Herd reports

August 2018

Herd reports

L-L-M Dairy: 24 Consecutive Years of Progressive Genetics Awards

Located right in the heart of Wisconsin, L-L-M Dairy has been increasingly gaining attention over recent years with sale-topping consignments and bulls in AI. This month we put the focus...

August 2018

Herd reports

Larcrest in Minnesota: Home Base for the Cosmopolitans

The name Cosmopolitan brings instant name recognition throughout the Holstein world. This month we take you for a visit to her home in Minnesota, Larcrest, owned by Jon and Ann...

August 2018

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What a surprise!

We could not believe our eyes. The Swiss breeder Heinz Meier showed us his cow Editha, which he had made ready for a picture. For a moment, we think: why...

July 2018

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233 EXs: Discover the Sought After Secrets behind the World’s Nr.1 Herd, Brynhyfryd

A much talked about article was HI’s recent worldwide investigation to find the herds with the highest number of EX cows worldwide. The results showed a clear winner: The 1,600-cow...

July 2018

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No “Pansy” Cows in the Type - Focused Peace & Plenty Herd

During a 5-day trip around the Maryland area in the US, an outstanding stop was with the Schwartzbeck family. Aggressive, strong, high-type cows with liveability are what you will see...

July 2018

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A Powerful Storm Rages in this French Herd - With Positive “Damage”

Selecting consistently for type, balanced nutrition and a French American cow family. Those are the three most prominent ingredients that make the Riedill herd in eastern France more than noteworthy....

June 2018

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Terra Linda: Increased Farm Profitability via Accelerated Breeding

In terms of milk production, California is still America’s nr.1 state, and within California the most milk is produced in Tulare county. HI’s destination in the walhalla of American dairy...

July 2018

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Wiesenfeld - A Prefix with a Global Reputation is working on the Future

There are not many barns in Germany that enjoy a comparable international reputation. Martin Ruebesam, the breeder behind the Wiesenfeld prefix, was possessed by breeding. His first imports from the...

July 2018

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The Truly Miraculous Career of Maxine, Mogul’s Magnificent Dam

US Route 20 is one of the longest highways in the entire US, which stretches from Oregon at the Pacific Ocean to Massachusetts at the Atlantic. We find ourselves on...

May 2018

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How ET Turned Hol-Star into a Remarkable Holstein Herd on the US West Coast

Washington State on the the US Pacific coast is the Nr.10 dairy state of the US and the Nr.4 for average cow production. It’s a state of contrasts with the...

May 2018

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Ralma:High Quality Herd - and 100% Faith

Ralma Juror Faith – the name certainly has a magical ring. Faith is undoubtedly one of the most famous brood cows in the Holstein breed. Her genes are spread all...

May 2018

Herd reports

Relough’s Balanced Breeding Goals provide Leading Genomics

Nestled alongside the River Torrent in the south-east of County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, 5km (3 miles) northwest of Dungannon, lies Donaghmore. With a population of just over 1,000, this...