June 2023

Herd reports

La Croisière in France Holsteins with Excellent Conformation and Long Careers

When he was twelve years old, Mickael Coursière made his first matings. Today he is 41 years old and manages a dairy farm with 100 milking cows that for a...

February 2023


Oakfield Solomon Footloose The World Champion 2022

For 25 years, HI has been conducting the vote for the World Champion, but was there ever as hotly contested a dual as this year? The head-to-head battle between the...

August 2022

Cow Families

Galys-Vray & Hanna-Vray: Beloved in France, Switzerland, and around the world

Within the Holstein community there are likely few for whom the two Atwood sisters Galys-Vray and Hanna-Vray are foreign. While Galys was already featured once by HI (02/2016), a spotlight...

May 2022


Expo Bulle 2022: Podium of the best Red Holstein show of all time?

In the final of the Expo Bulle, all eyes naturally turned towards the two new Swiss National Champions Hanna-Vray and All-Star Elegance. However, the conversations around the ring focused on...

March 2022


Erbacres Snapple Shakira: Unanimously Selected as World Champion 2021!

More than 50% of the readers’ votes: In 23 editions, this has happened to just four World Champions. This year a new illustrious name can be added to the list...