Netherlands

Juni 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - June 2021

With 38 milking daughters (and 16 classified) he does not yet reach the official French top list, but with his 188 ISU and +3.1 type, he would clearly be the...

Juni 2021

Sires report

Focus On... June 2021

Of course, it is the largest breeding programs that dominate the top-lists worldwide with their genomic young sires. But that does not mean that only the big players have top...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

May 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - May 2021

DG Charley is certainly unique. Without a doubt, he can call himself the sire of likely the world’s most talked about bull right now: Hurtgenlea Charl, America’s brand new TPI...

May 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2021

‘Producing milk,’ responds Eric Elbers from CRV to the question about the most important qualities of Delta Thilda, the Amigo daughter who is being used extensively within CRV’s breeding program....

April 2021

Sires report

Intruiging Sires - April 2021

‘Bad was already very popular as a young sire,’ explains Marc-Henri Guillaume from Swissgenetics about the RC bull that in April 2020 received his first progeny proven index. ‘With 202...

April 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country April 2021

In December 2020, HI published a breeders report about Ferme Mystique in Quebec. A proven sire from their Mystique Integrity Amilie family that traces back to Roycedale Sheik Adrienne is...

March 2021

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - March 2021

‘Multimate can attribute his popularity to the fact that he transmits cows that are robust and produce a lot of milk from well-attached, shallow udders,’ says Jaap Brinkman from CRV....

March 2021

Sires report

Pine-Tree AltaOak: His Remarkable Foundation and His Intense Impact (1)

Before we begin the portrait of Leif, the remarkable maternal grandsire of AltaOak, we will take a short look at Oak’s career. How did Oak end up as a young...

March 2021

Sires report

Focus on... March 2021

There are many traits that international Holstein breeding is working to develop at the moment. However, none of them have generated attention in the same way that feed efficiency has....

February 2021

Sires report

Bull Talk - February 2021

Born in the US, housed in Canada, owned by a Spanish AI company. That is true of the young bull Siemers CD Pairing 31607. Sire analyst Juan Carlos Conde explains...

February 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2021

The forced cancellation of the annual Irish National Dairy Show in October led to a competition to determine the Champion of the Decade. Ridgefield Dundee Portea EX-95 claimed the title...