Netherlands

August 2020

Sires report

BullTalk - August 2020

Of course, everyone knows Jedi… S-S-I Montross Jedi, who in the meantime has about 15,000 daughters world-wide. But here it is about a different, lesser known, Jedi: RZG Jedi, owned...

August 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2020

When the Dutchman Norwin Piet (NRP Holsteins) became the new owner of ALH Australia in 2014, he could not have imagined where this purchase would lead. The RC Supersire granddaughter...

July 2020

Herd reports

Giessen Holsteins: Breeding for Width Provides Outstanding Cows and High Production

The Charitys and Cinderellas from Giessen Holsteins are well-known domestically and abroad and have provided various outstanding sires. In the home herd, Theo van Vliet thoroughly enjoys his outstanding cow...

July 2020

Herd reports

Mooijman Holsteins in the Netherlands: 10% (!) of Milking Cows Above 100,000 kg/220,000 lb.

With the last milk production recording (June 2020), Ton and Wim Mooijman in the province of Groningen (northern Netherlands) had seven cows pass the milestone of 100,000 kg/220,000 lb. at...

July 2020

Sires report

BullTalk - July 2020

You already read it in HI: AOT Helix, America’s progeny proven nr.1 bull, is the “Talk-of-the-Town” with his outstanding profile. Now we go to a Helix daughter, from the widely...

July 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2020

Idole 91 VG-86, a Uno daughter from the 70-head milking herd of Vincent Belec in Lanrivoare (Brittany region) and her descendants score well on the base of the French ISU...

May 2020

Sires report

BullTalk - May 2020

They reign in Italy. Sire Mirabell Sound System is Nr.1 on the progeny proven list, while his grandson Zani Inseme Stradivari is Nr.1 on the DNA-tested list. As such, Sound...

May 2020

Sires report

Does this Sire Line Offer Useful Options in the Crucial Pursuit of Outcross?

On the cover of this HI issue, you see a bull with rather uncommon type: VVH Repairman. ‘A “powerhouse” with lots of width and outstanding feet & legs. He does...

May 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2020

‘We actually use quite a few current sires.’ Not a particularly unique statement. But those who know the tradition of Lantland Farms in New York may be quite surprised by...

April 2020

Sires report

Bull Talk - April 2020

At the German breeding company RBB, the use of DNA sires is high: 75%. Even so, among the progeny proven bulls, one stands out – the Larcrest Commander son Calvo....

March 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - March 2020

With 33 daughters in Germany (25 classified) and Switzerland, Power stands at the beginning of his progeny proven career. A career that during the German show “Zukunft Rind 2020” received...

March 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - March 2020

Rocketfire has been one of those pleasant surprises. As a young genomic bull he ranked at Nr.179 for NM, and now with milking daughters he ranks as the Nr.12 NM...