Cow Families

May 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2021

The purchase of North-Echo 2905 (Day-Planet-Form Bret) in 2013 did not initially provide Sheland Farms in New York (900 milking cows) with the desired result. ‘Unfortunately she did not flush...

May 2021

Cow Families

Hardwood Bliss Family: 50 Years of Outstanding Performers

The Bliss family has supplied many of the highlights in Holstein breeding for Hardwood Holsteins in Wisconsin for almost 50 years. Milking members of the family currently in the Hardwood...

April 2021

Cow Families

Italian Shara: Royal Source of Longevity, Fertility and Production

Ronelee Dabble, Whittier-Farms Roz, Stadacona Abel, Juniper Wish, Vieuxsaule Mary Sol, Windy-Knoll-View Pledge; the Holstein world has several famous bull dams by Comestar Outside. In this article, you will become...

April 2021

Cow Families

Page-House Shottle Noni: Australian Cow of the Year

The 2020 Australian Cow of the Year is… Page-House Shottle Noni. A fan favourite during her highly successful show career that included DairyWeek Intermediate Champion 2010 and Grand Champion 2012,...

April 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country April 2021

In December 2020, HI published a breeders report about Ferme Mystique in Quebec. A proven sire from their Mystique Integrity Amilie family that traces back to Roycedale Sheik Adrienne is...

April 2021

Cow Families

The sequel: Here is the Second Preliminary Round of HI’s Cow Family Tournament!

In our recent March issue, HI’s tournament of the world’s most influential cow families commenced with preliminary round 1, in which 50 promising cow families from continents other than North...

March 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2021

‘In our breeding goal we have always focused on conformation, production, and fitness.’ Lachlan Fry, the breeder at Katandra-Park Holsteins & Jerseys (140 milking cows) in Western Australia, has a...

March 2021

Cow Families

Tappenvale Miss Universe: The New Name in Leading Genomic Conformation

Can you remember the first pedigree cow purchased for your herd? The Carlson family definitely do… Why? Because Brad Carlson’s great-grandfather purchased the founding purebred cow behind the Sunnyhome herd...

March 2021

Cow Families

The Time has Arrived: Here is the First Preliminary Round of HI’s Cow Family Tournament!

Indeed! The starting shot of HI’s unique tournament of the world’s most influential cow families has been given. Here is the first preliminary round; on the next six pages, you...

February 2021

Cow Families

GGA Jolene – From homegrown to one of the most fashionable breeding wellsprings in Europe

She is the dam of the internationally intensively used sire of sons Keith and of the popular polled sire and DTG bull Mali-P. But above all, GGA Balisto Jolene is...

February 2021

Cow Families

Oda Family at Ladys-Manor Produces the Nr.1 CTPI Cow

One of the most enduring cow families of the breed is again right at the top of the index list. The US has just one cow with >3000 CTPI: Her...

February 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2021

Mark Brantner in Pennsylvania, together with his family, is pursuing a dream: owning a dairy farm with beautiful and high-producing Holsteins. And the realization of that dream could be assisted...