OHG

July 2024

Management

AI’s Recommend Their Own Favourites These Bulls Should Be Used More Often:

For decades already, sire selection primarily takes place via indexes. The number of bulls that are selected based on word of mouth reports, evaluating daughters, or in other ways, is...

March 2023

Sires Report

Focus on... March 2023

Red sires are continuing to build an impressive segment of international Holstein breeding and for that to remain, breeding programs around the world are continually working to develop new generations...

March 2023

Sires Report

Intriguings Sires DNA - March 2023

Sitting at Nr.5 in Germany is the high component bull Nexo, a son of Nexus (<AltaCabot). Nexo traces back to the family of Markwell Blackstar Raven EX-95. The grand-dam Peak...

December 2022

Sires Report

Focus On... - December 2022

In the past, high milk sires always had the best chances to achieve high overall breeding values. However, the introduction of many further traits has given even average production sires...

March 2022

Management

Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

December 2021

Management

OHG & VOSt: Why size does not determine success!

After years of alliances and mergers, the breeding landscape in Germany has been cleaned up considerably. Of the 12 breeding cooperatives that were in existence 10 years ago, there are...

December 2021

Sires Report

Bull Talk - December 2021

‘He is very popular due to his high components, A2A2, unique aAa (516), average stature, low somatic cell, high udder index and plus for DPR,’ explains general manager Ron Sersland...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA I - October 2021

Monteverdi debuted in second place on the Canadian DNA list. In the US, he is situated in the gTPI top-25. But above all, he is far and away the nr.1...

August 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - August 2021

‘No matter how good a producer, we cannot supply the present demand in as timely a fashion as we would like.’ Speaking is Louis Prange from STgenetics about one of...

December 2020

Sires Report

Bull Talk - December 2020

In April, he immediately debuted in the German progeny proven top-5, and in August, he climbed six points, making him the strong German Nr.2: Sinus. ‘His compact, average-statured, and robust...

December 2020

Sires Report

Unique HI Overview: Here are the Bestselling Holstein Sires at AI Companies World-wide

Who were the most sold Holstein bulls during the past six months? HI posed this question to breeding companies world-wide. The answers resulted in the unique accompanying overview: 77 bestsellers...

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...