Top-management for longevity: How Rosy-Lane, Big & Summitholm reached record numbers of 100,000kg cows
Recently, Holstein International reported about the top management of three herds that reached record numbers of 100,000kg-220,000lb cows (HI 06/2017: Sandisfarne, Kellercrest & Iden). But: there are more striking herds...
Udder Health: A Critical Element in Achieving High-Level Production
The combination of good genetics and good feed should lead to a high producing herd. However, seeing to all the smaller details that create an environment for healthy, contented cows...
Given its Low Heritability, is Breeding for Fertility Worth It?
Can fertility be improved through breeding? Or is it simply down to management? Here we investigate the impact you can make by selecting for fertility.