JORDEN STEGINK

March 2024

Cow Families

Successful Dutch Warsau/Warsi Family is Ready for the World

Their roots lie in the most eastern tip of Ontario. However, during the past three decades, the descendants of the Canadian Dutchglen Chieftess-Red have notably distinguished themselves in the Netherlands:...

February 2024

Sires Report

KAX Gladius: Nr.1 in Germany and a Model of Uniformity

First there was the admirable daughter group during HolsteinVision, followed shortly thereafter by a shared first place ranking on the German December release. Gladius could not have started his progeny...

February 2024

Herd reports

Willem’s-Hoeve Holsteins:Pursuit of New AI Sires Keeps the Breeding Fire Burning

Until the arrival of genomics, Willem’s-Hoeve Holsteins provided many AI sires each year, in part due to the multi-talented and easy breeding Rita family. Subsequently, the market changed drastically. By...

February 2024

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires RED - February 2024

Handout is one of three leaders on the German gRZG list. His trademarks: lots of milk, average stature, high attached and shallow udders, longevity, very good fitness indexes, and 124...

January 2024

Management

Poland: Thanks to Lots of Breeding Passion and Underlying Unity En Route to the European Top

Poland is one of the largest countries in Europe in terms of both area and population (36.8 million). As a milk producer, Poland is among the European top-5. Beneath this...

January 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - January 2024

If you glance through the European gTPI rankings you’ll notice a prefix that frequently appears: Cristella. This name belongs to an Italian farm situated near the village of San Daniele...

January 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - January 2024

Show participation was not in the cards for Bernard, Steven and Cindy Routhier from Routina Holstein (130 milking cows/2 milking robots) in Quebec in recent years. Nevertheless, their farm, also...

December 2023

Herd reports

Søren Ernst Madsen, Tirsvad Genetics: ‘Female Animals are Still the Strength of Individual Breeders.’

Working fruitfully together with AIs. This quality, besides his strong entrepreneurial spirit, rich ET experiences and pure passion for elite breeding, makes Tirsvad Genetics owner Ernst Madsen one of the...

December 2023

Sires Report

Winstar Mendel-P: Roxy Descendant and Nr.1 Polled Source in North America

In 2017, the Idaho enterprises Seagull-Bay Dairy, Triple Crown Genetics, and Cannon Dairy founded the ambitious breeding program WinStar Genetics. Three years later, Winstar Mendel-P became the nr.1 gTPI sire...

November 2023

Management

Unique news from Japan: Supersire daughter Currywebb pulverizes world record for milk!

Those who read Holstein International from cover to cover each month, likely know her name: Bell-Smart SS Currywebb VG-87. In October 2020, she appeared in Cow Country due to an...

November 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2023

EX-94 2E at five years of age, high production records including a “Superior Lactation”, a ten-year-old EX-93 5E 11* dam with 100,000 kg/220,000 lb milk, Sunnylodge Prelude Spotty as foundation...

November 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2023

08-10-2023; a significant date for Jeff Lambrecht in Wisconsin. That day his Lambrecht Captain Eloise GP-83 became 36 months old, which marked the expiration of the purchase back rights of...