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July 2022

Sires report

BullTalk - July 2022

Time for a remarkable sire. He is five years old and displays (progeny proven) his highest TPI index ever: 2887, based on 448 milking daughters. As such, he has jumped...

March 2022


Unique HI Overview: These are the 92 Most Sold Holstein Sires at AI Companies Worldwide

Who were the most sold Holstein sires in 2021? The answer follows here, in a unique overview with 92 bestsellers from 38 breeding organizations in thirteen different countries. As well...

December 2021

Sires report

Bull Talk - December 2021

‘He is very popular due to his high components, A2A2, unique aAa (516), average stature, low somatic cell, high udder index and plus for DPR,’ explains general manager Ron Sersland...

September 2021

Sires report

Focus on... September 2021

In this edition of HI we have nine pages on which we present the most important news from the various segments of daughter proven and genomic sires as well as...

Juni 2021

Sires report

Focus On... June 2021

Of course, it is the largest breeding programs that dominate the top-lists worldwide with their genomic young sires. But that does not mean that only the big players have top...

November 2020

Sires report

Bull Talk - November 2020

In April 2019, he emerged at the top of Canada’s progeny proven ranking and has not left the Canadian top since: Benner Bardo, bred by the Benner family in Manitoba....

September 2020

Sires report

BullTalk - September 2020

Note here one of the most popular Red Holstein and polled sires right now: Caudumer Solitair-P-Red. Liane Krauter from owner RUW in Germany can be clear about it: ‘Solitair-P is...

July 2020

Sires report

Focus on... July 2020

In addition to the traditional overall breeding values, indexes that are focused on economically relevant traits are gaining traction. Besides production and longevity, health traits are heavily weighted. As a...

November 2019

Sires report

Focus on... Secret Polled Tips

For more than a year IPS of the USA has been offering their Tobin son Chile-PP on the international market and the demand for the homozygous polled sire, who goes...

September 2019

Sires report

BullTalk - September 2019

At Cogent in Great Britain, they had to bid farewell to a popular favourite in their sire facility: Cogent Twist. And… Twist was not only a favourite among his caretakers,...

June 2018

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - Drastic-P & Princi-P-Red & Hotspot-P

‘Of course, it is too early to say it with certainty, but he will likely become one of the most popular polled sires world-wide,’ says Rick VerBeek from Select Sires...

October 2017

Sires report

Intriguing Sires - October 2017

Bubba proves that we can’t always predict where the next breed-leading sire will be. Although the Jedi-son has 74 maternal siblings, with his score of 2875 gTPI, he is highest...