Cow Families

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...

December 2020

Cow Families

Elite American Family Celebrates New Success… in France!

Close to Ruffiac, 77 km southwest of Rennes in the French region of Brittany, a cow family is quickly expanding. In the home herd, it already makes up more than...

December 2020

Cow Families

Dellia’s impressive ambassadress in British Columbia

In 2008, a silky black senior calf entered the show ring at the BC Holstein Spring Show. On her way to a second place finish, she caught the eye of...

November 2020

Cow Families

Keeping it in the Family: Hanker wins Global Cow 2020 title.

Last year it was Cookiecutter Halo who claimed the Global Cow title. This year two of her daughters Hanker and Has fought a duel for the 2020 award. The exceptional...

November 2020

Cow Families

Sanchez Dice: Arethusa’s First Homebred EX-96 Holstein

Holsteins in the US which receive the nearly ultimate score of EX-96 are sensationally beautiful! The same is true of Arethusa Dice. In June, the speckled, white Sanchez daughter followed...

November 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - November 2020

Just due to her colour alone, Logan Jodie 3-Red turns out to be a special sight. ‘She is nearly entirely white, only the tips of her ears are red,’ explains...

November 2020

Cow Families

Lars-Acres Felices Fame: The Raven Family at Oakfield Corners

Oakfield Corners Dairy (OCD) milks a total of over 8,000 cows at 4 separate locations: 3 in northern New York and 1 in Ohio. Their breeding program has produced a...

November 2020

Cow Families

Koepon Regenias: Strong Advance Thanks to Ruby-Ann

In August, HI wrote extensively about 50 years of Koepon. At Koepon Garnwerd, Wijnand Pon’s dairy farm in the northern Dutch province of Groningen, various high calibre Holstein families compete....

October 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - October 2020

In 2018, Sweetview Avalanche Mitsou, at 30 months of age, became the Reserve Grand of the Red Holstein Show at the Canadian Royal. Now in her third lactation, the beautiful...