STEPHAN SCHNEIDER

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...

March 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - March 2022

‘Capital is a good example of how diverse the market for genetics is. The demands of dairy farmers for a good bull are not always oriented around the same profile...

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....

March 2022

Sires Report

Focus On... March 2022

After we presented several interesting RC newcomers in our February issue, we would now like to take a look at some special talents from the homozygous polled segment. We will...

February 2022

Management

Knock Out (K.O.) Criteria How Individual Traits Influence Sire Use Globally

Do you know the feeling? You have settled on a sire that impresses you, a bull that is among the top of the breed and promises maximal breeding progress. But...

February 2022

Sires Report

Snow-N-Denises Dellia: A Candidate for the next “Queen of the Breed”

She bred an historic bull in Durham and millionaires like Die-Hard, Million and Altiota. Among her heirs are exceptional breeding cows like Sandy-Valley Plane Sapphire and Meadows-LLC BWM Dancia, global...