CRV

June 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - June 2022

‘Hailstone is very popular and is thus following in the footsteps of bestselling homozygote polled sires like Dynamite-PP and Debut-PP,’ says Hannah Noble from Cogent about the son of Hulk-P...

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

March 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - March 2022

‘Champion has been extremely popular since his debut in May 2021, his semen is being sold to 25 countries world-wide,’ says Mike West from Semex, who names various reasons for...

February 2022

Management

The Millionaires of the Holstein Breed: The Milestone Appears to be Getting Further Away!

The “comeback bull”, as he was called. When dairy farmers milked daughters of this bull, they wanted more: And returned to the bull. That’s why there continued to be orders...

February 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - February 2022

‘He is extremely popular in every market. Especially in Canada and Switzerland, he is being used heavily.’ Speaking is Dave Eastman about Vogue A2P2-PP. The high-indexing PP son of Luster-P...

January 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - January 2022

‘During the past few years I have witnessed the Holstein breed becoming whiter. It is increasingly difficult to find a good bull that is 75% or more black. I manage...

January 2022

Sires Report

Focus On... January 2022

Hoof problems are still one of the leading reasons as to why cows are involuntarily culled. And as always, digital dermatitis, foot rot, sole ulcers and limax (interdigital hyperplasia) are...

December 2021

Sires Report

Intruiging Sires DP - December 2021

‘For the past few years, there are a number of dairy plants in Spain that only process A2A2 milk. As such, sires with A2A2 are in higher demand here,’ says...

November 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - November 2021

With Delta Founder, after Big Malki (Maik-Jorryn) and his son Delta Topgear (mgs. Solero), a special Dutch-proven blood line once again provides a notable pedigree alternative. Via high DNA indexes...

November 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Genetics Australia & CRV

The surge in use of beef bulls on lower genetic merit dairy cows continues to grow, and part of the evolution in this market is the use of male sexed...

October 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2021

Remarkable: the entire progeny-proven Italian top-3 consists of sons of Sandy-Valley Afterburner, namely Miura (his report elsewhere in this HI issue), Kubrick and Pepsol, while also the Italian Nr.8, Sprite,...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - October 2021

‘He was nr.2 in Germany as a DNA bull, and now he is nr.2 of all German progeny proven sires. He has been intensively used in every Germany breeding program...