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May 2024

Cow Families

Cow Country I - May 2024

Scrolling through social media is a phenomenon of our time, with countless contributions being ignored or unconsciously acknowledged, and then there are posts where one has the feeling to scroll...

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...

June 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country 2023 - June 2023

Which conformation talents do a young American Holstein need to display for the maximum score of EX-92? Those looking at this photo of the second lactation Wi Fisherdale AC Extend,...

December 2022

Sires Report

Jotan-Red European Trailblazer for the Conformation-Rich Altitudes

Today every Red Holstein or RC bull without an intensive link to Kamps-Hollow Altitude or one of her famous descendants, is embraced as an outcross sire. That is how tremendous...

December 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - December 2022

With 30 milking cows, De Winkels Holsteins, owned by Henk Jan van Driel, is not large. Nevertheless, the achievements are noteworthy. During the last classification visit, three two-year-olds scored VG-88...

December 2022


Global Dairy Youth Challenge: The Finale!

In February, HI will present the winners. Also read in HI’s February edition about which participants in the four preliminary rounds of the Global Challenge submitted the best rationale for...

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - August 2022

The silky black heifer in the picture goes by the name of RUW Frosty and belongs to the Huesecken Gbr in Hagen. She is one of the few Peak Aztec...

July 2022

Herd reports

Berryholme: ‘Be honest with yourself. There is no value in wearing rose-colored glasses’

Berryholme, H. Wright & Son, Cumbria, was one of 10 names to appear on the list when Holstein UK announced the winners of the Master Breeder Awards for 2022. The...

April 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - April 2022

Last month, HI wrote about Ernevale Rosina EX-95, owned by Seamus Gunn, Northern Ireland. Did you know that her sire, Belan Mingo Jubilant-Red (<Jubilant), is also the maternal great-grandsire of...

March 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - March 2022

The fact that Templedale Enhancer Rosina 33* had long-term value is proven by her descendant and high LPI sire Silverstream Porter. The legacy of the much used Canadian also lives...

January 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - January 2022

Dulais Afterburner Amanda VG-86 is the Nr.40 index cow in the United Kingdom. Nev Roberts, her breeder, especially praises her pedigree. Via Dulais Pesky Amanda EX-93 (<Welcome Armitage Pesky), the...

November 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I - November 2021

With 5.09 365d 23,782 kg/52,430 lb 5.9% 3.1%, Whiteleather Armani 2623 EX-91 is the second highest of all mature American Holsteins ever for pounds of fat. Taken at 305 days,...