Sires Report

December 2017

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - Montey & Judo & Vitesse

With Montross, the American brood cow Unique-Style Bolton Money EX-93 provided the most influential Mogul son. In combination with Mogul, Money also provided a second successful transmitter: Monty, whose semen...

December 2017

Sires Report

Marathon: French Pedigree Alternative at the Very Highest Level

In HI’s November issue, you could read about the selection of Marathon as the 2017 Outcross Sire. Notable: his half-brother Moyrath also ended up deservingly in the top-5. Both young...

November 2017

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2017

Germany’s highest indexing Holstein calf – no less than 169 gRZM – is owned by the Giesmann family and is a daughter of the cow Balisto Jolene and the sire...

November 2017

Sires Report

Marathon: France’s Nr.6 is the Outcross Sire of the Year 2017

He is still young, only born at the end of June 2016. Furthermore, he is the Nr.6 of all French sires on the overall gISU index and the Nr.2 among...

November 2017

Sires Report

Larcrest Commander: High Performance from the Cosmopolitans

With 13 sons in the top 20 on the current TPI list in the US, Mogul is the dominant force in the breed right now. A Mogul son who distinguished...

November 2017

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - Achiever & Addiction & Yoda

‘Achiever offers a wonderful combination of traits that are interesting today: medium stature (-0.24 stature), high components (952lb milk, +.30%F, +.06%P), great fitness (2.4 DPR, 2.77 SCS, 6.2 calving ease,...

November 2017

Sires Report

Masato – Fat, Conformation and Fitness at the Highest Level

Whoever has followed Holstein history over the last 40 years knows that the requirements of modern sires changes with time. Certain traits become more important relative to older traits, or...

November 2017

Sires Report

Hammig Isy - This French Nr.1 has been Popular for Years

Since his debut in the French DNA top-3 – in April 2014 – Hammig Isy has been among the most used bulls at the French breeding company Evolution. Hammig has...

October 2017

Sires Report

Battlecry Impresses with his All-Round Sons Worldwide

This will be the 4th time HI has focused on 3-year-old Battlecry, the last time was in March earlier this year when he was featured in “BullTalk”. In that article,...

October 2017

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP = Jameson & Addiction & Midnight

Jameson ranks at Nr.4 on the list in Germany, and is one of 7 in the top-10 that are out of Balisto dams. His mother Veenhuizer K&L Nelize is owned...

October 2017

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - October 2017

Bubba proves that we can’t always predict where the next breed-leading sire will be. Although the Jedi-son has 74 maternal siblings, with his score of 2875 gTPI, he is highest...

October 2017

Sires Report

Silver Pleases with Strong Daughter-Proven Debut

The wait is finally over! Seagull-Bay Silver, the former gTPI headliner, has made his greatly anticipated daughter-proven debut. How did he fare? Find out here!