Wisconsin

January 2023

Herd reports

Remarkable Diversity at Synergy Holsteins: Longevity, high genomics, cow family power, and: the newest 440,000 lb cow!

What is the best way to introduce the modern dairy and breeding enterprise Synergy Holsteins owned by the Jauquet family in the American state of Wisconsin? With the powerfully breeding...

January 2023

Cow Families

Cow Country I - January 2023

Randy Frasier, the owner of Elmvue Farms in New York, started participating in North American national shows more than 50 years ago. Highlights were the Supreme Champion titles in 1992...

October 2022

Sires Report

Hilrose Advent Anna: Remarkable Red Holstein Phenomenon in Wisconsin

Red Holsteins are making tremendous progress, especially thanks to the intensive Altitude/Apple/Aiko influence. Those searching for a pedigree alternative can turn to the American Midwest, where the twelve-year-old Hilrose Advent...

October 2022

Management

Unique in HI: Farms with the Highest kg/lb. Fat+Protein Production World-wide (Part 2)

In HI’s September issue, part one of our unique overview of the highest production farms world-wide appeared, with an overview of elite milkers from Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Estonia, Great...

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

Sires Report

Pride Ramos Toward: Deep Cow Family with Alternative Bloodlines

The recent Sunrise Sale in Germany on March 25th saw a sensational record price of €70,300 for the young heifer Talika-P-RC. A search to find the origins of the cow...

Brown Swiss International 2022

Misc Breeds

Jenlar: High Performance Brown Swiss in Wisconsin

At Jenlar the Brown Swiss compete with Holsteins on a daily basis to retain a position in this well-managed dairy herd. Along the way Jenlar has bred and developed a...

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...

April 2022

Herd reports

The New Future of Sandy-Valley Holsteins

Around the New Year, news came: the well-known breeding enterprise Sandy-Valley Holsteins in the American state of Wisconsin was discontinuing. HI launched the news via both its publication “Holstein International”...

March 2022

Cow Families

Hurtgenlea Yoder Modesto Dominant Bull Dam with Two Sons in the Breed’s Top-25

Mogul son Yoder had a number of successful sons with the most notable including Medley, Achiever and Outsiders. However, Yoder’s biggest impact has come as maternal grand-sire of bulls in...

February 2022

Cow Families

Cow Country 1 - February 2022

Dellarossa Inseme Belfante (<AltaZarek/4179 gPFT) is one of the most complete young sires in Italy. Appearing behind the Inseme transmitter is an intriguing cow family, developed at the family operation...

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...