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September 2019

Herd reports

Gaec du Terril: Using the Right Bulls for Optimal Genetics on their Organic Farm

Suddenly he appeared: Oxterril. With +218 gISU (index release 4/2019) one of the very highest in the French index round. With a relatively unknown sire (Surgeon, more about him later)...

September 2019

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Here is #4 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years: De-Su!

Here we are! We have arrived at the top-4, and thus the quartet of HI reader’s highest ranking breeders during the last 25 years. In this HI issue, we announce...

September 2019

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Our-Favorite: thuishaven van Unlimited en haar populaire zoon Undenied

Todd Stanek is niet opgegroeid met geregistreerde Holsteins; hij was al volwassen toen zijn passie voor fokkerij zich manifesteerde. Recentelijk, op de jaarlijkse National Holstein Convention, werd hij trots erkend...

September 2019

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Very close to the breeding goal: 11 cows, 1.17 million kg lifetime production and 89 points for conformation

When our photographer Christine Massfeller was asked if she would be able to take a picture at the Kleemann family farm in Germany, the request itself was already unique. The...

August 2019

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Sibéria Holsteins: “Hot” Red-Holstein Genetics at One of the Coldest Locations in Switzerland

We couldn’t have found a more ideal herd for our Red Review issue: Or a much better herd either. Do you know a dairy farm in your neighborhood where exclusively...

August 2019

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Pheasant-Echos: Following the Red-Holstein Tanbark Trail

Through an intensive ET programme, the American Pheasant-Echos herd continues to build a solid type foundation. So far, this strategy has earned them a World Dairy Expo Grand Champion… Here...

August 2019

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Here is #5 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years! Ferme Jacobs

Some top breeders garner a lot of respect for the influential bulls that they have bred and that have left their stamp globally. Such as Sandy-Valley, who appeared in HI...

July 2019

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Here is #6 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years: Sandy-Valley!

Spectacular! We have not yet started with the top-5 of our competition and now already we come across real heavyweights… en route to the absolute Nr.1, which will be revealed...

July 2019

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Savage-Leigh: Striving to Breed Cows that are every Dairy Person’s Dream!

A multi-faceted operation with many interesting features, join us as we visit the American Savage-Leigh herd where two very different operations work harmoniously under the same prefix. And more: Discover...

July 2019

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El Grillo: 650 Holstein Cows in Uruguay

With this photo page we arrive in Uruguay, South America: Or more specifically in Sarandi Grande in the Florida Department, 140 km north of Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo. We arrive...

July 2019

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Rinderzucht Kaack - Strong Performing D Family Provides Three Sires in the German Top-4

Murano (150 RZG), Morgan (148 RZG) and Masato (147 RZG) occupy 3 of the top-4 positions on the German progeny proven index list. They are three Mogul sons of one...

July 2019

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Riverdown in Canada: Home of Unstopabull and Incredibull

Unstopabull and Incredibull – the two high-type red bulls have been giving the Riverdown name a presence on the international Holstein scene over recent years. This month we take you...