Siemers

June 2024

Sires Report

Parfect: Impacting the Breed in a Similar Way to Blackstar

Siemers Parfect has become one of the most popular sires of his generation. Parfect’s performance as a sire of an extensive list of sons, along with a long list of...

December 2023

Cow Families

2023 Global Cow winner Paris: 6-Year-Old with 200 Progeny

Last month, Siemers Lmda Paris 27856 was announced as the Global Cow for 2023. The 6-year-old Delta Lambda daughter is dam of the Nr.3 daughter-proven sire Parfect as well as...

November 2023

Management

The Global Cow 2023 is… Siemers Lmda Paris

She was the clear choice of the voting public, polling an impressive 22.4% of the total vote. In addition, all three of our official judges placed her in their top-5,...

September 2023

Management

Global Cow 2023 Here are the Finalists!

This is the 19th edition of the Global Cow competition, which has given recognition to the breed’s most influential brood cows down through the years. It’s that time of the...

September 2023

Sires Report

Cherry-Lily Luster-P: He Provided Polled with the Decisive Jump to the Top TPI with Lots of Conformation

Let’s be honest: five years ago, who would have expected that in 2023 the world would have a progeny proven polled sire who combines 2902 TPI with a faultless conformation...

July 2023

Sires Report

Siemers Parfect: New Nr.3 on the Proven Sire Chart

Parfect has successfully made the jump to proven sire status. After a young sire career when he was never far from the limelight due to his very complete, no-holes proof,...

April 2023

Cow Families

The “Golden Cross” Monterey Daughters of Global Cow Winner Hanker

There have been a number of recognized “Golden Crosses” in the breeding world…in this cow family it was Monterey over Cookiecutter Mogul Hanker and then King Doc over the Monterey’s....

January 2023

Cow Families

Paris: Super Brood Cow with 25 Sons in AI

Over the last two years, Siemers Parfect has become one of the best known young genomic bulls in the industry and has many well-balanced, high indexing offspring to prove it....

January 2023

Sires Report

Farnear Delta-Lambda: Elite Sire and Tremendous Maternal Line Bundled in One Masterful Transmitter

While his daughter numbers have risen exponentially, Farnear Delta-Lambda’s TPI has continued to increase since HI’s sire report in November 2020: One of several good reasons for an extensive portrait!...

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”...

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...

August 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - August 2021

Fitters Choice is the nr.1 gPTAT bull. His dam and grandam died young, but that doesn’t mean anything. After all, before that, we find two Global Cow winners in a...