champion at the World Dairy...

May 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2020

‘We actually use quite a few current sires.’ Not a particularly unique statement. But those who know the tradition of Lantland Farms in New York may be quite surprised by...

May 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2020

As the 1750-cow Cirio herd in Italy is in the fluid milk market, it has always been looking for production. Five years ago it began putting more emphasis on health...

May 2020

Cow Families

The amazing career of BTS-Malaga

A son at N°3 in the French top list, and a former N°1 daughter that currently ranks fourth on the official French heifer top list! Here are the fantastic results...