Netherlands

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - July 2022

Dogwood Farm in Virginia, 50 miles/80 km west of the centre of Washington DC, is the domain of Pottsdale Holsteins. ‘RORA Elevation was bred just seven miles or eleven kilometres...

May 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2022

When we ask Jonathan Kelso from JK Genetics in Northern Ireland about the qualities of the Marq I family, his answer is clear: ‘Without a doubt: consistency. Consistency in providing...

February 2022

Herd reports

Caudumer Holsteins: Breeding Success with Lol Family Thanks to Genomics and Polled

What started with delivering sires like Fun-P-Red in the Netherlands and Batch-P in Germany, received a special sequel last year, especially with the unprecedented international sire of son success of...

December 2021

Management

Beef-on-Dairy Programs: Intermizoo & KI Samen

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...

September 2021

Herd reports

Poppe Holsteins: Source of ­High-Testing Sires with a Clear Message

Poppe Snow-RC symbolizes the successful introduction of Poppe Holsteins in the European bull market. Now, a decade later, Poppe sires like San Remo, Sanchez-P, Freestyle and the German leader Flight-Red...

September 2021

Cow Families

Despite Heavy Competition in the Barn: ’This is Absolutely the Best Cow that I have ever Bred.’

Looking for an enthusiastic breeder? Someone who attains significant success with his strategy? Then we are at the right address at the farm of John de Vries in the Dutch...

August 2021

Cow Families

Weelder Esmonique: The Powerful Family Behind Force, Empire, Esperanto, Endless and Eloy

The Weelder sires Empire and Esperanto, with 302 and 274 NVI, respectively lead the Dutch list of progeny proven sires. While from the same Esmonique family, the nr.1 DNA bull...

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

Sires report

Intriguing Sires DNA - July 2021

Beerbum, after his Nr.1 debut with the December release, solidified his leading position in April. In addition, the Denovo Outlay (<Quantum) son is runner-up for the popular Italian index IES....

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

Strong and shallow udders, well-formed rumps: the 75 milking cows at Desnette Holsteins in Quebec display eye-catching type. This herd provided, for example, Desnette Adelicia Impression VG-89, HM All-Canadian Milking-1-Yr...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

German breeder Andreas Proebsting milks 170 cows with the star of the herd being the red cow Big Dog RUW Syvana-Red VG-88. In 2016, RUW imported embryos from a red...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Lakeside Ups Red Range: The Most Influential Red & White Bull Dam World-wide

Since the most recent index round, her sons make up the entire top-4 for red & white in Canada, while the Nr.1 (Ranger-Red) also leaves all black & white DNA...