Switzerland

April 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country I - April 2024

With 959 gPLI, Ballycairn Peace 6568 Sherese is far and away the nr.1 of all tested female Holsteins in the United Kingdom. The five-month-old DG Peace (<Captain) daughter traces via...

April 2024

Herd reports

Fankhauser: “Powerful Monia Ensured Family that Continually Provides Outstanding Cows”

‘Til we meet again in the Fankhauser herd!’ That is what we wrote in HI 07/2022, when a photo of the splendid black & white Redstream daughter Olivia-RC was published....

Jersey International

Cow Families

Cow Country II - April 2024

JMM Memoire was the winner at this year‘s Swiss Jersey Night, at which a total of 84 animals were presented. The third-parity Memoire is a Fizz daughter belonging to Damien...

Jersey International

Management

Vote for your Jersey World Champion

Welcome to the exciting first selection of the Jersey World Champion. Twelve of the best Jersey cows from eleven countries are set to compete, spoiling you for choice. Enjoy a...

November 2023

Sires Report

BullTalk - November 2023

He is currently the bestseller in Switzerland: Hellender Brandy-P. Also beyond Switzerland, there is a lot of demand, as various countries are already importing his semen, reports Jürg Stoll from...

September 2023

Cow Families

Barbabelle: A gift for the grandson and a new miracle weapon from P’tit Coeur

Of course you know about the P’tit Coeur barn of Roger Frossard in the Les Pommerats municipality in Switzerland. You know of him for his outstanding show and breeding cows,...

August 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2023

She has an absolutely stunning appearance: Priestland 6877 Master James Rose VG-88, one of the five classified daughters of Golden-Oaks Master at Priestland Holsteins in Northern Ireland. Just as her...

August 2023

Sires Report

Intruiging Sires DP - August 2023

In June, Newhouse Sneeker 422 VG-87 (Stol Joc-O-Man) a second generation 100,000 kg/220,000 lb cow was discovered by HI’s Dutch language publication HIPlus as one of the most prominent sources...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Brice-ET: Line Breeding to Perfection

April 2023. His breeder, Marc Schertenleib, combined his successful “B” family even several times in Brice’s pedigree.

July 2023

Misc Breeds

A French sire is the darling of AI studs The big analysis of breeding for AI

No sire has put more sons into AI service internationally in recent years than O’Malley: every twentieth AI sire from the birth year 2019 onwards, worldwide, is a son of...

July 2023

Misc Breeds

Andreas and Bettina Kocher, Switzerland: Investment in good genetics pays off

Andreas and Bettina Kocher have put together a strong Brown Swiss herd over the last 14 years. The pedigrees of their cows are dotted with illustrious names like Gordon Patty...

June 2023

Austria

Austrian Genostar Aims for an Economical and Modern Dairy Cow

With the merger of smaller organizations in Steiermark and Niederösterreich, Genostar was established in 2009, thus becoming the largest AI company in Austria. The most prominent breeds in Genostar’s working...