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March 2020

Herd reports

Schuwey Holsteins - With New Talents for an Exciting Future

When discussing the big names on the Swiss Red Holstein scene, the Schuwey prefix is bound to get mentioned. The farm, which was passed from Beat to his son Tobias...

March 2020

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WinStar: ‘A Genetic Program to Enhance the Profitability of our Dairies’

WinStar is a new name in Holstein circles. It was formed at the start of 2017 and now after just three years of operation already has a number of popular...

March 2020

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Ladina’s Life Story, or:How Holsteins Came to Northern Italy

Widely known: in Italy, there is a lot of passion for Holsteins. A whole lot. This is likely the result of the early arrival of purebred Holsteins in the country....

February 2020

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Kingsway: Prominent in Breeding and Merchandizing Elite Show-Caliber Holsteins

Over the past 10-15 years the Canadian herd Kingsway Farms has progressively risen to prominence in the area of breeding, developing and selling top quality show animals. Iconic show cow...

February 2020

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Switzerland’s Largest Milk Producer: ‘Our philosophy is that the nicest cow also reaches the highest production.’

With 300 milking cows (which does not include the 50 dry cows) the Menoud Red herd is the largest source of milk in Switzerland. They are not only extremely productive,...

February 2020

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Emerald: Breeding Pleasure and Profitability with non-Irish Holsteins

Cows that produce 700 kg fat+protein per lactation, classify excellent at a mature age, and complete a minimum of five lactations. And preferably furnished with pedigrees that are very marketable....

February 2020

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Johnson’s Rolling Acres: Education and Transparency as a Priority

In the barns of the Johnson family in Minnesota, a lot of high quality milk is produced. Nice results that are certainly being seen as a team performance, and which...

January 2020

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Red & White Minnesota is the Dazzling Model at Wiewer Holsteins

Udder quality is at an exceptionally high level, there are no cows with poor feet & legs, and the herd average is currently 10,600 kg (23,370 lb.) with 4.30% fat...

January 2020

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Pierstein: A Herd Developed on a Passion for Great Udders!

Thrulane James Rose, Loyalyn Goldwyn June and Bruynland Storm Kendra: Three 97-point cows that are just a few of the many great cows that have come from the Pierstein barn....

January 2020

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More Than Half the Cows at Jeffrey-Way Score EX

The Jeffrey-Way herd in Wisconsin is a great type herd... cows with capacity, balance and size, great udders, big records and high lifetime production. Their famous “T” family has sent...

January 2020

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An Interview with Marc Comtois, the Most Influential Breeder of the Past 25 Years!

The last couple of months have been especially exciting for Marc Comtois, of Comestar Holsteins at Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada. In December he learned that he was voted Nr.1 in HI’s...

January 2020

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AOT: A Very Influential Name with a Hidden Secret!

Currently AOT Silver Helix reigns supreme as the Nr.1 TPI daughter-proven sire in the US following his breakthrough in August of 2019. His maternal sister AOT Salvatore Hiccup is the...