Cow Families

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...

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...