STEPHAN SCHNEIDER

June 2022

Sires Report

Do you know the answer? Who is the sire with the most EX daughters of all-time?

Hand on your heart: would you have known which sire left behind the most EX daughters in the history of global Holstein breeding? Of course, you probably have a hunch...

June 2022

Management

Health after calving is determined in the time period before calving!

It is the typical diseases like hypocalcemia (milk fever), ketosis, mastitis and metritis that hang like threatening storm clouds over the post-calving phase. And, in addition to the clinically obvious,...

June 2022

Sires Report

Focus on - June 2022

It is not a foregone conclusion that outstanding show cows make outstanding breeding cows. But they do exist, as several of the biggest talents from the show ring with noteworthy...

June 2022

Herd reports

Sugar-Creek Dairy: “Old Style but Good Style”

It is the home of the popular PP sire Sugar-C Just In Time-PP as well as several talented branches of deep families like the Apples, Juror Faiths, Ella Elevations, Royal...

May 2022

Management

Expo Bulle 2022: Podium of the best Red Holstein show of all time?

In the final of the Expo Bulle, all eyes naturally turned towards the two new Swiss National Champions Hanna-Vray and All-Star Elegance. However, the conversations around the ring focused on...

May 2022

Herd reports

Wilcor Holsteins The Rise of one of the Top Addresses for Conformation in Germany

It is animals like Wiesenfeld Austrias Magic Talent EX-92, Curtat Shottle Benzouka EX-93, Le Moal Lheros Elaniss EX-94 and, of course, GS Alliance Sid O’Kamila EX-90 that have shaped the...

May 2022

Cow Families

Au-Parchy Anemone Much more than just the granddam of the great Jolie

When Jean-Pierre Fragnière sold his classy 30-cow herd last September, an era ended for one of the most interesting prefixes that Switzerland had to offer for a long time. For...

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....

May 2022

Sires Report

Focus on... May 2022

Once again, the breeding evaluations in April revealed bulls with special traits like polled or red factor as sources of interesting newcomers. While polled and particularly RC sires at the...

April 2022

Management

The Premiere: Polled Impact Competition 2022!

It is the first time that HI is conducting a vote for the Polled Impact Cow, but that does not mean that we are too late or too early: Quite...

April 2022

Sires Report

Focus On - April 2022

Careers never follow the same path, and this is also true of top sires. Their influence on the population is often not only dependant on their genetic level, but also...

March 2022

Herd reports

Hallon Holsteins The ambitious prefix from the West Midlands of Great Britain

The Hallon prefix may not yet be among the big names of the British breeding scene, but the name should certainly be taken note of. The work accomplished by the...