Germany

April 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country I - April 2024

With 959 gPLI, Ballycairn Peace 6568 Sherese is far and away the nr.1 of all tested female Holsteins in the United Kingdom. The five-month-old DG Peace (<Captain) daughter traces via...

Jersey International

Cow Families

Cow Country II - April 2024

JMM Memoire was the winner at this year‘s Swiss Jersey Night, at which a total of 84 animals were presented. The third-parity Memoire is a Fizz daughter belonging to Damien...

Jersey International

Management

Vote for your Jersey World Champion

Welcome to the exciting first selection of the Jersey World Champion. Twelve of the best Jersey cows from eleven countries are set to compete, spoiling you for choice. Enjoy a...

March 2024

Herd reports

Hinnemann Holstein in Germany:In the top-5 for Production Thanks to Elite Management and Focused Breeding

‘We try to make the production circumstances for our cows as optimal as possible.’ On the farm of Philipp Hinnemann in Germany, nothing is left to chance: Not in terms...

November 2023

Misc Breeds

GGI - Spermex: ‘The figures on paper coincide with the field.‘

GGI: ‘This show was very well attended. In additon, we had many guests from abroad. After the show, a group of Latin Americans also went to farms and AI facilities...

October 2023

Management

Ingo Schnoor – The population standard keeps improving

Anyone who follows the large breeding programs in Europe should also be keeping track of Phönix, the breeding program founded jointly in 2021 by RUW, RBW, RA, Qnetics, RBB and...

August 2023

Cow Families

WEL Wembley – A sensational find that deserves attention

For a long time, the W family, which was developed in the herd of Martin and Heinrich Welsing near Bocholt in western Germany, was a hard working free-stall family dotted...

July 2023

Herd reports

Markus Mock: ‘Time has come to have a live auction again!’

If there were to be a ranking of the most spectacular auctions in Europe, the Mox Type & Utility Sale would definitely be near the top. Few other privately organized...

July 2023

Cow Families

Danish Amber-PP-Red: Generous Source of High and Complete Red & White Polled Genetics

During the recent April round, 3Star-Tirsvad Ambo-P-Red debuted in second place on the Canadian red & white list, while his full brother Ranking-P-Red appeared with high conformation in the German...

July 2023

Herd reports

Andreas Hörmann, breeder of Canyon & Volker: Brown Swiss power with 66,000kg/145,200lb production at culling

If there are two daughter-proven sires in service from a farm and the dams of each still look good, it is really something special. Andreas and Maria Hörmann bred Canyon...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Jakarta: Good robustness

Looking for more strength? A bull that produces animals with nice width and good muscling while still producing sufficient milk? The James son Jakarta, owned by Alpengenetik, is a good...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

A French sire is the darling of AI studs The big analysis of breeding for AI

No sire has put more sons into AI service internationally in recent years than O’Malley: every twentieth AI sire from the birth year 2019 onwards, worldwide, is a son of...