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February 2019

Herd reports

Hurtgenlea: Unswerving Breeding Strategy and Powerful Cow Family Lead to Remarkable Success

In December 2017, he debuted in the top position of the prestigious top-200 for DNA bulls in the US. In the meantime, he has remained stable in the top-3. We...

February 2019

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Hemrik Holsteins: Preference for High Production Leads to 14,000 kg

‘We do not have the best land, or the best buildings, or the best cows, and yet, in one way or another, it works.’ He would never admit it himself,...

February 2019

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Awesome Udders at Luck-E Holsteins

The three main rules of marketing are location, location, location... and in that regard, Luck-E Holsteins fulfills them all. Located just 10 minutes off the main interstate highway that runs...

January 2019

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Cherry Crest: Where Even the Best Ones have a Price

Martintown is a quiet village in the very east of Ontario halfway between Ottawa and Montreal. It is here amongst gently rolling farmland at the end of a long lane...

January 2019

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Out of the shadow: Wessing and Hayes, breeders of Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy

The likelihood is great that she is the world’s most influential Holstein cow of all time: Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy. In 2014, she was selected as the Global Cow in HI,...

January 2019

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Warnelview Holsteins: 123 Excellents and an Exemplary Warnelview Nita EX-97

Impressive! Our visit to Warnelview Holsteins in the far northwest of England can be summarized with just one word. Impressive, due to top-notch management and the well-kept appearance of the...

January 2019

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Errera Holsteins: Home of the Italian Champion and Hard Working Production Cows

Davide Errera has two big hobbies: soccer – FC Internationale Milano (Inter) – and show cows. With the latter, he experienced a splendid highlight this past October: Jamagro Goldwyn Jasmin...

January 2019

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Eildon Tweed: Breeding Success Based on an Economic Foundation

Bingo! That may certainly be said about the young bull Eildon-Tweed Sam British, as he now scores 2961 gTPI. His arrival is a new highlight in the rich career of...

December 2018

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Lorita in California: ‘We Use Bulls that Tick Every Box.’

‘We use bulls that tick every box.’ With this statement, Chris Durrer gives a clear indication of the goal he has in mind. For years already, Lorita Holsteins has pursued...

December 2018

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Eberhard - Germany’s Best Herd for Milk Production… and with Room for Improvement

At 13,951kg, the 50-cow herd that Christoph and Wilhelm Eberhard milk at their meticulously cared for farm in the west German municipality of Kalkar had the highest milk production of...

December 2018

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Trio Dairies in Russia: Now Outperforming “The Porsche”

The Trio Group of Companies was working with Simmentals but shifted to Holstein cows shortly after it got acquainted with this breed. Today Trio is increasing its business, working hard...

October 2018

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Cookiecutter: On Its Way to 3,000 Cows

Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains at Hudson Falls, New York, is Ideal Dairy Farms. Ideal has been operated by the same family since 1908 and today milks...