Cow Families

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I August 2021

‘Until I flushed Nordic-Ridge Legacy VG-88 (< Supersire) with Delta, no ET work had been done with this family. I was fortunate to harvest twelve daughters from the flush, from...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II August 2021

She recently classified EX again, has produced 129,309kgs/285,077lb 4.68% 3.42% in 14 lactations, and is gearing up to calve for the 15th time, due in mid-September: not bad for the...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

Strong and shallow udders, well-formed rumps: the 75 milking cows at Desnette Holsteins in Quebec display eye-catching type. This herd provided, for example, Desnette Adelicia Impression VG-89, HM All-Canadian Milking-1-Yr...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

German breeder Andreas Proebsting milks 170 cows with the star of the herd being the red cow Big Dog RUW Syvana-Red VG-88. In 2016, RUW imported embryos from a red...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Lakeside Ups Red Range: The Most Influential Red & White Bull Dam World-wide

Since the most recent index round, her sons make up the entire top-4 for red & white in Canada, while the Nr.1 (Ranger-Red) also leaves all black & white DNA...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

The Far Reaching Impact of Tony Beauty

Rainyridge Tony Beauty became a breed legend in 1999 when as a 14-year-old she became the oldest Grand Champion ever at the World Dairy Expo. She had also been Grand...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Hilltara’s Maude family: A Nation’s Favourite!

The last time HI featured Hilltara’s Maude family was March 2006. 15 years can be “make or break” for a bloodline – it will either continue to do well and...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2021

‘We regularly sell two-year-olds at the monthly RUW sales. Outstanding type can make a difference there of €3,000 instead of €2,000.’ Friedrich Köster from the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen knows...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Benner’s J-family continues to be a mainstay

Almost 35 years ago, the Penner family in Steinbach, Manitoba, purchased a Warden daughter from John Buckley: Caroldale Josey VG-88. She traveled from Ontario westbound to Manitoba, where she turned...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

May 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2021

‘Producing milk,’ responds Eric Elbers from CRV to the question about the most important qualities of Delta Thilda, the Amigo daughter who is being used extensively within CRV’s breeding program....

May 2021

Cow Families

L’Espoir Hagen Family: Attractive Holsteins throughout Japan

When looking for a prefix, Japanese breeder Nobuo Sato received inspiration while viewing a movie from a boat named “L’Espoir” (“Hope”). Without hope, his family would never ever have been...