Masterrind

September 2022

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Masterrind

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...

July 2022

Sires report

Intriguing Sires DNA 1 - July 2022

With a total index of 162 gRZG, Adwin debuted during the recent April release with an asterisk in second place on the German DNA list, as he combines a significant...

July 2022

Management

Schau der Besten: Impressive Show Case for the Masterrind Breeding Region

‘Fantastic that we can do this again!’ Many participants, spectators, and organizers would have had a similar thought during their first elite show in perhaps two or maybe even three...

June 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - June 2022

New sires regularly come and go in the top of the German progeny proven Red Holstein list. However, one name remains stable in the top-30: Arino-Red with a total index...

May 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - May 2022

‘This will become one of our most influential sires of sons,’ said Jeff Ziegler from Select Sires in the summer of 2021. This statement was confirmed in April. And how!...

April 2022

Sires report

Gywer-RC: Successful Sire of Sons for Red and Black & White

With six sons, Gywer-RC was the main source in the overview of bestselling Holstein sires world-wide (HI 3/2022), while with five sons he is also prominent in the list of...

March 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - March 2022

One of the remarkable millionaires in the world is Mainstream Manifold, a bull that no one initially expected would become a millionaire. However, he actually developed into one of the...

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

January 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - January 2022

‘During the past few years I have witnessed the Holstein breed becoming whiter. It is increasingly difficult to find a good bull that is 75% or more black. I manage...

November 2021

Sires report

Intriguing Sires DP - November 2021

The Halo family from Cookiecutter recently attained a splendid top-10 ranking in HI’s Cow Family Tournament. Partly because of the large number of strong scoring bulls that this successful branch...

October 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - October 2021

Remarkable: the entire progeny-proven Italian top-3 consists of sons of Sandy-Valley Afterburner, namely Miura (his report elsewhere in this HI issue), Kubrick and Pepsol, while also the Italian Nr.8, Sprite,...

October 2021

Management

Josef Pott: Why Arcowin is not a forced, but rather a logical step into the future

When Arcowin officially begins its work on January 1st, 2022, it will not only be the structures in the areas of the breeding program, research and development at the three...