Ontario

June 2024

Herd reports

Claynook Farms: Modern Holstein Enterprise with 35% of Income from Breeding

With Claynook Zeebah Letchworth in the Nr.1 position for young females and Ranger son Claynook Zard-RC in second place on the sire list, Claynook Farms in Ontario is drawing a...

April 2024

Herd reports

Stanton Farms: ‘We Want to Offer Genetic Solutions to our Customers.’

It is less than three years ago (HI 8/2021) that we provided extensive coverage of the unprecedented breeding achievements of Stanton Farms in the Canadian Ilderton. Or actually we should...

February 2024

Herd reports

Logic-PP & Leyhigh-PP: Representatives of Thriving Drewholme L Family

With the purchase of a Gibson daughter out of Idee Lustre, Andrew Martin, who was young at the time, laid the foundation for all the exceptional breeding success that is...

October 2023

Herd reports

Tony van Lith (Valiant Dairy Genetics): ‘I See Breeding as an Art Form.’

Showtime-RC, Rolex, Migos, Legit, Lizzo, Lazer-PP-Red, Allure-PP, Mombassa-PP-Red, Muffin-P-RC, Fallegro-PP-Red. During the past three years, ten sires with the Valiant prefix found their way to the barns of ABS, Semex,...

May 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country II - May 2023

The state of Victoria is the heartland of the Australian dairy industry. In the north of the state at Bamawm is Mitch Holsteins, the 300-cow herd owned by Brent &...

May 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2023

Stanton Farms in Ontario has already provided several elite LPI cows. But the achievements of Stantons Bighit Melody-P VG-85 are unprecedented. Her daughter Stantons Margaret is Canada’s Nr.1 for gLPI...

April 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country - April 2023

In February 2023, HI presented 22 EX daughters of the Roxy descendant Gloryland-I Goldwyn Locket EX-94. Remarkable: an unmentioned VG-85 Doorman out of Locket has likely provided the most valuable...

April 2023

Herd reports

Prominent name from the Holstein industry is preparing for the future: Next Generation at Browndale

With its shiny new state-of-the-art dairy barn complete with sand-bedded free-stalls for the 100-cow herd, 2 milking robots, an on-farm produce store, elevated viewing area and function rooms, Browndale is...

February 2023

Herd reports

Get Familiar with the Herd Karnview: You are Going to Hear Much More from Them!

The year 2022 saw the Karnview herd gain considerable prominence in Holstein circles. A successful sale in the spring was followed by a stellar show season. Exhibiting at the World...

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...

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...

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...