Juni 2021

Management

Will Selecting for Rump Improve Fertility and Calving-Ease?

Correct rump structure has long been considered an important part of the frame of a cow – often being linked to her fertility, her ease of giving birth, and to...

Juni 2021

Sires Report

Intriguing Sires - June 2021

With 2833 TPI, Positive debuted in America’s progeny proven top-10 during the recent April release; an official Canadian progeny proven index is expected in August. ‘Positive has been very popular...

Juni 2021

Cow Families

Cow Country - June 2021

‘We regularly sell two-year-olds at the monthly RUW sales. Outstanding type can make a difference there of €3,000 instead of €2,000.’ Friedrich Köster from the German state of Nordrhein-Westfalen knows...

Juni 2021

Herd reports

Eildon-Tweed Chameleon: A “chameleon” that changes indeed… getting better all the time!

Do you still remember her? This imposing Mogul daughter of Eildon-Tweed Farm in the American state of New York? In 2018, she appeared for the first time in HI, then...

Juni 2021

Management

Responses to question: Why do Outcross Sires not Receive More Opportunities?

’Why have AI companies not made more intensive use of outcross sires?’ This is one of the questions sent to HI by the Czech herd manager Jiří Fangl. Questions that...

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