November 2023

Sires Report

The Fabulous Four: Sons of Ranger-Red

3Star-OH Ranger-Red received his first genomic proof in March 2020, and has been high on everyone’s radar ever since. Throughout 2021 he was Canada’s Nr.1 gLPI bull, a red bull...

September 2023

Herd reports

Spectacular Developments in the German Lösing Herd: More than 50% Production Increase in Five Years!

At the beginning of 2018, Bernd Lösing’s Holsteins in the German Vreden produced 30.4 kg/67.0 lb per day and 10,200 kg/22,490 lb annually: A nice average, above the national average....

December 2022

Herd reports

De Oosterhof (OH): The Successful Dutch Breeder’s Herd Behind Topstone, Rubels-Red and Ranger-Red

The current Nr.1 progeny proven sire of Germany (Topstone) and the former Nr.1 Red Holstein sires in the world (Rubels-Red, Ranger-Red) have various similarities. All three have the combination of...

November 2021

Sires Report

Bulltalk - November 2021

You likely recognize him: This is Mr Farnear Helix Twitch, who graced the January 2020 HI cover. At the time, Twitch was already in high demand and there has not...

February 2020

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - February 2020

For international RH breeding there is no way around this sire. Hoogerhorst Rubels-Red is the rising star on the red and white scene and an absolute must-have for top breeders...

July 2019

Sires Report

Bull Talk - July 2019

Salvatore dominates for the red & white sire of sons, but in his wake we find Endco Apprentice RC, a Kingboy son of Blondin-TJR Supersire Aroma VG-85. Apprentice is not...

December 2023

Herd reports

Longevity and Top Productions at Koepke: ‘Good people, good feed, good bedding & good genetics.’

Do you still remember her: Koepke 1660, a.k.a. “Granny”? Twenty years ago, in 2003, she gained legendary status when she broke the American milk record for lifetime production. A record...