Switzerland

September 2022

Management

Unique in HI: Farms with the Highest kg/lb Fat + Protein Productions World-wide Part 1

In the Holstein world, high productions always speak to the imagination. Tremendous records of individual animals, but certainly also high averages at the herd level. But how high are the...

September 2022

Herd reports

Wyss Herta - Rendezvous with a double world record?

We were on our way through Switzerland and our goal were visits to various outstanding farms that we will present to you in coming issues of HI. One goal in...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2022

In 2019, as a teenager, Aloïs Boudry showed the Red Holstein two-year-old EHB Apoll Rosalie for Belgium at the European show in Libramont. Together, that day, they earned a well-deserved...

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...

July 2022

Herd reports

Double Family Power at Fankhauser in Switzerland

No, we will not soon forget this reporting tour: Three days in late March 2022 through Switzerland. In large measure it was through the French-speaking “Suisse”, but for the finale...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2022

The family of Al-Lew Monterey Ashley EX-94 is gaining popularity. While her sons Aristocrat, Arrow and Armagedon-P have been well-liked for a while, the family most recently attracted attention at...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - June 2022

The new Canadian Cow of the Year has been revealed: Paquet Kolya Goldwyn! That seems like more than a correct choice. The EX-92 Goldwyn daughter out of an EX-90 Titanic...

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

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2022

When we ask Jonathan Kelso from JK Genetics in Northern Ireland about the qualities of the Marq I family, his answer is clear: ‘Without a doubt: consistency. Consistency in providing...

April 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - April 2022

The name Paul Mathay is a household one for many fans of the red and white scene within Europe. For decades he has been regularly investing in the best red...

April 2022

Cow Families

Decrausaz O’Kalibra The All-Time World Champion

O’Kalibra! The name alone commands respect and her unbelievable career certainly deserves it. She is a three-time Swiss Expo Supreme Champion, two -time HI World Champion, European winner and… All-Time...

April 2022

Cow Families

The Next Generation

Sommentier. A small village in the Swiss canton of Fribourg, in the western part of Switzerland. Perhaps you have never heard of Sommentier before… but you have certainly heard of...