Switzerland

May 2019

Herd reports

Ghardaia: The Splendid Breakthrough of Rogy Holsteins

Grand Champions of the prestigious Swiss Expo in Lausanne all enter Holstein history with full capitalization. Because victory at the prestigious Swiss Expo is in a “class of its own”....

April 2019

Sires

Focus on... Popular

The dam No-Pe Yoder Elena is a granddaughter to Morningview Super Ellie EX-90, whose dam of course is Shottle Madilyn EX-94. With that the pedigree meets some high international standards....

March 2019

Sires

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...

March 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - March 2019

Of course Miss Pottsdale DFI Tang-Red is one of the outstanding Red Holsteins in the barn of Golden Oaks Farms in Illinois. After her breeders Chris and Sarah Potts sold...

February 2019

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2019

The achievements of the thirteen-year-old Feizor Shottle Delia speak volumes. Just starting her 11th lactation and well on her way to 140,000 kg lifetime production, in December she received the...

February 2019

Sires

Focus on... Highly Productive and Prolific

Anyone who breeds Holsteins will always have the traits milk production and fertility integrated in his philosophy in some way. And this exactly is a matter of two of the...

November 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - November 2018

Brandon and Lisa Weaver from Misty-Moor Holsteins in Pennsylvania had it right. During their visit to the dispersal of All-Riehl Holsteins in 2010, they purchased the favourably priced and uniquely...

October 2018

Herd reports

A Last Visit to… Switzerland’s Highest Production Herd: Emil’s Ranch

Holstein International regularly receives tips from readers, from all over the world. We are always pleased because the tips are frequently valuable. And so at the beginning of this year,...

September 2018

Herd reports

Lotanie - Red & White Symbol of a Swiss Breeding Herd that Exudes Quality

Pierre Oberson is a familiar face in Switzerland. Those who have visited the large shows in the land of the Alps, will certainly have seen this extremely focused French-speaking Swiss...

September 2018

Sires

BullTalk - september 2018

As a young DNA bull, Weigeline Tabasco expressly remained off the gTPI radar. With an average of 2515 gTPI, he did not stand out in 2014 and 2015; at the...

September 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2018

It is a secret of the trade why the Pledge family, developed at Windy-Knoll-View in the USA and with many successful individuals around the world, is suddenly able to translate...

August 2018

Herd reports

What a surprise!

We could not believe our eyes. The Swiss breeder Heinz Meier showed us his cow Editha, which he had made ready for a picture. For a moment, we think: why...