Cow Families

July 2018

Cow Families

Loyalyn Goldwyn June - from a VG-85-2yr-old to a renowned North-American superstar

Owen Sound, a city in the northern area of southwestern Ontario, Canada, is located at the mouths of the Pottawatomi and Sydenham rivers. Dairy farming in this area is particularly...

July 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country Red - July 2018

With maximum votes from judges, the American KHW Super Aderyn RC EX-90 from Nova Holsteins was selected in HI 06/2018 as Red Impact Cow 2018. Her dam KHW Goldwyn Aiko...

July 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2018

Fradon Rudolph Jodie EX 22*: The global success of this family needs no introduction. Numerous intriguing lines can be found in many different countries worldwide, however today we investigate the...

June 2018

Cow Families

Sue: The Brood Cow That Rarely Misses

June 2015 HI wrote about an up and coming brood cow. Exactly 3 years later we revisit this interesting individual, who is no longer an emerging talent but an outright...

June 2018

Cow Families

Mirna: Life in the Shadows of her Famous Sister Mirror

The US cow Seagull-Bay Oman Mirror is one of the legendary brood cows of the breed: Dam of Robust and foundation behind such bulls as Jedi and Biggie. A more...

June 2018

Cow Families

A Very Special Chapter

This chapter plays out in the splendid landscape around West Charlton, a very small town in the far eastern part of the American state of New York. It is a...

June 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2018

In Stuhr, close to the northern German city of Bremen, GHH Talent Marie owned by Frank and Frederike Kastens recently became the first German Red Holstein to score EX-95. It...

July 2018

Cow Families

Irish Odettas: Stars for Protein and Longevity

Cows in their 7th, 8th, 10th and even 15th lactation. Protein figures of close to 4%, and even above. Impossible? Certainly not! Within the 90-head Radney dairy herd of Henry...

May 2018

Cow Families

Bersaglio Qualsiasi - Back at Europe’s Peak After Seven Years

With 32,937 first services, WEH Beatstick was Germany’s most used sire in 2017. In December, the equally intensively used Acapulco led the list of Atwood sons for conformation. At the...

May 2018

Cow Families

Valsie: Jacobs’ First Royal Hero

First Valsie, then Vedette and the great Valana… Ferme Jacobs’ “V” family has produced many show-ring headliners. But do you know about the family’s deep history? All the details here!

May 2018

Cow Families

SBH Talent Snowred - Germany’s First 6th Generation EX

This story could have gone differently. And maybe we would not have heard about it if Kirsten and Heike Kemmerling had actually given up their dairy operation completely 5 years...

May 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2018

Every Canadian Holstein with 20 stars to her name has attained a formidable breeding achievement. That is certainly the case for Hendercroft Lheros Gumball EX-96. So far, she has earned...