Cow Families

April 2018

Cow Families

Knonaudale Jasmine: One of the Most Consistent Transmitting Show Families of the Breed

Rarely do cow families compete at the top level in the show ring for more than a generation or two. However, this past show season four generations of the Knonaudale...

April 2018

Cow Families

Tommily du Tombuy’s career – from 4 to 15 years old: ‘If you are a dairy farmer, then this is the cow you want.’

She was four years old, the white Tommily du Tombuy, when we paid a visit 11 years ago to the French Tombuy herd. Not only was she a beautiful and...

April 2018

Cow Families

Unique Style Bolton Money: The Brood Cow Captivating the Genomic World

High production, sale topping prices and a long list of breed leading AI sires… The accomplishments of Unique-Style Bolton Money make extremely impressive reading. Read all about how this money-maker...

April 2018

Cow Families

Mabelle - A Top Talent among German Bull Mothers

It was the largest investment that Florian Grosse Honebrink ever made in a calf. It was not an easy decision for the young breeder, but the purchase turned out to...

April 2018

Cow Families

At the top

And who do we find here at the top? At the peak of this Swiss mountain, between Neuchatel and the border with France? Here we see the dam of Basist,...

April 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - April 2018

‘I saw a photo of Crescentmead Shottle Empress VG-86 in a herd dispersal advert. She was my kind of cow: tall, wide, long from end to end, and she milked...

March 2018

Cow Families

Stone-Rise Durham Lizzy: En Route to Something Beautiful!

From 2003 to 2007, Regancrest Elton Durham was Premier Sire at the World Dairy Expo for five successive years. One of his daughters that successfully entered the Madison show ring...

March 2018

Cow Families

Unstoppable rise of the Hermine Tual family in France

The huge French Gold Chip daughter Hermine Tual is not only well-known for being a show cow, she also comes from a strong family with high proofs for French index...

March 2018

Cow Families

Lylehaven Lila Z has All Bases Covered with her Impactful Offspring

$1.15 million… Sure, Lylehaven Lila Z was a huge investment. But as our global overview highlights here, her impact on the breed is as big as her price tag. Learn...

March 2018

Cow Families

The Rudolph Stress Family: The Gift that keeps on Giving

For more than 25 years the Southwind Saturday family has been sending bulls to AI. Even today, a Canadian branch of the family, head-quartered at Stantons in Ontario, continues to...

March 2018

Cow Families

Miss OCD Delicious: Greatest Brood Cow of the Genomic Era?

If you haven’t heard of the 3-time Global Cow of the Year nominee, Miss OCD Rbst Delicious… Frankly, where have you been? A cow that could potentially go down in...

March 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2018

The Northern Irish Hilltara herd first became famous thanks to Medway Supreme Maude EX-97. The herd owned by the McCormick family contains more remarkable families though, including the Echos, who...