United States of America

November 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II - November 2021

The cow that we are talking about here is an original US product and has her home there at Budjon Farms. However, Our-Favorite Lustre, the VG-89 King Doc out of...

September 2021

Cow Families

Audrey Posch: This is the Multi-talented Brood Cow who Started the World’s Longest Chain of EX Generations

For many HI readers, the name Audrey Posch will be familiar, even though she was born 84 years ago. Audrey is namely the foundation cow of the cow family with...

September 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2021

With two family branches in the top-10 of most recognized brood cows (HI 07/21), the L family in the Clydebank herd (300 milking cows) is one of the very strongest...

September 2021

Herd reports

Uecker LaCrosse Farms: Birthplace of the Extreme Production Bull Josuper

Legendary milk bull Uecker Josuper has put this Wisconsin family farm on the international Holstein map. In an era when genomic selection has moved bull breeding very much to the...

August 2021

Cow Families

Exclusive: The ultimate update about the herds worldwide with the most EX cows (2)

Noteworthy herds with dozens of EX Holsteins and a percentage of EX cows reaching to 70% were the focus of the first part of our analysis of the farms with...

August 2021

Herd reports

Scientific Holsteins: At the home of the Debutantes, now robots do the milking

Scientific Holsteins of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, is owned by Matt & Mandy Nunes and family and is identified by Holstein enthusiasts around the globe as the home of the Debutante...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country I August 2021

‘Until I flushed Nordic-Ridge Legacy VG-88 (< Supersire) with Delta, no ET work had been done with this family. I was fortunate to harvest twelve daughters from the flush, from...

August 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country II August 2021

She recently classified EX again, has produced 129,309kgs/285,077lb 4.68% 3.42% in 14 lactations, and is gearing up to calve for the 15th time, due in mid-September: not bad for the...

Juli 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - July 2021

Beerbum, after his Nr.1 debut with the December release, solidified his leading position in April. In addition, the Denovo Outlay (<Quantum) son is runner-up for the popular Italian index IES....

Juli 2021

Cow Families

The Far Reaching Impact of Tony Beauty

Rainyridge Tony Beauty became a breed legend in 1999 when as a 14-year-old she became the oldest Grand Champion ever at the World Dairy Expo. She had also been Grand...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

German breeder Andreas Proebsting milks 170 cows with the star of the herd being the red cow Big Dog RUW Syvana-Red VG-88. In 2016, RUW imported embryos from a red...

Juli 2021

Sires Report

BullTalk - July 2021

He is the revelation of the Italian list (new in the DNA top-3 with 4652 gPFT) and in fact, he is even more the revelation of the Swiss top list,...