Sires Report

April 2022

Sires Report

Gywer-RC: Successful Sire of Sons for Red and Black & White

With six sons, Gywer-RC was the main source in the overview of bestselling Holstein sires world-wide (HI 3/2022), while with five sons he is also prominent in the list of...

March 2022

Sires Report

BullTalk - March 2022

One of the remarkable millionaires in the world is Mainstream Manifold, a bull that no one initially expected would become a millionaire. However, he actually developed into one of the...

March 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - March 2022

‘Capital is a good example of how diverse the market for genetics is. The demands of dairy farmers for a good bull are not always oriented around the same profile...

March 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - March 2022

‘Champion has been extremely popular since his debut in May 2021, his semen is being sold to 25 countries world-wide,’ says Mike West from Semex, who names various reasons for...

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

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

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...