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January 2022

Herd reports

Elmar in Australia Home of the Jessica Cow Family

The Elmar herd in northern Victoria has often made news headlines over the past two decades, principally via the exploits of their Jessica cow family. Three years ago the move...

January 2022

Cow Families

Early-Autumn Golden Rae: The High Indexing Branch of the Roxy’s

The Nr.1 indexing female in the breed comes from the family of Golden Rae. The Golden Rae’s have grown to a position of prominence in well-known herds such as Morningview,...

January 2022

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Norbreck Genetics & VOSt

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...

December 2021

Cow Families

Puckeroro Worthy Coralie: Foundation of a Great New Zealand Cow Family

Born in 1958, Coralie established a family that has provided numerous successful AI bulls, produced a number of multi-generational EX branches to the family, and has made a prominent contribution...

December 2021

Herd reports

Crisdhome: Home to Impressive High-Type Holsteins

In the Top-3 of herds with the highest percentage of excellent cows (see HI 8/2021) we find Crisdhome in western Wisconsin. Here, two thirds of the 100-cow herd is scored...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2021

Solomon sired the Reserve Champion at the World Dairy Expo this year, the 4-year-old Oakfield Footloose, a rising superstar of the show world. Another Solomon daughter in the news is...

December 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Intermizoo & KI Samen

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...