Sires Report

April 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - April 2023

‘What makes Cirrus-P so popular? He is super balanced and does not have any knock-out faults. And he descends from a very attractive cow family.’ Speaking is Jordan Siemers about...

March 2023

Sires Report

Thanks to French assistance, in the US an imposing star could be created: S-S-I PR Renegade!

‘As a young DNA sire, Renegade was already very popular, but when his daughters in various countries around the world came into production, he was truly admired for the tremendous...

March 2023

Sires Report

Intriguings Sires DNA - March 2023

Sitting at Nr.5 in Germany is the high component bull Nexo, a son of Nexus (<AltaCabot). Nexo traces back to the family of Markwell Blackstar Raven EX-95. The grand-dam Peak...

March 2023

Sires Report

Hoogerhorst DG-OH Rubels-Red: Red & White Globetrotter & Successful Sire of Sons

With 2723 TPI and 3503 LPI respectively, Rubels-Red is the progeny proven nr.1 in both the US and Canada, while with 280 NVI he is in the top-10 of the...

March 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires Red - March 2023

With a gISU of 231, Suribay-P has been headlining the list of polled sires in France for two genetic evaluation periods. It is primarily the functional traits that bring him...

March 2023

Sires Report

Focus on... March 2023

Red sires are continuing to build an impressive segment of international Holstein breeding and for that to remain, breeding programs around the world are continually working to develop new generations...

March 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - March 2023

‘He is a progeny proven bull who is high in the ranking, with a very nice profile. Very generous milk production in combination with nice conformation and udders, healthy feet...

March 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - March 2023

He is the brand new Nr.2 of Italy (4838 gPFT) and his first semen is in the tank. That is good news, because demand is already high. ‘A lot of...

February 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - February 2023

‘The Holstein breed needs these types of bulls: Complete sires with a solid pedigree, that confirm their qualities progeny-proven: Sires that transmit good rump structure and strong feet & legs.’...

February 2023

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - February 2023

Rubble should sire medium sized cows with well-attached, high-quality udders, high components and trouble-free performance. This Conway son traces back to the Sandy-Valley Sapphire family that produced such bulls as...

February 2023

Sires Report

Focus on... February 2023

There is a certain tradition whereby we bring attention to outstanding RC sires that are among the best available internationally in this segment in the February issue of HI, two...

February 2023

Sires Report

Father, son and grandson Three generations and three special but rather unique stories

The idea for this picture came from the RUW and was not originally meant to be published in HI at some point. However, when our photographer Christine Massfeller came back...