Click here for photos Madison, WI Judge: Carl Phoenix, Sunderland, ON Spring Calf (10 & Under) (6 shown) 1 Volkerhovden Dvn Intrvntion Dan Hovden & Rosedale Genetics Oxford 2 Pfaffsway Dm Litle Leeza-ET O & L Pfaff & B & K Trapp Taylor 3 Pfaffsway Livinthedream-ET O & L Pfaff & B & K Trapp […]

A Congressional letter was sent to Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack Thursday requesting him to consider financial assistance to the dairy industry. Bob Gray of Northeast Dairy Farmer Cooperatives gives us more insight of the timing of this letter and just how optimistic he is that more milk money may be flowing soon.  Gray talks with […]

  By Bob Gray Northeast Dairy Farmer Cooperatives   Yesterday afternoon a Congressional letter was sent to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting him to consider financial assistance to the dairy industry. The letter was both bicameral and bipartisan as Senators and House Members from a number of key dairy states joined forces in making this […]

WISCONSIN JUNIOR HOLSTEIN CHAMPIONSHIP SHOW 2016

Madison, WI,  Judge: Reid Stransky, Owotonna, MN Spring Calf Class age 10 AND UNDER Spring Calf Class Winter Calf Class Fall Calf Class Summer Yearling Class Spring Yearling Class Winter Yearling Class Fall Yearling Class Junior Champion Junior Two Year Old Class Senior Two Year Old Class Junior Three Year Old Class Senior Three Year […]

As released by CDCB on July 27 Cow livability evaluation By Jan Wright, Paul VanRaden, Gary Fok, and Mel Tooker Predicted transmitting abilities (PTA), reliabilities, and parent averages for cow livability (LIV) are now reported in bytes 414-425 of format 105 for cows and bytes 631-653 of format 38 for bulls, along with numbers of daughters and herds with data. LIV measures […]

The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) has issued information about a number of   technical adjustments that will be made as genetic evaluations are produced for August.  This detail appears as a separate item in the Blog. The most significant change is a new genetic evaluation for cow livability, which will be shown as a […]

2016 Maryland Holstein Association Picnic

Dr. Matt Iager and family hosted the 2016 Maryland Holstein Association Picnic at West-View-Farm, home of MD-West-View Genetics in Boonsboro, MD. Dr. Matt his wife Laura along with their children Noah and Brooke operate West-View-Farm. MD-West-View Genetics the home of “Dr Matt” who is a Dairy Veterinarian and Certified Embryo Transfer Practitioner with the American Embryo Transfer […]

California State Fair 2016 Results

California State Fair 2016 Results July 19, 2016 Pictures are at the bottom of the page ©2016 Photos are by Siana Barrett Junior Two Year Old 1st: Ruann G W AT Ellie-42714-ET Bred & Exhibited by Stephen & Patrick Maddox 2nd: Vela Novagen Defiant Connie Exhibited by Lourenco Pires   Senior Two Year Old 1st : […]

2016 Western PA Holstein Championship Show

Western PA Holstein Championship Show 2016 Western PA Holstein Championship Show Facebook Page Link for more information July 16, 2016 Judge Chris Lahmers Spring Calves 1.       Campbell-Run Gchip Amelia (Goldchip), Sarah Campbell 2.       Plum-Line Brady Aubree (Brady), Patrick Carey 3.       UberHaven Defiant Chrome-Red-ET (Defiant), Mike Uber & Vanessa Philson Winter Calves 1.       Plum-Line Aftershock Aquake (Aftershock), Patrick Carey 2.       All-Glo […]

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