Ontario

October 2022

Herd reports

Master Breeder Larenwood in Canada:Three-Time Winner of National Management Award

The Larenwood herd in Ontario – a homebred herd for over 60 years – is a three-time winner of the National Lactanet/CanWest DHI Herd Management award; in 2014-15-16. It also...

October 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - October 2022

Claynook Holsteins has worked with two branches of the Rud Zip family: One based on OCD Planet Diamond, full sister to the dam of Global Cow winner Delicious whose many...

September 2022

Cow Families

Gumball A Resume that Rivals the Great Roxy

Roxy had 16 EX daughters, 3 VG and 2 GP. Gumball has 20 EX daughters, 3 VG and 1 GP. Roxy was EX-97 with a highest daughter at 94: Gumball...

July 2022

Management

Round-Table Which Total Performance Index Do You Prefer?

Which total merit index do you use in choosing the bulls for your herd? Which traits do you focus on in particular? Which traits do you put less emphasis on?...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Misc Breeds

Nor-Bella: Home to a Lifetime Production Champion

In July 2020, in the 6th edition of BSI, the name of the then 13-year-old Nor-Bella Supreme Dabble was paraded. She is one of the highest Canadian lifetime producers of...

May 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2022

When we ask Jonathan Kelso from JK Genetics in Northern Ireland about the qualities of the Marq I family, his answer is clear: ‘Without a doubt: consistency. Consistency in providing...

May 2022

Management

Exclusive in HI: Elite Club of 200,000 kg/440,000 lb. Holsteins Grows to Thirty-one Members Globally

In July 2020, HI presented a unique overview of 24 (Red) Holstein cows with lifetime production of 200,000 kg/440,000 lb. and more – an elite global club of absolute lifetime...

April 2022

Cow Families

Stantons Freddie Cameo: During her Lifetime, Already a Top-3 Brood Cow in Canada

“Stantons: One of the World’s Most Eminent Sources of Sires.” So read the title above HI’s extensive report (08/21) about the Stanton family in Ontario. Adorable, Alligator, Chief, High Octane,...

February 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - February 2022

Dellarossa Inseme Belfante (<AltaZarek/4179 gPFT) is one of the most complete young sires in Italy. Appearing behind the Inseme transmitter is an intriguing cow family, developed at the family operation...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Family Tournament: Responses from the Breeders

In November’s HI, you could become extensively acquainted with Nr.4 and Nr.3 of HI’s Global Cow Family Tournament: Braedale Gypsy Grand and Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy. On this page, you find...

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - December 2021

Solomon sired the Reserve Champion at the World Dairy Expo this year, the 4-year-old Oakfield Footloose, a rising superstar of the show world. Another Solomon daughter in the news is...