Netherlands

December 2019

Sires report

BullTalk - December 2019

‘At Global AG Alliance, we believe that we have won the “jackpot” with this sire.’ Speaking is Wout van der Goot about the nr.1 bull on Global’s NM line-up: Pine-Tree...

December 2019

Sires report

Focus on... Dairy Strength

Okay, even Axl, the young King Royal son from the Jetstream program, could have a slightly better rump angle (-0.47). But along with short teats and a slightly straight leg...

November 2019

Cow Families

Bons-Holsteins Koba’s: Long-standing Dutch Cow Family with Global Allure

During the Sale of Stars 2018, a 50% share in the EX-94 Lauthority daughter Bons-Holsteins Koba 219 was sold for C$47,000 to Westcoast Holsteins. Embryos from the cow family have...

November 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - November 2019

‘She was my once in a lifetime cow,’ begins Cameron Hickling of the Master Breeder Hicklee herd in Ontario. Hicklee Dundee Glow EX-93 produced over 100,000kg (220,000lb), consistently calved every...

October 2019

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - October 2019

Combining the Lila Z family through his sire Westcoast Lighthouse (Spring-Distinction) with the Barbie family through his dam Walnutlawn Abbott Bree VG-85-2yr, already the high-conformation sire Walnutlawn Bridgestone attracts attention....

October 2019

Sires report

Focus on... International top sires

In his debut on a daughter-proven basis in August he was able to celebrate being one of the most noteworthy newcomers with his 2612 TPI (428 daughters). Nonetheless, the gap...

October 2019

Sires report

BullTalk - October 2019

He is new in America’s progeny proven type top-10, holding 6th place, with no less than +3.48 PTAT. With 2525 TPI, he is the highest total transmitter in the top-10....

October 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - October 2019

After years of absence, Brent and Kim Mitchell from Victoria immediately captured the Intermediate title with Mitch Aftershock Irene at Australia’s national show (IDW) in 2017. Two years later they...

September 2019

Sires report

BullTalk - September 2019

At Cogent in Great Britain, they had to bid farewell to a popular favourite in their sire facility: Cogent Twist. And… Twist was not only a favourite among his caretakers,...

September 2019

Sires report

Focus on... September 2019

On first glance, it is the all-around positive values for all management and health traits that grab attention. Additionally, there is the good heritability for production and proper conformation with...

July 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2019

With 2111 TPI, Niclo O-Man Debbie VG-87 (born 2004) is one of the very highest American index cows from her birth year. The O-Man owned by the Nichols and Longshore...

June 2019

Sires report

BullTalk - June 2019

He is the very highest NTM transmitter of Scandinavia and is available both domestically and abroad: Growny with +41 NTM. ‘Certainly a very interesting bull: high indexing and with an...