Misc Breeds

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Andreas Hörmann, breeder of Canyon & Volker: Brown Swiss power with 66,000kg/145,200lb production at culling

If there are two daughter-proven sires in service from a farm and the dams of each still look good, it is really something special. Andreas and Maria Hörmann bred Canyon...

July 2023

Herd reports

Random-Luck Farm: A True Premier Breeder Herd

Breeding outstanding type animals that can consistently compete with the best in the show ring and bring home the Premier Breeder award takes a special talent. At Random-Luck Farm in...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

A French sire is the darling of AI studs The big analysis of breeding for AI

No sire has put more sons into AI service internationally in recent years than O’Malley: every twentieth AI sire from the birth year 2019 onwards, worldwide, is a son of...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Andreas and Bettina Kocher, Switzerland: Investment in good genetics pays off

Andreas and Bettina Kocher have put together a strong Brown Swiss herd over the last 14 years. The pedigrees of their cows are dotted with illustrious names like Gordon Patty...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Gaec Brast, France: Successful Home of International Brown Swiss Sires

132 ET-flushes have already been performed on Gaec Brast in the French department of Aveyron. Brown Swiss bulls like Sting, Noro, Nice-GP, Noro-SG, No Decibel and earlier Traction are used...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Intriguing Sires DNA - July 2023

With a 151 GZW, GS Dacapo is the first bull to break the 150-mark. He achieves this with enormous milk yield of +1319kg along with excellent fitness and a balanced...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Intruiging Sires 2 DNA - July 2023

Poe is a bigtime production bull with somewhat different bloodlines transmitting moderate frame size and reduced stature. Bred by Brett Danyow of Ferrisburgh, VT, and Peak Genetics, he was purchased...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Intruiging Sires 3 DNA - July 2023

Barros is the flagship bull of Italy’s Polar program. He was bred at Kibafarm, owned by brothers Gianpietro and Paolo Barre and located in the province of Sondrio. The herd...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Jakarta: Good robustness

Looking for more strength? A bull that produces animals with nice width and good muscling while still producing sufficient milk? The James son Jakarta, owned by Alpengenetik, is a good...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Brice-ET: Line Breeding to Perfection

April 2023. His breeder, Marc Schertenleib, combined his successful “B” family even several times in Brice’s pedigree.

March 2023

Misc Breeds

Melkveebedrijf Vanderlinden: complete veestapel dankzij Duitse stammoeders en Amerikaanse stieren

Melkrijke Holsteins met krachtige frames. Dat waren de koeien waar de familie Vanderlinden uit het Vlaams-Brabantse Huldenberg 15 jaar geleden naar zochten en vervolgens ook kregen. Vandaag richten Jean-Pierre en...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Misc Breeds

Toi Toi Genetics: New Brown Swiss Source in Great Britain

When Brent and Anne Crothers emigrated seven years ago from New Zealand to Great Britain, they had milked Holsteins, Ayrshires and Jerseys for years – and also obtained various show...