United States of America

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

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

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

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

Herd reports

Hilrose in Wisconsin: A Herd of Excellence

It requires outstanding management and an aggressive breeding program to earn the Holstein Associations Herd of Excellence award. And symbolic of that excellence in this impressive Wisconsin herd is the...

Juli 2021

Sires

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

Sires

Focus on - July 2021

With Halo-PP, the Nr.5 (2691 gTPI) on the US homozygous polled list, Select Sires not only has one of the highest PP sires in their lineup, but also one of...

Juli 2021

Sires

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,...

Juli 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - July 2021

Strong and shallow udders, well-formed rumps: the 75 milking cows at Desnette Holsteins in Quebec display eye-catching type. This herd provided, for example, Desnette Adelicia Impression VG-89, HM All-Canadian Milking-1-Yr...