Ontario

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 - 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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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

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?...

July 2022

Herd reports

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...