Switzerland

December 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2021

With Himeyers Brain, a brand new prefix appeared in the top of the Swiss sire line-up. The Letsgo son from Swissgenetics scores 1602 gIset, with high indexes for conformation and...

November 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2021

The cow that we are talking about here is an original US product and has her home there at Budjon Farms. However, Our-Favorite Lustre, the VG-89 King Doc out of...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I August 2021

‘Until I flushed Nordic-Ridge Legacy VG-88 (< Supersire) with Delta, no ET work had been done with this family. I was fortunate to harvest twelve daughters from the flush, from...

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...

May 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2021

The purchase of North-Echo 2905 (Day-Planet-Form Bret) in 2013 did not initially provide Sheland Farms in New York (900 milking cows) with the desired result. ‘Unfortunately she did not flush...

May 2021

Sires report

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

Sires report

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...

April 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country April 2021

In December 2020, HI published a breeders report about Ferme Mystique in Quebec. A proven sire from their Mystique Integrity Amilie family that traces back to Roycedale Sheik Adrienne is...

February 2021

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - February 2021

‘Star is bred for robot milking and combines everything that the RUW breeding program stands for: production, components, average stature, udder, feet & legs, excellent fitness, polled and RC.’ We...

February 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2021

Mark Brantner in Pennsylvania, together with his family, is pursuing a dream: owning a dairy farm with beautiful and high-producing Holsteins. And the realization of that dream could be assisted...

February 2021

Cow Families

After a showdown, especially with Rose and Hailey: O’Kalibra is the All-Time World Champion!

Just three Holsteins were able to become a World Champion twice in their career: Thrulane James Rose, RF Goldwyn Hailey and Decrausaz Iron O’Kalibra. Precisely these three matadors ended up...

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...