Farm Name: Strongbark Holsteins
Owners: Jim and Karen Strong
Location: Albion Park, New South Wales (2 Hours south of Sydney on the Southcoast of New South Wales)
Size of Farm: 200 milk cows, 400 total head of cattle, and 180 acres of land
What’s currently in your tank? Jasper, Goldwyn, Lheros, Windbrook, Atwood, Windhammer, Damion, and Destry
Your Favorite cow and bull of all-time? Favorite Bull- Comestar Leader
Favorite Cow-Strongbark Broker Candy (Sire: A Conant-Acres-JY Broker-ET-TV), she has five Excellent and seventeen VG Daughters.
Stongbark Broker Candy, Junior Champion International Dairy Week, Supreme Champion Sydney Royal, Junior, Intermediate, & Senior Champion New South Wales State Show.
Stongbark Storm Candy EX4E: 1st Jr 2-year-old International Dairy Week, Supreme Champion Sydney Royal, 2X Champion Cow New South Wales (NSW) State Show.
Stongbark Allen Candy 2nd ET VG 89 Max: Intermediate Champion NSW State Show & Sydney Royal, 1st 4 Yr Old in Milk Sydney Royal, watch for her at International Dairy Week.
What Bull will have the greatest impact on the Australian Holstein? Goldwyn, mainly through his sons. Let’s hope it is a good impact!
Future goals for your farm/cattle? To breed good uddered, deep ribbed, square rumped cows with the ability to milk, from our best cow families.
Submitted by: Jessica Achen New South Wales, Australia