Congratulations to Mark & Katelyn Olbrich on the birth of their daughter this morning! Bria Janice was born weighing in at 6lbs 13oz. and 20 inches long. We’re very excited for everyone in the Olbrich family!

Headed South

When you live in Northern New York everything is South from that location. On a recent trip to Virginia, Holstein World’s Frank Putman had the pleasure of stops at Gloryland, Chip Savage’s and Tom Priest’s breeding establishments. Views of Chip Savage’s new facilities……….. Some of the show ring stars enjoy large packs including Savage-Leigh Leona-ET […]

A visit to Savage-Leigh

When you combine endless enthusiasm, great work ethic, hospitality and abundant cow knowledge, you are talking Savage-Leigh. Even though Cindee was cleaning, baking and preparing for the the Holidays, she still found time for cow conversation and viewing the stock. Here are a few shots of my visit to the Knoxville, Maryland, farm. The problem […]

Virginia Holstein annual meeting

Virginia Holstein Breeders met for their annual meeting and one of the important topics of the day was the National Holstein Convention that they will host in June 2011. Here are a few scenes from the Junior meeting. No matter the state the energy and enthusiasm is always infectious in junior meetings. (below) Virginia import […]

Australia's On-Farm Competition results continue

SEMEX-HOLSTEIN AUSTRALIA ON-FARM COMPETITION 2010 SOUTH EASTERN RESULTS By Dianna Malcolm Two maternal sisters owned by different operations emerged from 1262 entries as state champions in the South Eastern Australian Semex Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition recently. High Green Goldwyn Noni and High Green Bolton Noni won the two and three-year-old champions respectively in what judge […]

One of the first things I do when I begin writing a blog is to select what category it falls under – Youth, The Sale Ring, The Show String, etc. I had a difficult time finding the proper category for today’s blog post as it is…well…my last one. In June of 2005 I had a […]

Semex - Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition 2010 Results

SEMEX-HOLSTEIN AUSTRALIA ON-FARM COMPETITION 2010 RESULTS ~Dianna Malcolm South Australia is a haven for outstanding Holsteins and this year’s state judge for the Semex-Holstein Australia On-Farm Competition proved to be no exception. This year’s judge Bill Thompson (who has exhibited Grand Champion Holstein at the Adelaide Royal Show for the last two years with different […]

Construction continues at Butlerview

The barns are continuing to go up in Chebanse, Illinois, as fellow Holstein breeder and sale manager Jeff Butler puts the finishing touches on the new Butlerview. Stay tuned for more!

Deadline Nearing for Dairy Leaders for Tomorrow CampaignAn update from Judy & Charles Iager, Honorary Campaign Chairpersons The Holstein Foundation, established in 1989, is dedicated to providing prospective dairy industry leaders the education, self-confidence, and network to succeed in the business long term. Their cornerstone program, Young Dairy Leaders Institute (YDLI), has graduated hundreds and […]

This report is just in from the Destination Vegas Elite Holstein Sale. The sale was held last night, Friday, Dec. 3rd, at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Here’s a quick recap of the highlights – we’ll be sharing more details as they are received. The sale was enjoyed by a crowd of about […]