Sires Report

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...

June 2024

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - June 2024

Karl, a top-5 sire in the US, distinguishes himself with positive indexes for daughter fertility (+0.6 gDPR/+1.7 fertility index). ‘Dairymen want cows that produce a lot of high component milk...

June 2024

Sires Report

BullTalk - June 2024

Genosource Captain – Nr.1 in the US, Canada, and Great Britain – is one of the heavyweights right now. One of his high sons that is widely available (both conventional...

June 2024

Sires Report

55x in Delta-Lambda’s Pedigree The Enduring Impact of Chief Son S-W-D Valiant

The tremendous interest in Farnear Delta-Lambda requires no explanation – reason why HI started a trilogy about his pedigree. Part 1 (February) was about Melwood, who appears 11x in Lambda’s...

June 2024

Sires Report

Focus on... June 2024

‘Money-P was already very popular as a DNA sire. At the beginning of his career, he was the highest bull for both gRZG and gRZ€. Also outside of the RUW...

June 2024

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires RED - June 2024

With 161 RZG, he leads the German top-list and is a new, very attractive sire of sons for Red Holstein breeding. He is currently among the highest red and white...

June 2024

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - June 2024

Carenzo comes from the Danish breeding barn Anderstrup. Particularly in Germany, he was used very intensively and as a sire of sons. Carenzo was one of the youngest Crown sons...

May 2024

Sires Report

Focus on... May 2024

Elsewhere in this issue, you find HI’s selection of daughter proven and DNA tested Holsteins and Red Holsteins. This page features three sires that are interesting for both categories: high-indexing...

May 2024

Sires Report

Bulltalk - May 2024

This Frenchman certainly deserves attention: Polibay from Synetics. He was already one of the leaders and bestsellers of his generation, according to Lea Poncet from Synetics, and is confirming these...

April 2024

Sires Report

Bulltalk I - April 2024

‘I select bulls that score high for kg protein, longevity, and solid conformation. At the same time, I opt for polled sires since there is clearly demand for them. GPlus...

April 2024

Sires Report

Focus on... April 2024

Sires with high conformation figures have always been fashionable. And that is still the case. However, more and more often, a restriction is being applied; many dairy farmers do not...

April 2024

Sires Report

Avalanche and sons: A blessing and a curse

Dymentholm Mr Apples Avalanche-RC has had an enormous influence on show rings around the world. Particularly for red and whites his genetics are barely avoidable. And yet Avalanche is a...