USA

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - September 2022

In July, a first choice Doc daughter out of three female pregnancies sold for $19,500 at the MD State Sale. Maryland is also the birth state of Peace&Plenty Atwd Jubilant...

September 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country II - September 2022

‘We are a group of friends that wanted to form a syndicate in order to invest in top genetics while spreading out the risk. At some point the idea came...

September 2022

Herd reports

Fairmont in Vermont: With Purebred Holsteins, Responding Flexibly to the Market

A commercial dairy with 1450 head and a breeding program with elite cows; Fairmont LLC in the northern part of the American state of Vermont has developed in the span...

August 2022

Management

Pine-Tree from the Steiner Family: Continuous Vision in Combination with Abundant Passion

We will begin with her for a moment anyway. Even though, the Steiner family – the owner of Pine-Tree Dairy – will not quickly put her in the forefront nowadays....

August 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - August 2022

In 2019, as a teenager, Aloïs Boudry showed the Red Holstein two-year-old EHB Apoll Rosalie for Belgium at the European show in Libramont. Together, that day, they earned a well-deserved...

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

Management

Round-Table Which Total Performance Index Do You Prefer?

Which total merit index do you use in choosing the bulls for your herd? Which traits do you focus on in particular? Which traits do you put less emphasis on?...

July 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - July 2022

Dogwood Farm in Virginia, 50 miles/80 km west of the centre of Washington DC, is the domain of Pottsdale Holsteins. ‘RORA Elevation was bred just seven miles or eleven kilometres...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 2 - June 2022

The new Canadian Cow of the Year has been revealed: Paquet Kolya Goldwyn! That seems like more than a correct choice. The EX-92 Goldwyn daughter out of an EX-90 Titanic...

June 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2022

The family of Al-Lew Monterey Ashley EX-94 is gaining popularity. While her sons Aristocrat, Arrow and Armagedon-P have been well-liked for a while, the family most recently attracted attention at...

June 2022

Herd reports

Sugar-Creek Dairy: “Old Style but Good Style”

It is the home of the popular PP sire Sugar-C Just In Time-PP as well as several talented branches of deep families like the Apples, Juror Faiths, Ella Elevations, Royal...

May 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country - May 2022

When we ask Jonathan Kelso from JK Genetics in Northern Ireland about the qualities of the Marq I family, his answer is clear: ‘Without a doubt: consistency. Consistency in providing...