July 2024

Herd reports

Herds worldwide - July 2024

The Fazenda Analândia enterprise owned by the De Boer family – situated in the Dutch colony of Castrolanda (Castro Parana) in southern Brazil – has 500 Holstein cows and just...

September 2022


Unique in HI: Farms with the Highest kg/lb Fat + Protein Productions World-wide Part 1

In the Holstein world, high productions always speak to the imagination. Tremendous records of individual animals, but certainly also high averages at the herd level. But how high are the...

June 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2020

Around 60-70% of the 100-cow Marshland herd (Wisconsin, US) goes back to the 1960s cow, Marshland Reflection Beatrice EX-91. Understandably for a long-standing family there are many branches at Marshland,...