September 2023


Global Cow 2023 Here are the Finalists!

This is the 19th edition of the Global Cow competition, which has given recognition to the breed’s most influential brood cows down through the years. It’s that time of the...

June 2023

Sires Report

Genosource Captain: America’s dominating Nr.1 bull

He has been reported on multiple times and justifiably so. Based on the current circumstances, it is time to share the newest information. In the USA and in Canada he...

November 2022

Cow Families

Morningview Super Deann Foundation of a High-Genomic Branch of the Roxy’s.

The Roxy family has developed the status of royalty in Holstein breeding, with a reputation built on consistent, long-lasting brood cows and solid transmitting bulls. However, one aspect that has...

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,...

October 2021


Chart Toppers: The Highest Indexing Females of the US

In modern breeding the chart toppers of the elite females of the breed have become more valuable than ever. Extreme prices are being paid for the truly elite animals while...

August 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - August 2021

‘No matter how good a producer, we cannot supply the present demand in as timely a fashion as we would like.’ Speaking is Louis Prange from STgenetics about one of...

June 2020

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - Juny 2020

After the April release, Captain is far and away the leader on the American gTPI list. His profile: lots of production (1481 lb +0.19% +.05%), good (rear) udders, a high...

April 2020

Herd reports

GenoSource: A Major Supplier of Elite Genetics to the Breed

One of the new names on the North American Holstein scene is GenoSource, an enterprise that was formed for the express purpose of being one of the major sources of...

February 2020

Sires Report

BullTalk - February 2020

An interesting list from Holstein USA: the sires with 97% or higher reliability. Notable: half of this ranking is bulls from Select Sires. Even more remarkable: 9 of the 10...

February 2018

Cow Families

GenomicTalk - February 2018

One can still find them, those genomic outliers from unfamiliar herds, unfamiliar families and unusual sire stacks. Eleven-month-old Bertoni Holsteins Grana is exactly such an individual. Bred in the commercial...