France

October 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I - October 2021

Weenarda Farms (Ontario) is one of the twenty highest index farms in Canada. Notable: all animals on this farm with 52 milking cows have homebred pedigrees. ‘Early on, my parents...

August 2021

Cow Families

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (2)

Noteworthy herds with dozens of EX Holsteins and a percentage of EX cows reaching to 70% were the focus of the first part of our analysis of the farms with...

Juli 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires - July 2021

‘Levis is very popular in France,’ says Lea Poncet from Evolution, ‘But that is certainly also the case for the rest of Europe and in South America, where he accounts...

Juni 2021

Sires

BullTalk - June 2021

With 38 milking daughters (and 16 classified) he does not yet reach the official French top list, but with his 188 ISU and +3.1 type, he would clearly be the...

Juni 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

‘Following his spectacular debut during the April release, the first orders from abroad were immediately received. Currently he is being widely used within the Phönix program,’ tells Sabine Krüger from...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2021

‘We regularly sell two-year-olds at the monthly RUW sales. Outstanding type can make a difference there of €3,000 instead of €2,000.’ Friedrich Köster from the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen knows...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

May 2021

Sires

Pine-Tree AltaOak: His Remarkable Foundation and His Intense Impact (3)

With part three, we conclude our trilogy about the remarkable outcross transmitter Pine-Tree AltaOak. In two earlier articles (March and April), we looked at remarkable sires on his maternal side:...

May 2021

Sires

Intruiging Sires - May 2021

Marius is a Jedi son from a family line descending from Sully Shottle May, the mother of McCutchen. The Marius proof has climbed by over 100 points since last round...

May 2021

Sires

Focus On... May 2021

As is tradition, in the May issue of HI the new April breeding values are the center of attention. In our analyses you find the global elite of the highest...

May 2021

Management

Arcowin: Three Cooperatives Navigate Towards Becoming a Breeding Giant

Earlier already, we reported about Arcowin, the cooperative agreement between three large European AI cooperatives: Evolution (France), Masterrind (Germany) and VikingGenetics (Scandinavia). Initially, it involved working together for breeding purposes,...

April 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs Evolution & Genetics Hokkaido

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...