Management

August 2021

Management

Polled Increasingly Popular: Attention to P and Especially PP Sires Continues to Grow World-wide

What was still a niche market in most countries just a few years ago, has grown more and more into a serious category in the AI world: P and PP...

August 2021

Management

Fertility: Significant Support Available for Indispensable Link

The cow should have been pregnant already, but is still not showing any heat signs. Other cows have already been bred five times, but still show up again every 3,...

August 2021

Management

Via Pax: Pioneers in Bringing Embryo Transfer to the Dairy Industry

Today almost every young bull that enters bull studs worldwide is the result of embryo transfer (ET). The technology is common place for multiplying and moving elite genetics around the...

August 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Masterrind & Ascol

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...

Juli 2021

Management

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (1)

To breed a Holstein that is distinguished as being EX is an accomplishment to be proud of even in times when Holstein breeding is continually striving towards more commercial goals....

Juli 2021

Management

Pro Caseus: Selecting for Milk with Better Cheese-Making Properties

Cheese production is big business in Italy. And when it comes to the production of quality cheese, cow’s milk is not all the same. Now one Italian AI company has...

Juli 2021

Management

How Closely are You Looking at Milking Speed?

Milking speed: Is it a trait that could impact the profitability of your herd? Here we look more closely at this management trait to see how it is evaluated and...

Juli 2021

Management

Discover Australia’s Top Star Brood Cows

From the Elmar Jessicas to Fairvale’s Bonnie family, Australia is renowned for its top Holstein families. However a performance indicator in terms of breeding is the Star Brood Cow system....

Juli 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Natural & LIC

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...

Juli 2021

Management

Irish Herdbook has Sights Set on a Sustainable Future

Currently dairy farming in Ireland is hot property. In December 2020 over 1.5 million milking dairy cows were recorded in Ireland (an increase of 2.1% on the year before), whilst...

Juni 2021

Management

Will Selecting for Rump Improve Fertility and Calving-Ease?

Correct rump structure has long been considered an important part of the frame of a cow – often being linked to her fertility, her ease of giving birth, and to...

Juni 2021

Management

Responses to question: Why do Outcross Sires not Receive More Opportunities?

’Why have AI companies not made more intensive use of outcross sires?’ This is one of the questions sent to HI by the Czech herd manager Jiří Fangl. Questions that...