April 2021

Cow Families

The sequel: Here is the Second Preliminary Round of HI’s Cow Family Tournament!

In our recent March issue, HI’s tournament of the world’s most influential cow families commenced with preliminary round 1, in which 50 promising cow families from continents other than North...

February 2021

Cow Families

Oda Family at Ladys-Manor Produces the Nr.1 CTPI Cow

One of the most enduring cow families of the breed is again right at the top of the index list. The US has just one cow with >3000 CTPI: Her...

August 2020

Herd reports

Ladys-Manor Ruby Shawn’s Genetics from Maryland to Switzerland

All over the world, early summer is a busy season for dairy farmers. Sometimes it can be so busy, that a report about a breeding enterprise also turns out differently...

June 2019

Sires Report

Ladys-Manor Shamrock: No Longer Bookem’s Little Brother

During the past decade, a lot has been said and written about the stature of Holsteins. The trend towards less tall Holsteins is now probably truly being pursued, partly because...

February 2018

Sires Report

The Many Bulls from the Ladys-Manor Jem Family

Over the last 30 years, 10 generations of the Ladys-Manor Jem family have sent bulls to AI. Such family products as Winchester, Wildman, Marbach, Shamrock, Grafeeti, Olympian and Octoberfest have...

January 2018

Sires Report

BullTalk - January 2018

Are you looking for outcross? Sires from deep cow families with several lactations, longevity and proven type? And DNA figures are less important to you? Then 2-year-old Spell It is...