JOSEF BERCHTOLD

Brown Swiss International 2022

Sires

Pete: from zero to hero

Only a few weeks after he went back into service as a daughter-proven sire, Pete was the most-used sire in this category. Now everyone is excited to see how his...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Cow Families

The favourites of the AI studs

Which cow families drive the breeding train? That is what BSI wanted to know of the AI studs and enquired about. In addition, we carried out our own analyses: which...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Management

Disolabruna Guarantees milk from Brown Swiss

The Italian Brown Swiss breeding association Anarb brought the brand Disolabruna to life 17 years ago. Only cheese and other dairy products from pure Brown Swiss milk can be marketed...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Herd reports

Breeding is a marathon

For the families of Christian and Simon Schild of Ottoberg in the Swiss canton of Thurgau, daily life often revolves around Brown Swiss breeding. And about schwingen.

Brown Swiss International 2022

Herd reports

The goal is a problem-free cow

The family of Georg Schedel of Egg in the Unterallgäu district in Germany milks around 200 cows, most of them Brown Swiss. Important is the strong family bond – and...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Sires

Sinatra: They persist superbly

The Seasidebloom son Sinatra of Genostar has proved himself with >1,100 daughters in milk. Particularly for fitness it looks good, with persistency, udder health and fertility being plus points.