Netherlands

March 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2018

The Northern Irish Hilltara herd first became famous thanks to Medway Supreme Maude EX-97. The herd owned by the McCormick family contains more remarkable families though, including the Echos, who...

March 2018

Cow Families

GenomicTalk - March 2018

There are currently four heifer calves dominating the top-list in the USA with official breeding values of more than 3000 gTPI. In order, they are Rosylane-LLC Frzzle11270 (3017 gTPI), Peak...

February 2018

Sires report

BullTalk - February 2018

He is Nr.2 among the highest available black & white Dutch sires for type (see table): Lowlands Debark, owned by CRV. The DNA tested Danno son combines his 114 type...

February 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2018

No, the Nr.1 female in Australia is not a young calf by a hot genomic sire. It is 3rd lactation Glomar Lucky 4319 VG-87 (394 BPI; photo) who is sired...

January 2018

Cow Families

For Three Years Prehen’s Froukje Family has Delivered the UK’s Number 1

The Dutch Froukje family – synonymous with high components and type – is recognised worldwide. Whilst it is still an integral part of the Essen family’s Mars herd in the...

February 2019

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - Jotani & Rager-Red & Red Impuls

Besides Julandy in Germany, the Julia family from the Dutch Werler breeding herd also has an extremely popular transmitter in its home country, namely Jotani. The more than 5-year-old Jotan...

December 2017

Cow Families

Oelhorst Coba’s: Elite Black & White Family Provides “Unplanned” Red Holstein Talent

Breeders regularly combine their best Holsteins with RC and Red Holstein sires in the hope of creating attractive breeding material for red & whites. However, the start of the red...

December 2017

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - Montey & Judo & Vitesse

With Montross, the American brood cow Unique-Style Bolton Money EX-93 provided the most influential Mogul son. In combination with Mogul, Money also provided a second successful transmitter: Monty, whose semen...

November 2017

Cow Families

German R Family also Provides Popular Double W Sires in the Netherlands

With 130 RZG based on nearly 28,000 daughters, Guarini is the very highest of several dozens of German Goldwyn sons. Thanks to the strong maternal line from which he originates....

November 2017

Cow Families

Tiger-Lily Lulu: Ladd-P was Just the Beginning for this Special Cow Family

Five years ago the arrival of the high-type red bull Tiger-Lily Ladd-P focused attention on the Lulu family at Marshman Farms in New York. Via his sire Destry, Ladd-P offered...

October 2017

Herd reports

Simlahill: Northern Ireland’s Leading Type Herd

Although they share the same island, the “Republic of Ireland” and “Northern Ireland” are separate countries. Northern Ireland links with England, Scotland and Wales to form the “UK”. There are...

October 2017

Herd reports

Big Holsteins: Popular Sires from Prominent Production Herd

Exactly 10 years ago, HI published a farm report about Big Holsteins. At the time, the herd owned by the Knoef family had provided thirty 100,000 kg cows. One decade...