Management

September 2020

Management

New DNA Indexes World-Wide

In April, many countries had a base adjustment. In order to then immediately be able to truly judge the new indexes at their value requires a lot of ability to...

September 2020

Management

Worldwide Sire Breeding Values for Polled and Red Holstein

Dynamic! That was the word to describe the August evaluations which rewrote the international rankings, particularly in the polled sector. There were exciting debuts on a daughter-proven basis, like the...

September 2020

Management

A Chance To Heighten Profit… By Lowering Stature

He’s back: An American Dairyman. Since November 2019, our guest author has already written three articles for HI, packed with practical tips for dairy farmers worldwide. Here is his fourth...

September 2020

Management

Diamond Awards on the Emerald Isle

With its green rolling hills and vales, Ireland has earned itself the title of the Emerald Isle. Since emeralds and diamonds are the most precious of jewels, it is fitting...

September 2020

Management

Jonathan Lamb: ‘We want our programs to be effective tools for the membership’

Jonathan Lamb is no stranger to the dairy business. In partnership with his parents and brother Matthew, Jonathan and his wife Alicia, along with their two children Kyra (5) and...

August 2020

Management

The Eyecatchers of the Red Holstein Population: The Highest Living EX Cows in the Breed

Those who love Holsteins normally also love pretty Holsteins. The same is obviously true for those who are interested in Red Holsteins as well. As such, we set out to...

August 2020

Management

Return On Genetic Investment

‘From my former work before joining the genetics industry I was very familiar with the concept of return on investment,’ comments Italian Luca Santuari. ‘The challenge for us is to...

August 2020

Management

Plenty of Possibilities for Accurate Heat Detection

Every birth demonstrates it again: fertility is an essential aspect of dairying. Heat detection plays a critical role in this. Cows and heifers, first of all, need to come into...

August 2020

Management

50 Years of Koepon - ‘I would do it all over again.’

This year it is 50 years ago that the first Koepon dairy farm was started in Garnwerd in the Dutch province of Groningen. The very first farm would later be...

July 2020

Management

Unique Overview: All 200,000 kg/440,000 lb. Holsteins World-wide

The club has 24 members world-wide– with numbers 25 and 26 now standing on the threshold – and is considered an elite group of absolute lifetime production champions. No less...

July 2020

Management

Introducing the Herd-Books around the world: Holstein Canada

Holstein breed associations around the globe are a significant force in directing the breed progress worldwide. In this series, Holstein International will introduce many of the leading herd-book associations around...

June 2020

Management

Source the bulls with the highest female fertility and high production

Are you overlooking the passive improvement you could gain in your herds’ fertility?