January 2022


Cow Family Tournament: Responses from the Breeders

In December’s HI, you discovered the outcome of HI’s Global Cow Family Tournament; Comestar Laurie Sheik became #2 and Snow-N-Denises Dellia #1. On this page you can read the responses...

December 2021

Cow Families

HI’s Cow Family Tournament: Here are the highest ranking, numbers 2 & 1!

In the HI issues of September, October, and November, the excitement continued to rise; in the meantime, you have become acquainted with numbers 3 through 10. Now follows the absolute...

August 2021

Cow Families

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (2)

Noteworthy herds with dozens of EX Holsteins and a percentage of EX cows reaching to 70% were the focus of the first part of our analysis of the farms with...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

April 2021

Cow Families

The sequel: Here is the Second Preliminary Round of HI’s Cow Family Tournament!

In our recent March issue, HI’s tournament of the world’s most influential cow families commenced with preliminary round 1, in which 50 promising cow families from continents other than North...

September 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2020

Ponte de Lima is the oldest villa in all of Portugal and was historically significant as a Roman settlement on the road from Braga to Santiago de Compostela. Close by...

November 2019

Herd reports

Here is #2 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years: Regancrest Farm

It can be heard regularly, that it is all about the nr.1, the winner. Well, let us immediately state that this is certainly not the case for HI’s current breeders’...

August 2017

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2017

On the Gandy dairy farm owned by the Gandolfi family in the northern Italian province of Mantova, the percentages of fat and protein, as well as protein quality, are prominent...