Switzerland

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 Report

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 Report

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 Report

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...

October 2017

Sires Report

BullTalk - October 2017

He remains in the news, Garioni VanHalen, and there are many reasons. His career began in April 2016 when he immediately captured third place in Italy with 3691 gPFT. And...

September 2017

Herd reports

Ptit Coeur in Switzerland - A Very Different Story than you would Expect

With the name Ptit Coeur, you likely think of the magnificent Red Holstein cow Kalinka: Tremendous in the show ring, but also tremendous for longevity. Or of the victory of...

July 2017

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2017

When the two friends and neighbours David McAfee (Glamour) and Morell McCollum (Boghill) started their partnership 5 years ago, the goal was to build one of the best PLI herds...