Cow Families

December 2023

Cow Families

Halo: The Breed’s Most Consistent Family at Combining Elite Type with Solid Production and Health?

The HI Cow Family Tournament in 2021 selected Dellia as the Nr.1 cow family of the breed. The figurehead of a current family branch, and a major contributor to that...

December 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2023

Al-Lew Ashley (Monterey-Mogul) was recently classified EX-95 in the USA. Her son Mr. Frazzled Aristocrat was the top-seller at the World Classic Sale and went for a gigantic sum of...

December 2023

Cow Families

Shakira: Queen of the Largest Holstein Show Ever at RWF

With 434 head paraded in front of judge Adam Liddle and his assistant Aaron Eaton, this was the largest black and white Holstein show in the more than 100-year history...

December 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2023

‘She is like the great American cheese “Monterey Jack”: Better with age!’ reads the Facebook post of Ferme Jacobs on August 29th, 2023. Beneath was a photo of their cow...

December 2023

Cow Families

2023 Global Cow winner Paris: 6-Year-Old with 200 Progeny

Last month, Siemers Lmda Paris 27856 was announced as the Global Cow for 2023. The 6-year-old Delta Lambda daughter is dam of the Nr.3 daughter-proven sire Parfect as well as...

November 2023

Cow Families

Coolnagree Banker: Ireland’s Impressive Red Family that Started with a £5 Calf!

Seven-year-old Kate O’Leary’s parents Seamus and Bridget stood extremely proud ringside at the Irish National Calf Show. The balanced and correct Red March calf by Rager-Red she was showing with...

November 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2023

08-10-2023; a significant date for Jeff Lambrecht in Wisconsin. That day his Lambrecht Captain Eloise GP-83 became 36 months old, which marked the expiration of the purchase back rights of...

November 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2023

EX-94 2E at five years of age, high production records including a “Superior Lactation”, a ten-year-old EX-93 5E 11* dam with 100,000 kg/220,000 lb milk, Sunnylodge Prelude Spotty as foundation...

November 2023

Cow Families

Menthe/Amarante/Audrey: This elite French family looks like it will never stop providing new promises

Where shall we begin our report about the extensive Amarante family from France? During an extensive interview with Pierre-Yves Cabon, one of the partners of Gaec Cabon, so many interesting...

October 2023

Cow Families

Seagull-Bay Oman Mirror – The cow that changed the breed

On October 14th, three years ago almost to the day, the career of Seagull-Bay Oman Mirror came to an end at her home on Seagull-Bay Dairy in Idaho after 15...

October 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country I - October 2023

The Vermette family from La Ferme Verjatin Holstein in Quebec milks 35 high-indexing Jerseys. Their 35 Holsteins are also at a high level. This is particularly true of Verjatin Seabiscuit...

October 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2023

Winwood Tatoo Lightsout VG-87 is a finalist in the All-Australian Photo competition. ‘My boyfriend Mal Nikora and I purchased her dam as a 5-month-old calf in 2018 and the Tatoo...