Masterrind

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...

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

Sires Report

Focus on - July 2021

With Halo-PP, the Nr.5 (2691 gTPI) on the US homozygous polled list, Select Sires not only has one of the highest PP sires in their lineup, but also one of...

Juli 2021

Sires Report

Darlingo – Conformation for niches to fall in love with

It was February when the Doorman son Darlingo was classified EX-92, and with that overtook the status as Germany’s highest classified sire. Four weeks later, his dam DH Gold Chip...

Juni 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

Pine-Tree Heroic (born 02/18) debuted in August 2019 with 2928 gTPI on the American top-3. Shortly thereafter, his first crop of descendants was born. From them, owner ABS Global already...