Herd reports

September 2017

Herd reports

Monument Farms – Much More than just the Story behind Monument Impression

Do you know the story behind the semen millionaire Roylane Jordan? Or that of the genomic superstar Roylane Socra Robust? Or the story behind the extremely intensively used outcross sire...

September 2017

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Ptit Coeur in Switzerland - A Very Different Story than you would Expect

With the name Ptit Coeur, you likely think of the magnificent Red Holstein cow Kalinka: Tremendous in the show ring, but also tremendous for longevity. Or of the victory of...

September 2017

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Siemers Holsteins: Annually 75-100 Cows Surpassing 220,000lb/100,000kg

Undoubtedly you read about it in HI’s July issue: at Siemers Holsteins in Wisconsin, no less than 390 cows have passed the milestone of 100,000kg milk (220,462lb). As such, Siemers...

August 2017

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Brabantdale: A Family-Run Farm with an Intense Strategy

The Nooyen family’s stringent breeding strategy has elevated their herd to a breed-leading level. Reason why their accomplishments and statistics are extremely impressive. Find out what exciting plans are in...

August 2017

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Green Meadow: Focusing on 100% Purebred Holsteins and Proven Cows

That attention to the individual and personalized matings can coexist well with a large herd is clearly affirmed by Green Meadow Farms in Michigan. On the farm where management, nutrition...

August 2017

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Liddleholme in New York: Where it’s all About Cow Families

Beautiful cows with beautiful pedigrees: That’s what you will find in the Liddleholme barn in New York. There’s a sense of discovery as you wait to hear which of the...

August 2017

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Loh-An Holsteins – One of the Most Extraordinary Herds in Germany

To be honest, this report is long overdue. However, we now have the perfect reason to present Loh-An Holsteins to you, which is Loh Lilli Brax, the newly crowned German...

July 2017

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Bosdale in Canada: Sixty Cows Scored Excellent!

Bosdale is highly regarded on the international scene as one of the high type herds of Canada, but did you know that as of their latest classification they now have...

July 2017

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Dueholm: Family Farm with Passion for International Marketing and High Production

Dueholm, the family farm of Martin and Ann Rasmussen in the northern Danish Skive, has developed since 2004 into the home of international cow families. Unabated, they continually invest in...

July 2017

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Webb-Vue: Interactive Juncture of Technology, History, Science and Passion

Do you still remember him: Willow-Marsh Gabor, the powerful milk, fitness and width bull that was extremely popular for years? Sales of his semen exceeded 900,000 doses and today he...

June 2017

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Kopf Holsteins: A Driving Force Behind the Emerging Holsteins in Austria

Their history as an independent breed is relatively short, and for a long-time Holsteins had little chance in Austria against the dominance of Fleckvieh and Braunvieh breeds. However, since the...

June 2017

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98 Years of Holsteins at Pine Shelter in Minnesota

He stood patiently waiting for the train as it entered the station in Pine Island. His son Lloyd was returning home from University… bringing with him on the train a...