Cow Families

January 2022

Cow Families

This is Most Likely the Highest Classified Polled Red Holstein Cow in the World

A beautiful drive through the mostly mountainous Pennsylvania – one of the ten American states with the most milking cows – brings us to the heart of the state, where...

January 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - January 2022

RUW Elite originates from the embryo program at RUW (Phönix) and was born in October 2016 on the farm of Thomas Schäfer (SHS Holsteins). A very fortunate moment, concludes Schäfer...

January 2022

Cow Families

Early-Autumn Golden Rae: The High Indexing Branch of the Roxy’s

The Nr.1 indexing female in the breed comes from the family of Golden Rae. The Golden Rae’s have grown to a position of prominence in well-known herds such as Morningview,...

January 2022

Cow Families

Global Domination for ­Gold-N-Oaks MVP Aria …and her story has just begun!

You may be aware of Gold-N-Oaks MVP Aria’s success as a bull-dam through her trailblazing son, Westcoast Alcove, in Canada… But do you know about her breeding success in France,...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2021

Solomon sired the Reserve Champion at the World Dairy Expo this year, the 4-year-old Oakfield Footloose, a rising superstar of the show world. Another Solomon daughter in the news is...

December 2021

Cow Families

HI’s Cow Family Tournament: Here are the highest ranking, numbers 2 & 1!

In the HI issues of September, October, and November, the excitement continued to rise; in the meantime, you have become acquainted with numbers 3 through 10. Now follows the absolute...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Family Tournament: Responses from the Breeders

In November’s HI, you could become extensively acquainted with Nr.4 and Nr.3 of HI’s Global Cow Family Tournament: Braedale Gypsy Grand and Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy. On this page, you find...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2021

With Himeyers Brain, a brand new prefix appeared in the top of the Swiss sire line-up. The Letsgo son from Swissgenetics scores 1602 gIset, with high indexes for conformation and...

December 2021

Cow Families

Focus on their Background: Italy’s Champions, Two Special Breeding Stories

In early November, in the northern Italian city of Montichiari, Italy’s National Holstein Show took place. All results are included at the bottom of this page. Remarkable are the stories...

December 2021

Cow Families

Puckeroro Worthy Coralie: Foundation of a Great New Zealand Cow Family

Born in 1958, Coralie established a family that has provided numerous successful AI bulls, produced a number of multi-generational EX branches to the family, and has made a prominent contribution...

November 2021

Cow Families

Vote for your All-Time Red World Champion!

A critical mistake on HI’s Red Holstein poster from August meant that the competition could not proceed fairly. For that reason, HI’s editorial staff saw no other option than to...

November 2021

Cow Families

Tiger-Lily Uno Leah: Foundation Behind the High Selling Cherrypencol Heifers

The Cherrypencol prefix is a partnership between Pen-Col and Hembury Farms from Pennsylvania. Earlier in the summer at the Pen-Col Gamechangers Sale, four six-month-old Cherrypencol heifers – all with indexes...