Sires Report

December 2021

Sires Report

EDG Rubicon: The World’s Highest Mogul Son Remains Popular

What follows is not only the story about the world’s highest Mogul son. It is also the story about his special dam and maternal line: Ruby and the Dellias. As...

December 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... December 2021

In this spot in the last issue of HI you were able to read about several of the best genomic conformation sires in the breed. And, as promised in November,...

November 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - November 2021

The Halo family from Cookiecutter recently attained a splendid top-10 ranking in HI’s Cow Family Tournament. Partly because of the large number of strong scoring bulls that this successful branch...

November 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - November 2021

With Delta Founder, after Big Malki (Maik-Jorryn) and his son Delta Topgear (mgs. Solero), a special Dutch-proven blood line once again provides a notable pedigree alternative. Via high DNA indexes...

November 2021

Sires Report

Westcoast Alcove: Big-Time Production with Strength and Capacity

At 3794 LPI, Alcove has a long lead of 273 LPI points on the Nr.2 proven bull in Canada! And that’s with 377 daughters in his production proof. Alcove combines...

November 2021

Sires Report

Renegade: Outcross Sire now Highly Proven

In 2019, the young genomic bull Renegade was named “Outcross Sire of the Year.” In August 2021 he graduated with a progeny proof of 2867 TPI, good enough to rank...

November 2021

Sires Report

Bulltalk - November 2021

You likely recognize him: This is Mr Farnear Helix Twitch, who graced the January 2020 HI cover. At the time, Twitch was already in high demand and there has not...

November 2021

Sires Report

Focus on... November 2021

Good conformation heritability is still a trait that a large portion of dairy farmers pay attention to. Bulls that separate themselves from the rest of the population but also improve...

October 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2021

Remarkable: the entire progeny-proven Italian top-3 consists of sons of Sandy-Valley Afterburner, namely Miura (his report elsewhere in this HI issue), Kubrick and Pepsol, while also the Italian Nr.8, Sprite,...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - October 2021

‘He was nr.2 in Germany as a DNA bull, and now he is nr.2 of all German progeny proven sires. He has been intensively used in every Germany breeding program...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - October 2021

‘We are thrilled with everything that Dynamite has done for us. He is one of the most beautiful bulls that we have ever had in the barns of Cogent. The...

October 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA I - October 2021

Monteverdi debuted in second place on the Canadian DNA list. In the US, he is situated in the gTPI top-25. But above all, he is far and away the nr.1...