Sires Report

March 2022

Sires Report

Emprise Bell Elton: One of the Foundations of King Doc and the Holstein Breed

Prominent in this March edition of Holstein International is King Doc. His pedigree brings us immediately to one of the main players from the years around the turn of the...

March 2022

Sires Report

Focus On... March 2022

After we presented several interesting RC newcomers in our February issue, we would now like to take a look at some special talents from the homozygous polled segment. We will...

March 2022

Sires Report

The Ultimate Male “Personification” of the Roxy Genes: Woodcrest King Doc

‘He is extremely popular,’ reported Rick VerBeek in 2018 about the then 3-year-old sire Woodcrest King Doc. Absolutely nothing has changed, confirms Verbeek’s colleague Jeff Ziegler today. Every dose that...

February 2022

Sires Report

Snow-N-Denises Dellia: A Candidate for the next “Queen of the Breed”

She bred an historic bull in Durham and millionaires like Die-Hard, Million and Altiota. Among her heirs are exceptional breeding cows like Sandy-Valley Plane Sapphire and Meadows-LLC BWM Dancia, global...

February 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - February 2022

‘Dreambig has been quite popular since he became available, but now, eighteen months after starting, has had his bestselling month. To me, that means that dairy farmers see good conception...

February 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA 2022 - February 2022

As one of the few families with worldwide fame, the Barbie family is one of a select group that continually generate attention on Germany’s breeding scene, although it is seldom...

February 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Polled - February 2022

‘He is extremely popular in every market. Especially in Canada and Switzerland, he is being used heavily.’ Speaking is Dave Eastman about Vogue A2P2-PP. The high-indexing PP son of Luster-P...

February 2022

Sires Report

Melarry Frazzled: ‘His impact is far from over.’

In April 2016, he appeared for the first time on the official gTPI list: Melarry Josuper Frazzled. ‘He is the modern bull that dairy farmers will want to use. He...

February 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - February 2022

Muri Planet Popsy, as the highest indexing European Holstein cow, enjoyed lots of attention and thus received many breeding opportunities. From out of her shadow, her sister Pepsy is now...

February 2022

Sires Report

Focus on... February 2022

There is a certain tradition by which we present a selection of outstanding red-carrier sires in our “Focus On” column between the respective evaluation periods. These are sires that not...

February 2022

Sires Report

Pine-Tree-I Pursuit: Another Bull from the Rudy Missy’s Surges to the Top

Supersire, Mogul and Balisto: Three of the most influential sires worldwide over the past decade, and they all trace to the great Rudy Missy family. Now there is a new...

February 2022

Sires Report

Veelhorst-DG Casino: Extremely Profitable Daughters

His background is exceptionally international. Great-grandam Broeks Betty, for example, received daughters on four continents. The foundation lies in Germany. Exactly where Casino, the main character in this sire report,...