Cow Families

October 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - October 2022

Should one take the time to study the gPTAT lists then one would notice that it has been topped by the same animal, SHG Avalanche Liv-RC, for a long period...

October 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2022

Claynook Holsteins has worked with two branches of the Rud Zip family: One based on OCD Planet Diamond, full sister to the dam of Global Cow winner Delicious whose many...

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2022

In July, a first choice Doc daughter out of three female pregnancies sold for $19,500 at the MD State Sale. Maryland is also the birth state of Peace&Plenty Atwd Jubilant...

September 2022

Cow Families

Gumball A Resume that Rivals the Great Roxy

Roxy had 16 EX daughters, 3 VG and 2 GP. Gumball has 20 EX daughters, 3 VG and 1 GP. Roxy was EX-97 with a highest daughter at 94: Gumball...

September 2022

Cow Families

Impressive consistency: How the Kanu family stands up to the frantic competition in the Wilder barn

When the Colt son Kanu-P celebrated his breakthrough 10 years ago, it was the kickoff of a breeding program that has held the international scene captive ever since. Not many...

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - September 2022

‘We are a group of friends that wanted to form a syndicate in order to invest in top genetics while spreading out the risk. At some point the idea came...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2022

In 2019, as a teenager, Aloïs Boudry showed the Red Holstein two-year-old EHB Apoll Rosalie for Belgium at the European show in Libramont. Together, that day, they earned a well-deserved...

August 2022

Cow Families

Stadacona Outside Abel: Fountainhead of a Family of Super Brood Cows

Eastside Lewisdale Gold Missy sold for 1.2 million dollars, was Grand Champion at the World Dairy Expo and the Royal in 2011, and was Canadian Cow of the Year 2012....

August 2022

Cow Families

Galys-Vray & Hanna-Vray: Beloved in France, Switzerland, and around the world

Within the Holstein community there are likely few for whom the two Atwood sisters Galys-Vray and Hanna-Vray are foreign. While Galys was already featured once by HI (02/2016), a spotlight...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - August 2022

The silky black heifer in the picture goes by the name of RUW Frosty and belongs to the Huesecken Gbr in Hagen. She is one of the few Peak Aztec...

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - July 2022

Dogwood Farm in Virginia, 50 miles/80 km west of the centre of Washington DC, is the domain of Pottsdale Holsteins. ‘RORA Elevation was bred just seven miles or eleven kilometres...

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - July 2022

‘This cow is incredibly balanced with enormous milkiness. For an eighth-lactation cow she has an outstanding udder that is very well attached,’ are the words of judge Paul Hannen, who...