Germany

October 2021

Herd reports

Nosbisch Holsteins - The breeding barn with the widest base in Europe

The flourishing cattle dealing company European Livestock Service, the German Masters Sale, the young and closely watched breeding company Bullseye Genetics, positive sires like the new Dutch Nr.1 Mitch, the...

October 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2021

The bull Bosside Rubel Rebel-Red (2808 gTPI) is out of Bosside Seasaw Abby (Seasaw-Gatedancer-Megasire) who is a top-20 TPI red or red-carrier cow in the US. ‘We purchased the Megasire...

August 2021

Herd reports

Agrar Auligk – The potential to use superior genetics even more consistently!

Do you remember SHA Rubicon Grumeti VG-85? Just in December past, the dam of Germany’s Nr.1, SHA Foreman, and several other well-placed top sires, she generated enough attention for us...

August 2021

Cow Families

‘We can finally breed for healthy and economic cows – such as this Mowgli’

We spoke to Dominik Weber a week or so after he expanded his dairy farm. Weber milked 25 cows, but when a farm near-by (a free-stall barn near Welver to...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I August 2021

‘Until I flushed Nordic-Ridge Legacy VG-88 (< Supersire) with Delta, no ET work had been done with this family. I was fortunate to harvest twelve daughters from the flush, from...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II August 2021

She recently classified EX again, has produced 129,309kgs/285,077lb 4.68% 3.42% in 14 lactations, and is gearing up to calve for the 15th time, due in mid-September: not bad for the...

Juli 2021

Management

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (1)

To breed a Holstein that is distinguished as being EX is an accomplishment to be proud of even in times when Holstein breeding is continually striving towards more commercial goals....

Juli 2021

Herd reports

Loh Lilli Brax EX-95 – the representative of the L-family of the Lohmöllers

With 17 EX cows, Andreas Lohmöller, owner of the splendid 67 cow Loh-An herd in Germany, takes a strong 8th place in our listing of the herds with the most...

Juli 2021

Sires

Intriguing Sires DNA - July 2021

Beerbum, after his Nr.1 debut with the December release, solidified his leading position in April. In addition, the Denovo Outlay (<Quantum) son is runner-up for the popular Italian index IES....

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...

Juli 2021

Sires

Focus on - July 2021

With Halo-PP, the Nr.5 (2691 gTPI) on the US homozygous polled list, Select Sires not only has one of the highest PP sires in their lineup, but also one of...

Juli 2021

Sires

BullTalk - July 2021

He is the revelation of the Italian list (new in the DNA top-3 with 4652 gPFT) and in fact, he is even more the revelation of the Swiss top list,...