OCD

March 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2021

‘In our breeding goal we have always focused on conformation, production, and fitness.’ Lachlan Fry, the breeder at Katandra-Park Holsteins & Jerseys (140 milking cows) in Western Australia, has a...

February 2021

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - February 2021

‘For three index releases in a row, Calvo has been able to improve, especially for production. His daughters leave a positive impression on farms. In the fall of 2019, we...

August 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2020

The enthusiasm with which Thomas Rindesbacher speaks about Sunibelle Dempsey Esprit, causes one to forget that the two-time Swiss Expo Grand Champion is grazing in the neighbour’s pasture. It is...

December 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2019

‘Udder quality is certainly a family strength, as are the high productions.’ Lysanne Pelletier legitimately speaks about the qualities of the La Presentation Daurel dynasty. No less than 131 of...

October 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - October 2018

‘We do not breed a cow like her every day!’ These are the opening words of Sylvain Pioud from Ferme du Moulin Gallet in eastern France, about Laitwis Dorothee. This...

December 2017

Herd reports

Oakfield Corners makes $200,000 sale tops and 6,500 embryos annually

We apologise! 11 generations of family farming, a large herd, breed-leading genomics and top type animals… There’s simply too much to write about Oakfield Corners Dairy in 2 pages –...

December 2017

Cow Families

Golden-Oaks Champ Rae: Everyone Wants More from this New Holstein Source

The Debutante Raes, Lana Raes, Perk Raes and Cinderellas; all these successful breeding lines have proceeded from Hanoverhill Tony Rae EX-96. Right now, a prominent new Rae line is emerging...