France

June 2022

Herd reports

Du Bon Vent The French Source of Inkapi and Atacama is Home to More Quality

When you read this HI edition, she will be nine years old: Du Bon Vent Inkapi. The elite cow which year-in-year-out continues to capture titles and whose tremendous conformation is...

April 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - April 2022

The name Paul Mathay is a household one for many fans of the red and white scene within Europe. For decades he has been regularly investing in the best red...

March 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - March 2022

Perhaps the Bankroll daughter Déesse does not come from the strongest pedigree that Pascal Henchoz (Mollanges) of Switzerland works with, but that does not make her a product of chance....

March 2022

Herd reports

Roc Happy Put Ferme de la Roche on the International Map

‘I certainly did not want to use O-Man. Outstanding for fitness, to be sure, but too modest for conformation.’ That was the opinion of Philippe Guibert. Until he could purchase...

February 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - February 2022

Dellarossa Inseme Belfante (<AltaZarek/4179 gPFT) is one of the most complete young sires in Italy. Appearing behind the Inseme transmitter is an intriguing cow family, developed at the family operation...

January 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - January 2022

Dulais Afterburner Amanda VG-86 is the Nr.40 index cow in the United Kingdom. Nev Roberts, her breeder, especially praises her pedigree. Via Dulais Pesky Amanda EX-93 (<Welcome Armitage Pesky), the...

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 Report

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 Report

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 Report

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...