Cow Families

February 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2021

The forced cancellation of the annual Irish National Dairy Show in October led to a competition to determine the Champion of the Decade. Ridgefield Dundee Portea EX-95 claimed the title...

February 2021

Cow Families

After a showdown, especially with Rose and Hailey: O’Kalibra is the All-Time World Champion!

Just three Holsteins were able to become a World Champion twice in their career: Thrulane James Rose, RF Goldwyn Hailey and Decrausaz Iron O’Kalibra. Precisely these three matadors ended up...

February 2021

Cow Families

Eba Clara: ‘She is the cow that gave us everything The cow of a lifetime.’

We are taking you along to the French department of Sarthe, 245 km southwest of the metropolis of Parisz; To a Holstein farm close to St.Jean de la Motte. There...

January 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2021

Recently Meadow-Green Abso Fanny-Red EX-96 was selected as the new Red Holstein World Champion (HI 10/2020). Will she also excel as a brood cow? Those who speak with the Cunningham...

January 2021

Cow Families

The less well-known sister? European Aiko Branch Flourishes at Drouner Holsteins

In 2009, Kamps-Hollow Altitude won HI’s Red Impact Competition. In 2013 and 2015, that honour fell to her daughters Apple and Aiko, while in 2016 and 2018 Aiko’s daughters Aika...

January 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2021

Outstanding udders, daughter fertility, production and conformation: those are the principles that Tom and Rick Simon have used to develop their world famous Farnear herd they are the formwork that...

January 2021

Cow Families

‘Everyone in the world wants a daughter out of her!’

‘Oh, was she ever in heat!’ Joel Lepage from the Canadian province of Quebec still vividly remembers the scene. In 2015, when he participated with an Atwood yearling in Canada’s...

January 2021

Cow Families

The Wilra Cow Family: Saved by Genomics

In the spring of 2013, a young Supersire calf in the Wilra herd came up with an index that placed her among the top ranks in the breed. She went...

January 2021

Cow Families

Chalou: A Cow Anyone Would Love to have Standing in Their Barn

Boulet Goldwyn Chalou EX-96 was Canada’s Cow of the Year 2018. She first attracted international attention at the World Dairy Expo in 2012 when she was Honorable Mention Grand Champion....

December 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2020

‘In her best days, Portefolio was the cow that every breeder dreams about. Her conformation, especially when it came to her exceptional udder, was nearly perfect. In addition, she was...

December 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2020

‘She is the embodiment of what we want to breed! She has good fertility, strong production and has an impressive conformation. Indeed, Jabobina is a real “true type” cow!’ These...

December 2020

Cow Families

SHA Grumeti: Source of Outstanding Traits

She is the cow with the highest breeding value in Germany, the dam of the highest male calves as well as that of three other animals that are also the...