Phönix

November 2023

Sires Report

Focus On... November 2023

HI’s editorial in September discussed balance, inspired by responses that we as HI’s editorial staff often receive in the field. In connection with this, here you find three sires that...

November 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2023

He is currently the bestseller in Switzerland: Hellender Brandy-P. Also beyond Switzerland, there is a lot of demand, as various countries are already importing his semen, reports Jürg Stoll from...

October 2023

Management

Ingo Schnoor – The population standard keeps improving

Anyone who follows the large breeding programs in Europe should also be keeping track of Phönix, the breeding program founded jointly in 2021 by RUW, RBW, RA, Qnetics, RBB and...

October 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2023

His name Sunburst was inspired by Skalsumer Sunny Boy, CRV’s famous globetrotter from the 1990s. Sunburst and Sunny Boy are both bred out of the Skalsumer Pietje family which has...

July 2023

Sires Report

Intruiging Sires DP - July 2023

Moonshiner is one of the early sons of Tahiti in the Select Sires program and was bred by Tom Kugler of Fly-Higher Holsteins, NY. Milk production, balanced type and good...

July 2023

Cow Families

Danish Amber-PP-Red: Generous Source of High and Complete Red & White Polled Genetics

During the recent April round, 3Star-Tirsvad Ambo-P-Red debuted in second place on the Canadian red & white list, while his full brother Ranking-P-Red appeared with high conformation in the German...

June 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - June 2023

The midnight-coloured Meridian-PP is a son of Mendel-P from a GP-83 daughter of Monument-P who goes back to Des-Y-Gen Planet Silk. His production breeding values show moderate milk yield with...

April 2023

Management

Polled Holstein Elite Global Overview of Current Female Polled Genetics

Globally, the breeding of polled Holsteins is coming to greater maturity. The supply of attractive P and PP sires is steadily increasing with more variety. The same is true for...

April 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - April 2023

‘What makes Cirrus-P so popular? He is super balanced and does not have any knock-out faults. And he descends from a very attractive cow family.’ Speaking is Jordan Siemers about...

December 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - December 2022

A balanced type profile with moderate stature, nice udders, good components and outstanding mastitis resistance… there is a lot to like about this red Apprentice son from the heart of...

November 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - November 2022

Lonestar carries Sandy-Valley breeding on both the top and bottom sides of his pedigree, combining the Cosmopolitan family behind his sire Conway with the Rudy Missy family. ‘Unfortunately his Legacy...

October 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2022

Encourage is the new Nr.1 in the Netherlands and is an outstanding production bull with very high components. He will transmit moderate size with nice rear udders, and excels for...