Management

November 2020

Management

Get Acquainted with Herdbooks All Over the World: Holstein Australia

This is the third installment in our series featuring the major Holstein herdbooks around the globe. Did you know that the same foundation animals that started the Holstein breed in...

November 2020

Management

Black Silver Bovine Technology: Glittering New Addition to the Bull Stud Industry

Black Silver is a new name in the world of international Holstein genetics. Founded by some passionate young Holstein breeders from Canada, Black Silver has entered the highly competitive industry...

November 2020

Management

E-Mails to HI…about stature

In my experience as a US dairyman the issues with stature today are more regionalized than worldwide. I am located in the Southeastern US. It’s unusual to see cows that...

November 2020

Management

PhönixGroup - Germany’s Newest Mega-Breeding Program

There was already a small earthquake that rattled through the German breeding branch in mid-September when 6 German breeding companies at once announced that as of January 1st, 2021, they...

October 2020

Management

Gold Medal Dam and Dam of Merit: Recognizing the Elite Brood Cows of the US

Programs that give recognition to outstanding brood cows have been implemented in various Holstein countries worldwide. In the US two different awards are given to identify superior transmitting cows, Gold...

October 2020

Management

October 2020: Your Virtual Visit to the World Dairy Expo in Madison

It is a beautiful drive from downtown Madison. There, in the centre, is the “State Capitol”, a remarkable building. But breeding enthusiasts know about a much more remarkable structure in...

October 2020

Management

A more than meaningful question: How much inbreeding can the breed tolerate?

No, we don’t want to draw the devil on the wall and we do not want to give inbreeding, which was helped the breed with its impressive development over the...

October 2020

Management

Egbert Feddersen: The last interview with a pillar of German and international Holstein breeding

No, there is no special topic for this interview. This interview is not only a general review of Holstein breeding, but also a view towards the future. And it is...

October 2020

Management

LG completes its lineup with a new European series: the STARPLUS varieties

Through its LG brand, Limagrain Europe is a leader in animal nutrition and is known for its expertise and ability to offer varieties that meet to the needs of producers....

October 2020

Management

Tools Designed to Bring Improved Management of Udder Health

The costs incurred for treatment and from lost production due to mastitis have made it one of the biggest challenges facing the average dairy producer. Selecting cows that are more...

September 2020

Management

Get Acquainted with Herdbooks All Over the World: Prim’Holstein France

With 1.5 million registered cows, France is one of the global Holstein giants. In total, 4,800 French Holstein breeders are associated with the independent herdbook Prim’Holstein France that organizes a...

September 2020

Management

New Progeny Proven Indexes World-Wide

Sound System, Helix, Louxor… many of the big leaders from the April release retained their top positions in August. Does that indicate little news with this round? Certainly not, as...