Spain

January 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - January 2022

RUW Elite originates from the embryo program at RUW (Phönix) and was born in October 2016 on the farm of Thomas Schäfer (SHS Holsteins). A very fortunate moment, concludes Schäfer...

December 2021

Sires

Intruiging Sires DP - December 2021

‘For the past few years, there are a number of dairy plants in Spain that only process A2A2 milk. As such, sires with A2A2 are in higher demand here,’ says...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Here is the Grand Finale of HI's Cow Family Tournament

In HI’s March 2021 issue, you found preliminary round one: 50 impressive cow families from various continents. This presentation was followed in the April edition by preliminary round two, again...

Juni 2021

Sires

Focus On... June 2021

Of course, it is the largest breeding programs that dominate the top-lists worldwide with their genomic young sires. But that does not mean that only the big players have top...

February 2021

Sires

Bull Talk - February 2021

Born in the US, housed in Canada, owned by a Spanish AI company. That is true of the young bull Siemers CD Pairing 31607. Sire analyst Juan Carlos Conde explains...

January 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2021

Outstanding udders, daughter fertility, production and conformation: those are the principles that Tom and Rick Simon have used to develop their world famous Farnear herd they are the formwork that...

December 2020

Sires

Unique HI Overview: Here are the Bestselling Holstein Sires at AI Companies World-wide

Who were the most sold Holstein bulls during the past six months? HI posed this question to breeding companies world-wide. The answers resulted in the unique accompanying overview: 77 bestsellers...

November 2020

Sires

Bull Talk - November 2020

In April 2019, he emerged at the top of Canada’s progeny proven ranking and has not left the Canadian top since: Benner Bardo, bred by the Benner family in Manitoba....

September 2020

Sires

BullTalk - September 2020

Note here one of the most popular Red Holstein and polled sires right now: Caudumer Solitair-P-Red. Liane Krauter from owner RUW in Germany can be clear about it: ‘Solitair-P is...

August 2020

Sires

Focus on... August 2020

Teat placement, teat length, udder form, udder health, milkability, character, movement – there are man traits that determine whether a sire is suited for automated milking systems. Indeed, many countries...

July 2020

Sires

Focus on... July 2020

In addition to the traditional overall breeding values, indexes that are focused on economically relevant traits are gaining traction. Besides production and longevity, health traits are heavily weighted. As a...

May 2020

Herd reports

Flora in Spain: The Bigger the Cow, the Bigger the Production Capacity

Julian Rodriguez-Perez and his parents are clear about it: the discussion about small and efficient cows is not for them. Within the Flora herd, they are breeding tall and long...