Netherlands

March 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - March 2020

‘He is clearly our best homozygous polled sire and he is helping us to increase the popularity of our polled program,’ says sire analyst Fancesco Veronese about Italy’s highest PP...

March 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2020

Heidenskipster Goldwin Destiny, the dam of the German type and longevity specialist Beart, made her career in the Netherlands. Her best daughter is in Australia: Kaarmona Snowman Destiny 2 VG-86....

February 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - February 2020

AltaMarlon has a very balanced, no-holes proof that has steadily climbed and now lands him at Nr.1 LPI bull in Canada. ‘He sires consistently good type, highlighted by beautiful udders,’...

February 2020

Sires report

Focus on... Old Packaging, Modern Product

An Estonian proverb says, “If your spirit is wise, age does not judge.” Of course, this expression does necessarily apply to breeding. Nonetheless there is an entire collection of bulls...

February 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2020

After 45 years of breeding Holsteins, a lifelong goal was achieved for the Lang family of Springhill Farms as their homebred Springhill-OH Wind Jada EX-91 was named Grand Champion of...

February 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - February 2020

For international RH breeding there is no way around this sire. Hoogerhorst Rubels-Red is the rising star on the red and white scene and an absolute must-have for top breeders...

January 2020

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - January 2020

Whilst the start of the reigning Nr.1 gTPI sire, AltaZazzle’s pedigree story begins over 20 years ago with the legendary brood-cow Windsor-Manor Rud Zip – his modern-day narrative starts just...

January 2020

Sires report

Bull Talk - January 2020

In Italy, Westcoast Perseus (Penmanship-Doorman) is successful as a sire of sons: the list of top-25 DNA-tested sires includes no less than five Perseus sons. One of them is the...

January 2020

Sires report

Focus on.. Fat & Protein

The Dutch company CRV the selection for fat and protein has a long tradition. We could present an entire team of sires, but there is good reason that Martin is...

January 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - January 2020

Jay and Jack Hein had to drive quickly straight through their home state of Ohio, arriving just on time at the sale of Doug Dye. There Jay and son Jack...

January 2020

Cow Families

Glinzer Holsteins: Outstanding Herd Achieved through their own Breeding Strategy

An average production of 10,756 kg (23,715 lb.) milk with 4.43% fat and 3.62% protein, average type of nearly 86 points and 16 cows that surpassed the milestone of 100,000...

December 2019

Sires report

Bouw Rocky: Robust Daughters and Successful Sons

The Nr.1 bull in the Netherlands and the Nr.1 bull in Germany: Bouw Rocky is creating waves as a sire of sons! Rocky, compared to Finder and Snowfever, is not...