Big Holsteins - Fam. Knoef

Fam. Knoef & Big Boukje 192 EX-90 (>200.000 KgM)

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Memorable show day for De Wijde Blik!

The Ommer Bissingh arrived this week for De Wijde Blik. Also this year this local dairy show attracted a large number of visitors and was for the Nijman family, who exhibited in different categories, a very joyful day!... Read more

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Drouner Holsteins hits the Reserve Holland Herd cHampionship

After the success of the previous edition, the Holland Holstein cHampionship was organized again this year. Breeders competed for the 'Best Herdgroup', a uniform group consisting of three top dairy cows. Participating GenHotel members Knoef and Albring exhibited both a B&W group of three cows.... Read more

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Holland Herd cHampionship 2022

Also this year, the Holland Herd cHampionship 2022 orginazed a competition of the 'Best Herdgroup', a uniform group consisting three top dairy cows. Show lovers and GenHotel members Big Holsteins and Drouner Holsteins participated in this HHH competition.... Read more

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25th and 26th Excellent at Big Holsteins!

In just one fell swoop, the Knoef family (Big Holsteins) recently got two more excellent cows. And with this successful classification the great milestone of 25 excellent cows from Knoef's herd has been reached!... Read more

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Big Holsteins, "Most influential Dutch breeder (2000-2020)"!

Out of no less than 40 pre-selected Dutch Holstein breeders, Big Holsteins - Dutch breeder of the Year 2018 - was named 'Most influential Dutch breeder' 2000-2020. This competition - organized by HI Plus - was determined on the basis of the votes of readers. In addition to winning GenHotel member Big Holsteins, we find nine more members in the top 20!... Read more

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Impressive four at the Twentse After Summer Show

Last Friday evening the Twentse After Summer Show took place. As in previous years, several enthusiastic GenHotel members were active in the show-ring during this awesome evening show. Striking was the quartet that made it to the B&W Senior Championship!... Read more

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GenHotel members succesfull at NK Veebeoordelen

Last Saturday, October 2, the NK veebeoordelen 2021 (National Judging Competition) took place. This year, 39 participants competed for the national title! GenHotel members Julia Poppe, Cees Albring, Thomas Prent and Ben Knoef managed to qualify for this Dutch Championships during the Provincial Championships.... Read more

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Big Holsteins impresses with their 90th 100.000 kgM cow

A fantastic achievement for the Knoef family of Big Holsteins, where this month no less than the 90th dairy cow has exceeded the lifetime production of 100,000 kgs of milk. There are not many dairy farmers in the Netherlands that manage to retain the longevity of their cows as they do at Big Holsteins!... Read more

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GenHotel members in top of annual statistics

Never before has the lifetime production of dairy cows in the Netherlands been so high, this was shown by the new annual statistics recently published by Coöperatie CRV. In the last year (2019-2020), the Dutch cows produced 34,000 kgs of milk with 2,691 kgs of fat and protein (increase of 2,500 kgs of milk and 200 kgs of fat and protein compared to the previous year). This increase can be explained by an increase in daily production and a longer productive life. In addition to these stastistics, the new average production of Dutch dairyfarmers were also released. In the top 50 of the list of 'Bedrijfsgemiddelden MPR' we find no less than four GenHotel Members this year!... Read more

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Cowfluencer Liesje 22 showed us the Twente region

Last months Liesje 22 of the Knoef family showed the province called Overijssel, in the east of the Netherlands and was appointed as the first Cowfluencer. Last year the EX-90 Brilliant daughter of Big Holsteins entered the Agri Fair show ring in Wierden. Here Liesje 22 EX-90 successfully was the Reserve Intermediate Champion. This made her longing for more and Liesje 22 continued her way through Overijssel!... Read more

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Genetics with fat and protein

Recently we came across two beautiful cows, bred by GenHotel members. These are Big Wietske 95 and Caudumer Zalia 2 RDC, two cows which guarantee a fantastic milk production with above all extremely high components!... Read more

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Unique: 25 time 100.000 kgM!

At Big Holsteins from family Knoef Big Anna Jacoba 119 VG-88 has produced over 100.000 kgM! She is the 75th cow in the herd of Family Knoef who did that! Already 25 of them has produced over 10.000 kg fat and protein as well!... Read more

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Proofs The Netherlands (B&W)

By far the highest genomic bull in the Netherlands is Bouw Finder bred by Bouw Holsteins. This Balisto son from an Epic daughter of Bouw Goldwyn Femmy scores +376 GNVI.... Read more

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Classification Big Holstiens

An average score of 84.9 points over 18 classified 2-yr olds. That was the result of herd classification at Big Holsteins. Their herd average is now 85.5 points.... Read more

Big Super Star

Big Super Star 69 Red EX-91

EX-91 Tequila x VG-88 Lightning RDC x EX-90 Lucky Leo

Lifetime production: 131.660 kgM 4.27%F & 3.74%P(>10.000 kg F+P)!

Big Super Star 137 GP-83

GP-83 Snowfever x VG-86 Fidelity x VG-87 Orcival

High production index

Big Super Star 146 EX-91

EX-91 Malki x VG-88 Fidelity x VG-85 O Man

First Big Malki daughter scored Excellent!

Big Anna Jacoba

Big Anna Jacoba 115 EX-90

EX-90 Jorryn x VG-88 Abrian x VG-88 F16

"Dutch Cow of the Year 2018", moeder van Big Malki (KI Samen) & Big Winnetoe (KI Kampen).

Big Anna Jacoba 119 VG-88

VG-88 Big Winner x VG-88 Abrian x VG-88 F16

Half sister to Big Anna Jacoba 115

Big Anna Jacoba 126 EX-90

EX-90 Shogun x EX-90 Jorryn x VG-88 Abrian

Levensproductie (tot nu toe): 2360d 90.231 kgM 4.38%v 3.58%e

Big Clara

Big Clara 123 EX-90

EX-90 Win 395 x VG-86 Hunter x VG-86 Boudewijn

Dam of Big Evergreen

Big Clara 133 VG-86

VG-86 Puntdroad x EX-90 Win 395 x VG-86 Hunter

Big Boukje

Big Boukje 192 EX-90

EX-90 Cash x Labelle

Classified EX-90 @ 18 years of age!

Big Boukje 239 RDC EX-90

EX-90 Stadel x VG-85 Russel x VG-85 Sunny Boy

She is the 25th cow with a lifetime production over 10.000 kg fat and protein at Knoef!

Big Boukje 305 Red EX-90

EX-90 Andy RF x EX-90 Stadel x VG-85 Russel

Reserve Junior 2-yr Old HHH-Show 2014

Big Boukje 307 RDC VG-85

VG-85 Kylian x EX-90 Lord Lily x GP-83 Aaldert

90e honderdtonner bij Knoef! Levensproductie tot nu toe 102.012 kg met 4.29% vet en 3.71% eiwit!

Big Boukje 343 Red EX-91

EX-91 Mason RF x VG-85 Kylian x EX-90 Lord Lily

Kampioen Roodbont Middenklasse + Algemeen Kampioen Roodbont Wintershow 2019

Abtshoeve Lucky Addi EX-90

Big Lucky Shot P 1 VG-89

VG-89 Silver x GP-82 Maddock P x VG-88 Magna P RF

Anastasis Chairman Shirley EX-93

Big Sharon 2 VG-86

VG-86 Spell x VG-89 Bogart x EX-91 Goldwyn

Broeks MBM Elsa / Ever-Green-View Elsa

Big Elsie 7 VG-89

VG-89 Brawler x VG-86 Gibor x VG-86 O Man

Dam of Big Kofu & Big Mindset @KI Kampen

Remarlinda

Rovershoekster Renate 1 VG-89

VG-89 Shottle x VG-86 O Man x EX-90 Jocko

Liesje

Liesje 22 EX-91

EX-91 Brilliant x GP-81 Improver x LOWLANDS FABIAN

Proud to have bred

Big Holsteins:

2 cows over 200.000 kg of milk
90 cows over 100.000 kg of milk
27 cows over 10.000 kg fat & protein

Big Boukje 192 EX-90

Cash x Big Boukje 184 VG-89

Lifetime: 208.163kgM 4.64%F 3.86%P 9.667kgF 8.038kgP

Big Winner

Win 395 x Big Super Star 25

Big Spell

Bertil x Big Wietske 83

Big Malki

Maik x Big Anna Jacoba 115

Big Sentaro

Shogun x Big Anna Jacoba 115

Big Position

Twist x Big Anna Jacoba 115

Big Winnetoe

Windbrook x Big Anna Jacoba 115

Big Keizer

Big Spell x Big Anna Jacoba 126

Big Embrace

Fiction x Big Super Star 30 (picture)

Big Festino

Talentino x Big Super Star 69

Big Anna Jacoba 119 VG-88

Big Winner x Big Anna Jacoba 106
the 75th cow over 100.000 kgM, and the Sire is also bred by Knoef!

Big Kofu

Jetset x Big Elsie 7 VG-89

Big Mindset

Jetset x Big Elsie 7 VG-89

Big Adventure

@KI Samen
From the family of Big Malki

Big Evergreen

Daughter proven sire @KI Samen. 100% Knoef breeding!

Big Macht

Big Malki x Big Elsie 7

Big Surprise RF

Big Malki x Big Super Star 69

Big Redbone

Jerudo x Big Super Star 30 RDC VG-88

Big Clara 123 EX-90

Win 395 x VG-86 Hunter
2nd cow at Knoef with lifetime production over 200.000kgM!

Farmers Wish Big Deal

Big Spell x Big Anna Jacoba 115 EX-90
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