August 2021


BullTalk - August 2021

‘No matter how good a producer, we cannot supply the present demand in as timely a fashion as we would like.’ Speaking is Louis Prange from STgenetics about one of...

May 2021


Focus On... May 2021

As is tradition, in the May issue of HI the new April breeding values are the center of attention. In our analyses you find the global elite of the highest...

April 2021


Intruiging Sires - April 2021

‘Bad was already very popular as a young sire,’ explains Marc-Henri Guillaume from Swissgenetics about the RC bull that in April 2020 received his first progeny proven index. ‘With 202...

December 2020


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


Focuss on... November 2020

High components, great conformation and good fitness traits have been the trademarks for the offspring of Wilder Hira VG-85 for years and allow them to deliver top results in several...

July 2020


Intriguing Sires - July 2020

When he got his first breeding values on daughter-proven basis in December, he exceeded his genomic evaluation from August by almost 50 points. In April there was not only data...

March 2020


Bull Talk - March 2020

Indeed: the muscleman from the famous French comic series finally has a successor in the Holstein world. From the Barbie family! With lots of milk and (of course) outstanding type!...

February 2020


Focus on... Old Packaging, Modern Product

An Estonian proverb says, “If your spirit is wise, age does not judge.” Of course, this expression does necessarily apply to breeding. Nonetheless there is an entire collection of bulls...

November 2019


Bull Talk - November 2019

In April, he had insufficient daughters (30). But by August, the number had risen to 138 head and he was able to storm onto America’s TPI top-30: Wet Tatum Mitchell,...

March 2019


O’Kaliber: Swiss Champion Maker

He has no more than 350 milking daughters in North America – even so, one of them becamethe Intermediate Champion at the World Dairy Expo last year. One of his...

July 2018


Intriguing Sires - Bestday & Pinch & Hemingway

In all of the breeding evaluations he has gone through in his young career he has placed in the German top-10, although he had never reached Nr.1...until April 2018 anyway....

February 2019


Intriguing Sires - Jotani & Rager-Red & Red Impuls

Besides Julandy in Germany, the Julia family from the Dutch Werler breeding herd also has an extremely popular transmitter in its home country, namely Jotani. The more than 5-year-old Jotan...