Sandy-Valley

April 2022

Herd reports

The New Future of Sandy-Valley Holsteins

Around the New Year, news came: the well-known breeding enterprise Sandy-Valley Holsteins in the American state of Wisconsin was discontinuing. HI launched the news via both its publication “Holstein International”...

Juli 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - July 2021

He is the revelation of the Italian list (new in the DNA top-3 with 4652 gPFT) and in fact, he is even more the revelation of the Swiss top list,...

Juni 2021

Sires report

BullTalk - June 2021

With 38 milking daughters (and 16 classified) he does not yet reach the official French top list, but with his 188 ISU and +3.1 type, he would clearly be the...

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...

July 2020

Sires report

BullTalk - July 2020

You already read it in HI: AOT Helix, America’s progeny proven nr.1 bull, is the “Talk-of-the-Town” with his outstanding profile. Now we go to a Helix daughter, from the widely...

December 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2019

Don Bennink of No-Fla Holsteins in Florida has a clear vision which guides his breeding in his over 10,000 head herd: his ideal cow has a slightly below average size,...

July 2019

Herd reports

Here is #6 of the most influential breeders of the past 25 years: Sandy-Valley!

Spectacular! We have not yet started with the top-5 of our competition and now already we come across real heavyweights… en route to the absolute Nr.1, which will be revealed...

February 2018

Sires report

Intriguing Sires DNA - Tarrino & Braveness & Nebula

‘Tarrino is currently Modesty’s highest available son, and his numbers have continued to climb,’ comments Rick VerBeek from Select Sires. ‘He comes from the Colby Taya family that is extreme...

February 2018

Herd reports

Sandy-Valley: America’s Top Index Herd Shares Some Management Details

When the Holstein Association recently announced the winners of its Progressive Genetics Herd awards for 2017, the herd with the highest average TPI in the US (at 2450) was Sandy-Valley....