Switzerland

January 2020

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2020

Back in the early 1990s Richard Charles’s family had a non-pedigree, commercial herd. However being a young, enthusiastic Holstein fan, the pedigree world was a new avenue Richard wanted to...

December 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2019

Don Bennink of No-Fla Holsteins in Florida has a clear vision which guides his breeding in his over 10,000 head herd: his ideal cow has a slightly below average size,...

November 2019

Sires

Intriguing Sires - November 2019

Apprentice has already left his mark on the breed, especially via his sons such as the wildly popular red bull Swingman. Apprentice was bred by an investor group Endeavour Genetics...

November 2019

Sires

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,...

November 2019

Cow Families

World Champion Irene - Timeline of a Unique Career

She did it again. For the second time after 2016, the 15-year-old Swiss exceptional phenomenon Suard-Red Jordan Irene EX-97 was crowned World Champion. What more is there to tell about...

August 2019

Herd reports

Sibéria Holsteins: “Hot” Red-Holstein Genetics at One of the Coldest Locations in Switzerland

We couldn’t have found a more ideal herd for our Red Review issue: Or a much better herd either. Do you know a dairy farm in your neighborhood where exclusively...

August 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2019

Ladd was the first polled bull used by Casey Jones on his family farm Scenery-View Farm in Pennsylvania. The results are noteworthy; within two generations Scenery-View Crackup (Simplicity-Silver) was bred;...

August 2017

Cow Families

Océanie: One of Europe’s Premier Red families

Production, longevity and type: It is hard to find a breeder who isn’t interested in at least one of these traits – and it is even harder to find a...

July 2019

Cow Families

Gastlosen Integral Laylani and a dream story

The truth of the matter is that we would like to use as few words as possible for this story to maximize the focus on the picture that our photographer...

June 2019

Herd reports

La Waebera - A Fixture of the Swiss breeding Scene Goes the Next Step

La Waebera, the ultra-modern farm of the Clément family, is world-class for conformation. But there is much more to the story than that. La Waebera does not only have a...

June 2019

Cow Families

Esprit: In the European footsteps of her great-great-granddam!

Grand Champion of the Swiss Expo and Reserve Grand at the European Show in Libramont: Sunibelle Dempsey Esprit is one of the true superstars of the European show ring. Here...

June 2019

Cow Families

Heline: The New Queen of Europe

During the finale of an enthralling Holstein show, thousands of enthusiastic Holstein fans in Libramont (Belgium) witnessed as judge Mark Nutsford crowned the pitch-black Du Rahun Chelios Heline as European...