Cow Families

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

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

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...

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...

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...

November 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2021

The cow that we are talking about here is an original US product and has her home there at Budjon Farms. However, Our-Favorite Lustre, the VG-89 King Doc out of...

November 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2021

With 5.09 365d 23,782 kg/52,430 lb 5.9% 3.1%, Whiteleather Armani 2623 EX-91 is the second highest of all mature American Holsteins ever for pounds of fat. Taken at 305 days,...

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...

October 2021

Cow Families

Skredsviks Prästgård, Sweden:Reaching an Elite Level Entirely with their own Effort

Martin Grahm was not a farmer’s son when he was born. But: two of his uncles were dairy farmers and milked cows from the original Swedish breeds SRB (red &...

October 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2021

The bull Bosside Rubel Rebel-Red (2808 gTPI) is out of Bosside Seasaw Abby (Seasaw-Gatedancer-Megasire) who is a top-20 TPI red or red-carrier cow in the US. ‘We purchased the Megasire...

October 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I - October 2021

Weenarda Farms (Ontario) is one of the twenty highest index farms in Canada. Notable: all animals on this farm with 52 milking cows have homebred pedigrees. ‘Early on, my parents...