KI Samen

July 2022

Sires

Focus on... July 2022

It is primarily small AI studs that carve out their place in the international market by going after a particular breeding profile with their own philosophies. And naturally, their sire...

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

December 2021

Herd reports

Bossink Holsteins: Highly Balanced, Quality Cows via Proven Genetics and aAa

‘We find it tremendous when our cows are good enough for the show, but we are certainly not show breeders.’ Gerrit van der Kolk consistently follows his own vision and...

December 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Intermizoo & KI Samen

The surge in use of beef bulls on lower genetic merit dairy cows continues to grow, and part of the evolution in this market is the use of male sexed...

October 2021

Sires

Focus on... October 2021

When the Dutch company CRV asked its international distributors a few weeks ago which sires would generate the most demand in the coming months, Powerlift-RC (Abundant-Adorable-Loptimum) from the Cosmopolitans stood...

September 2021

Sires

BullTalk - September 2021

You already know Wilt Emilio, the Capital Gain son who as a young sire garnered attention in elite breeding realms and who last year fully made true on his promises....

August 2021

Sires

BullTalk - August 2021

‘No matter how good a producer, we cannot supply the present demand in as timely a fashion as we would like.’ Speaking is Louis Prange from STgenetics about one of...

December 2020

Sires

Unique HI Overview: Here are the Bestselling Holstein Sires at AI Companies World-wide

Who were the most sold Holstein bulls during the past six months? HI posed this question to breeding companies world-wide. The answers resulted in the unique accompanying overview: 77 bestsellers...

May 2020

Sires

Does this Sire Line Offer Useful Options in the Crucial Pursuit of Outcross?

On the cover of this HI issue, you see a bull with rather uncommon type: VVH Repairman. ‘A “powerhouse” with lots of width and outstanding feet & legs. He does...

April 2020

Sires

Bull Talk - April 2020

At the German breeding company RBB, the use of DNA sires is high: 75%. Even so, among the progeny proven bulls, one stands out – the Larcrest Commander son Calvo....

March 2020

Sires

Intriguing Sires - March 2020

With 33 daughters in Germany (25 classified) and Switzerland, Power stands at the beginning of his progeny proven career. A career that during the German show “Zukunft Rind 2020” received...

March 2019

Sires

Focus on.. beloved and reliable (1)

They are not the highest bulls, not necessarily successful sires of sons, and not the top genomic sires, but they are proven, have hundreds of daughters in milk and are...