Switzerland

July 2018

Sires

Intriguing Sires - Bestday & Pinch & Hemingway

In all of the breeding evaluations he has gone through in his young career he has placed in the German top-10, although he had never reached Nr.1...until April 2018 anyway....

July 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country Red - July 2018

With maximum votes from judges, the American KHW Super Aderyn RC EX-90 from Nova Holsteins was selected in HI 06/2018 as Red Impact Cow 2018. Her dam KHW Goldwyn Aiko...

May 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2018

Every Canadian Holstein with 20 stars to her name has attained a formidable breeding achievement. That is certainly the case for Hendercroft Lheros Gumball EX-96. So far, she has earned...

April 2018

Herd reports

Gobeli - Synonymous with Passion, Family and World-Class Holsteins

Several months ago, when the Swiss herdbook held its SwissCow Convention at the farm of Alex Gobeli, it was a sign. The event, at which the best breeders in the...

April 2018

Cow Families

At the top

And who do we find here at the top? At the peak of this Swiss mountain, between Neuchatel and the border with France? Here we see the dam of Basist,...

February 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - February 2018

No, the Nr.1 female in Australia is not a young calf by a hot genomic sire. It is 3rd lactation Glomar Lucky 4319 VG-87 (394 BPI; photo) who is sired...

January 2018

Sires

Aftershock: En Route to 1 Million Doses Sold

As the sire of the new world champion for production, MS Atlees Aftershock continues to be in the spotlights. But also without the world record of Selz-Pralle Aftershock 3918, the...

February 2019

Sires

Intriguing Sires - Jotani & Rager-Red & Red Impuls

Besides Julandy in Germany, the Julia family from the Dutch Werler breeding herd also has an extremely popular transmitter in its home country, namely Jotani. The more than 5-year-old Jotan...

January 2018

Cow Families

Cow Country - January 2018

When he was just starting out as a dairy farmer, Marcel Heylen, in Geel, Belgium, had a number of wishes. One of them was breeding an excellent cow. This long-held...

December 2017

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2017

Ideal Dairy Farms (1,900 cows) in New York is the home of several excellent cow families. Well-known examples are the EX-94 Bookem daughter Quiet-Brook-D Babybrook and particularly the Cookiecutter Halo...

November 2017

Sires

Intriguing Sires - Achiever & Addiction & Yoda

‘Achiever offers a wonderful combination of traits that are interesting today: medium stature (-0.24 stature), high components (952lb milk, +.30%F, +.06%P), great fitness (2.4 DPR, 2.77 SCS, 6.2 calving ease,...

November 2017

Cow Families

Tiger-Lily Lulu: Ladd-P was Just the Beginning for this Special Cow Family

Five years ago the arrival of the high-type red bull Tiger-Lily Ladd-P focused attention on the Lulu family at Marshman Farms in New York. Via his sire Destry, Ladd-P offered...