Spain

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - August 2022

The silky black heifer in the picture goes by the name of RUW Frosty and belongs to the Huesecken Gbr in Hagen. She is one of the few Peak Aztec...

May 2022

Management

Carlos Ugarte: ‘Bulls must be easy to match!’

If there are key positions in the breeding business, then sire analyst is certainly among them. The bulls that they generate need to meet the demands of the dairy farmers....

March 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country I - March 2022

Perhaps the Bankroll daughter Déesse does not come from the strongest pedigree that Pascal Henchoz (Mollanges) of Switzerland works with, but that does not make her a product of chance....

February 2022

Herd reports

Mantoño Holstein: Elite Spanish Farm for Conformation and Lifetime Production

A conformation average of more than 89 points, the highest percentage of EX cows in the country, an average lifetime production of 73,000 kg/160,000 lb. and two “Master Breeder” titles:...

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....