Cow Families

March 2019

Cow Families

The Tirsvad Neblinas: high for NTM, NVI, PFT, RZG and TPI

To keep his fairly large Tirsvad program successful, the Danish breeder Søren Ernst Madsen prefers to work with cow families that can generate high sires in various index systems. The...

March 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2019

Of course Miss Pottsdale DFI Tang-Red is one of the outstanding Red Holsteins in the barn of Golden Oaks Farms in Illinois. After her breeders Chris and Sarah Potts sold...

February 2019

Cow Families

Redwing Family: Now Flying Higher with top Ranking Bulls

For many years the international icon for the Ri-Val-Re herd in Michigan has been the bull Ri-Val-Re Niagra. Now he is being superseded by the highly popular Ri-Val-Re Rager-Red. After...

February 2019

Cow Families

Willswikk Outside Della: A Name to Remember!

‘Her older offspring in our herd are not quitting and in the meantime, new and talented young generations are emerging.’ Cindy Wikkerink identifies the source of this luxury problem: Willswikk...

February 2019

Cow Families

MS Kingstead Chief Adeen: The All-Time Number Two for Most EX Daughters

Bulls such as Atwood, Atlantic, Aftershock, Golden Dreams and Archrival rank among the great type transmitters of the past decade, and all trace back through their maternal line to Adeen....

February 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2019

The achievements of the thirteen-year-old Feizor Shottle Delia speak volumes. Just starting her 11th lactation and well on her way to 140,000 kg lifetime production, in December she received the...

February 2019

Cow Families

The amazing discovery of the french family Diablesse

The career of the Diablesse family is quite unusual. This bloodline was completely unknown some years ago, but now it is a popular source for bull dams and young AI...

January 2019

Cow Families

Tri-Day Ashlyn: 72 Excellent Daughters and Counting!

A rare double dominated the show results from the year 2001: Grand Champion at both the World Dairy Expo and the Royal went to the 4-year-old Encore daughter Tri-Day Ashlyn....

January 2019

Cow Families

The Unstoppable Quality of Jeffrey-Way’s T Family 109 milking cows: 59 excellent!

The purchase of a lifetime. Jeff Hendrickson made it in 1982, when he bought Inwood Taffy Apollo. ‘I had been a herdsman at Inwood for three years. When he held...

January 2019

Cow Families

Julias: Unwavering Source Behind Sale Toppers Julandy and Jotani

The primarily red & white herd of Jacob Werler in the Netherlands, with 11 AI sires launched, is not among the most dominant. Nevertheless, results are impressive. For the past...

January 2019

Cow Families

Polled Gallery (1) – An Overview of the Female Protagonists of the Polled Scene

Admittedly, we could write this article more critically, as the summit of polled breeding, which is by now much more than just a niche, is dominated by so few bull...

January 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2019

During the mid-1980s, David Peterson from Majestic-Manor Dairy in Iowa had an internationally popular embryo donor in the form of Oak-Krest Bretta EX-90. It was the interest in this Arlinda...