May 2023

Herd reports

Golden-Oaks: The embryo market hasreally picked up again

Golden-Oaks has been an important name in Holstein breeding for generations. Located in an urban setting close to Chicago, Golden-Oaks has been a successful dairy operation and breeder of elite...

December 2022

Herd reports

Casey Jones, Scenery-View Farm ‘I Use Linebreeding as a Tool for Making Significant Jumps Ahead.’

Last year (4/2021), HI published an interview with the passionate American Holstein breeder Casey Jones. That interview was a direct reason for HI to pay a visit to the dairy...

December 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - December 2022

A balanced type profile with moderate stature, nice udders, good components and outstanding mastitis resistance… there is a lot to like about this red Apprentice son from the heart of...

November 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DP - November 2022

‘In Switzerland, we are thrilled to have such a high production and fitness bull with correct conformation.’ Jürg Stoll from Swissgenetics is referring to Ewing who (after Ranger-Red) is the...

April 2022

Herd reports

Bosside in Wisconsin: The Sale of Genetics has Always Moved us Forward in a Big Way

Over the last 30 years the Bosside name has had a constant presence on the international Holstein scene. At first it was Bosside Ruben, then Bosside AltaRoss, Co-op Bosside Massey...

March 2022

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires DNA - March 2022

‘Champion has been extremely popular since his debut in May 2021, his semen is being sold to 25 countries world-wide,’ says Mike West from Semex, who names various reasons for...

December 2021

Cow Families

Puckeroro Worthy Coralie: Foundation of a Great New Zealand Cow Family

Born in 1958, Coralie established a family that has provided numerous successful AI bulls, produced a number of multi-generational EX branches to the family, and has made a prominent contribution...

December 2021

Herd reports

Crisdhome: Home to Impressive High-Type Holsteins

In the Top-3 of herds with the highest percentage of excellent cows (see HI 8/2021) we find Crisdhome in western Wisconsin. Here, two thirds of the 100-cow herd is scored...

October 2021


Cow Family Tournament: Responses from the Breeders

In HI’s September issue, you were able to become well-acquainted with the families that placed 10, 9, 8 and 7 in HI’s Cow Family Tournament. Now it is time for...