Poppe Holsteins - Fam. Poppe

Jan, Ingrid & Julia Poppe

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Top polled Red Holstein from none other than I'm Good VG-87!

The remarkable dairy cow, KHE I'm Good VG-87, has produced over 70,000 kgM and has shown an impressive breeding power that continues to be passed down through several generations. One of her great-granddaughters, Poppe 3STAR Glennis P Red (lot 9), will be up for auction next week. So go get her!... Read more


GenHotel members win at video competitions!

The winter season is the ideal time for clubs, schools and associations to host virtual video competitions. The members of GenHotel are passionate about Holstein breeding, and this was evident from the numerous successes achieved during various of these online shows throughout the country.... Read more


Influential cow families score at Poppe Holsteins!

Recently, a number of cows from various influential pedigrees were scored at the Poppe family's dairy farm. Among the entered heifers were also a full sister of Poppe Flight Red and the former number 1 gNVI red & white! It's up to GenHotel to share these great results with you.... Read more


Poppe Pietje 951 gets STAR, and high score

During the recent classification day, several of Poppe Holsteins' best milkers from the international well-known cow families were scored. As always, the Fienchen cow family had a number of highlights, but the Wilder Kanu, Willem's Hoeve Rita and Massia cow family were also highly appreciated by the classfier. But, perhaps the most special one was a member of the Pietje cow family, namely Poppe Pietje 951!... Read more


Wilder K41 RDC's legacy still expands across Europe

During the GenHotel Selection Sale in 2017, Wilder Holsteins offered the then five-month-old heifer Wilder K41 RDC (by Board) with an index of 159 gRZG. The highest and last bid was made by Poppe Holsteins, so the red carrier out of the well-known bull dam Wilder K25 Red EX-90... Read more


Multiple bull dam Poppe Fienchen 1569 Red

The now third lactation Wilder Born P Rdc daughter Poppe Fienchen 1569 Red has already an impressive career up to now. With more than 20 offspring, three sons in AI and a lifetime production of 41,596 kgsM with 4.54% fat and 3.64% protein, she is one of the icons of Poppe Holsteins!... Read more


KHE I'm Good is shining again!

She has been in the spotlight more often lately after the Dutch Alger Meekma recently re-photographed the third lactation Boldi V Gymnast, KHE I'm Good VG-87. The joint purchase of Poppe Holsteins and GenHotel has been of great influence since her arrival at Poppe! This picture emphasizes her dairyness and strength and even lives up to her name!... Read more


Poppe delivers the no. 1 gNVI R&W female again!

The story of the new number 1 gNVI red and polled, Poppe Sascha Red, starts for Poppe Holsteins three generations back ago and almost four years ago with the purchase of Mission P RDC daughter Wilder K&L Sally Red. This big RZG and NVI transmitting Mission daughter, from the well-known Massias, also provided the former number 1 gNVI red female (4-2021) Poppe Sanne Red, the now 2.5-year-old Delta Eloy daughter, also bred by Poppe.... Read more


August 2022 bull proofs Germany

This morning we were able to welcome the new German breeding values of August 2022. At both the top of the daughter proven and the young genomics bulls, debutants provide a change of guard.... Read more


No. 1 R&W Dutch production cow of 2019 passed the 100,000kg mark!

In only 6 lactations, the number 1 Dutch Red production cow of 2019 - Poppe Red Hot Rita 860 Red VG-87 - broke through the 100,000 kg barrier! The Poppe Snow RF daughter of Poppe Holsteins and Red Hot Holsteins comes from the Willem's Hoeve Rita's. Rita 860 Red VG-87 - high production and genomics supplier - is also becoming known as the foundation behind several high impacting donors and AI bulls.... Read more


Poppe 3STAR Angela Red raffled last Saturday!

In honor of the 50th anniversary of V.V.B. Silvolde in the Netherlands, the snow-white Poppe 3STAR Angela Red was raffled off last Saturday. Especially for this occasion the K&L OH Matty P RDC daughter from the great brood cow Poppe K&L Adele Red VG-85 was offered by Poppe Holsteins and GenHotel.... Read more


KHE I'm Good VG-87 marks her offspring

The success story started with the purchase of KHE I'm Good during the VOST Select Sale in 2017. At the time, Poppe Holsteins & GenHotel saw already the enormous potential of the young Boldi V Gymnast daughter. The Gourmette EX-92 descendant attracted enormous interest because of her 165 gRZG with 145 gRZE!... Read more


151 gRZG (126 gRZE), 197 gISU & A2A2!

This Poppe 3STAR Amalia Red (lot 9) with 151 gRZG (126 gRZE), 197 gISU and A2A2 is offered during the GenHotel Selection Sale! She's a HIN Sorelio P Red from the KHW Goldwyn Aiko RDC EX-91 line of Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude RDC EX-95. And Amalia Red can be yours, today!... Read more


Complete Sorelio P Red daughter with 151 gRZG & 197 gISU!

Poppe 3STAR Amalia Red, lot 9, is a complete Sorelio P Red daughter with 151 gRZG, 197 gISU and A2A2 beta-casein! In addition, the enormous health and type traits (126 gRZE) are appealing and make her an interesting catch. She will be offered this week during the GenHotel Selection Sale!... Read more


GenHotel members deliver top AI sires!

Also in the Netherlands & Flanders, various AI-bulls bred by GenHotel members have received new (genomic) breeding values. Below are some of the many toppers, including a number of top 10 listings!... Read more


April 2022 bull proofs Germany

This morning the German April 2022 indexes were published. Adjustments in this index proof run and new incoming (proven) bulls resulted in a changing of guard in the top 10. The basic adjustments within the RZG formula course not only for vertical, but also for horizontal changes which have reduced the individuel indexes for quite some Holsteins as well as Red Holsteins.... Read more


Indexnews Germany

This morning the German December 2021 indexes were published. After a major update during the August index turn, we now see stable values for both the progeny proven and the young sires. Where in August the difference between the top of the young Red- and Holstein bulls were still quite mentionable, the Red Holstein bulls catch up slowly!... Read more


New Dutch Annual Statistics (2020-2021)

This week CRV published the average milk recordings of its members in the Netherlands and Flanders. In addition to the national figures, the top lists of the herd averages were also published. Here we again find GenHotel members in the rankings.... Read more


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


Bull dams succesfull during 'Boerenkoeverkiezing'

Poppe Holsteins and Red Hot Holsteins participated this year in the Boerenkoeverkiezing 2021 - county Overijssel, organized by CRV. Julia Poppe choose Red Hot Rita 860 VG-87 and Den Hamer Red Hot Feebe RDC VG-89 as strong contestants, and she was right!... Read more


Unique embryo offer in the GenHotel EmbryoSale

At the beginning of this year we wrote about the unique purchase of Poppe Holsteins': their first purebred Brown Swiss. Several months later this Kedar Present Autumn (s. Present) has been flushed in order to supply the future and you can benefit from this too!... Read more


Fienchen descendant Red Hot Feather RDC classified

Recently, Poppe Holsteins enjoyed a great classification day. During this classification, not only animals from Poppe have been scored inspected, but also cows (partly) bred by Red Hot Holsteins (Martijn van der Boom) and cows from the 3STAR Breeding Program.... Read more


Autumn PI awarded with Res. All Britain Maiden Heifer 2020

The Poppe family (Poppe Holsteins) has a big passion for the Holstein breed, but the curiosity for another breed got right to their veins. In April last year Julia Poppe took a bold step and bought their first pure bred Brown Swiss from the family of Grand Champion Swiss Expo'07 & Cow of the Year '08 & '10: Ace Arve EX-97! It was not long after the arrival in the Netherlands that this heifer was awarded with her first real title!... Read more


Dam of Poppe Freestyle-Red classified

Poppe Freestyle-Red (2732 gTPI/ 163 gRZG/ 315 gNVI) is sired by Gywer RDC and out of the Poppe Fienchen family, although his snow white coat may suggest otherwise. With his huge breeding values Freestyle-Red, owned by CRV, is highly qualified as a sire of son... Read more


Sietskeshoeve 3STAR Gaby's special story

The Ottevanger family, with their dairy farm 'De Sietskeshoeve', has been an important recipient farm for 3STAR Genetics for several years, but they also know how to invest from their own initiative. From the 3STAR Embryo Program Ottevanger bought embryos, and recently as a result of this purchase a special calf was born.... Read more


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


Julia 409 P Red won the heart of the jury

For breeders from the Dutch area Apeldoorn organising a video competition brought a great opportunity to prepare the best cows and present them to the judges. A wonderful initiative that for Julia 409 P Red ensured a day with amazing success!... Read more


The Goldwyn Aiko family is expanding fast

The KHW Goldwyn Aiko RDC EX-91 / Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude RDC EX-95 family has grown in popularity and numbers in the Netherlands in recent years. While the Albring family has been milking about 30 Aiko's with pleasure, offspring from this special cow family is also part of the 3STAR Breeding program now... Read more


New score for Wilder Kalibra RDC

Wilder Kalibra RDC (v. Battlecry) is bred by Wilder Holsteins and was sold during the German Selection Sale 2018 to the Dutch Kalibra Syndicate. The Battlecry daughter is recently re-classified, and it turns out she was worth getting VG-88 as a second calver!... Read more


Poppe Fienchen 1569 Red shows a lot of qualities!

The 161 RZG and 279 NVI scoring Wilder Born P RDC daughter Poppe Fienchen 1569 Red is now two months fresh, but already shows many characteristics that the Poppe Fienchen family is renown for. This is not only clear from her profile, but she also shows these in the beautiful pictures!... Read more


KHE I'm Good VG-87 lives up to her name

During the VOSt Select Sale 5 in 2017, Jan Poppe of Poppe Holsteins, and 3STAR Genetics already saw the potential in the then two-month-old KHE I'm Good. It was mainly the impressive dam line combined with an extremely high 168 gRZG /145 gRZE that made them realize that lot 72 KHE I'm Good had to come to the Netherlands!... Read more


Successful GenHotel Selection Sale!

This edition of the GenHotel Selection Sale went well again. There was a lot of interest in the sale heifers from both home and abroad. Shortly after the opening of the auction, the first heifer was sold very quickly. Ultimately, with the more expensive sale lots... Read more


The GenHotel Selection Sale starts tomorrow!

This year's second GenHotel Selection Sale will start tomorrow morning at 9.00am. This online sale contains 16 beautiful selected calves from proven cow families. In this way, we offer you the current No. 1 RZEuro, a polled KNS Simon P daughter with A2A2 and No. 1 Net Merit and No. 2 gTPI Riveting in Europe!... Read more


K&L CR Indira recently scored!

The first calver Cyrano daughter K&L CR Indira from the Butemare Ida family has recently been photographed. For the overall picture only a nice classification score was missing, but it has been arranged... Read more


Great classification day at Poppe Holsteins

Poppe Holsteins can look back on a stunning classification day. No less than 21 Holsteins and Red Holsteins were registered. The Poppe family's herd is known for its fantastic high milk production. For example, Felta Colorado daughter Poppe Fienchen 8685 Red with a daily production of 70kgM in her third lactation is the standout!... Read more


Grietje family member in the spotlight!

Although she is not classified yet, the lovely K&L Poppe Gonda looks beautiful and youthful as a milking heifer. With an extremely good udder and a lot of dairy strength, Poppe Holsteins and 3STAR Genetics did well by breeding this great first calver.... Read more


Grandsons Fienchen 580 VG-89 promote to proven sire

With the Poppe Fienchen family, many fantastic successes have already been achieved. This success story for Poppe Holsteins started with the peerless Poppe Fienchen 580 RDC VG-89 (s. Stol Joc) and with over 115,000kgM she is the highest production cow at Poppe Holsteins. From Fienchen 580 RDC, the Poppe family bred several high offspring from flushes with Danillo, Colt P and Detroit. The flush with Danillo was the most successful, as it resulted in at least seven female offspring being classified with an average of VG-85.... Read more


World Milkday

Today it is June 1. This day has been declared 'World Milk Day'. World Milk Day was created by the UN twenty years ago to support the dairy sector. As GenHotel, we don't want to just let this day go by, but contribute to the positive message by highlighting our hardworking members and their passionate breeding hobby.... Read more


Top 100 NVI B&W is published

There are 13 animals from GenHotel members who have reached the top 100 black and white NVI. The highest scoring on this list has 363 NVI. The highest animal bred by members of GenHotel has an NVI of 353, placing it in fantastic 5th place.... Read more


GenHotel members caught on camera

Now that many events have been canceled, such as Dairy Winter Shows and (local) Dairy Summer Shows of 2020, it is a good time to look back on some online Video Contests that GenHotel members have successfully participated during the winter.... Read more


Increasing influence Fienchen family at Aalshorst Holsteins

At Aalshorst Holsteins 17 first calvers got a classification score, 4 cows got re-scored. The average of this classification round is GP-84.7. No less then 11 cows decend from the Poppe Fienchen family with Poppe Fienchen 580 RDC VG-89 as their matriarch (s. Stol Joc).... Read more


VOSt SelectSale additions score at Poppe Holsteins

The Poppe family milk for some years now successfull with AMS. This is also showing in the herds yearly mean production: 13.301kgM, 4.02%F and 3.41%P, the first calvers manage to do very well with an average yearly production of 11.687kgM, 4.00%F and 3.43%P. With these weeks classification at Poppe Holsteins where 20 animals been classified. Some of the animals are co-owned with Red Hot Holsteins and GenHotel. From the 20 cows which got a (new)classification score, two where red and white heifers and one of the cows was a second calver. Two first calvers where bought on the VOSt SelectSale 2017. This classifications average was 83.2 AV.... Read more


Great results purchases Poppe

To increase the genetic level of the herd and to be able to offer a broad variaty of top genetic animals, Poppe Holsteins in The Netherlands purchases several interesting heifers... Read more


New proofs Germany

The German VIT centre has made several adjustments in the April proof calculation. This can cause considerable changes in the proofs of individual animals... Read more


New genomics USA

The January genomic run in USA has resulted in a new rank leader in Europe, a Bomaz Skywalker daughter from the Sully Shottle May EX-91 family... Read more

Comestar Laurie Sheik

Poppe 3STAR Emaille

Manitu x GP-81 Bennie x VG-85 Subzero

Poppe 3STAR Emaille is an early Manitu daughter with high gNVI and a nice RZG score.  Hails from the special conformation family of Comestar Laurie Sheik


Sietskeshoeve 3STAR Gaby G-79

G-79 Gigabyte x VG-86 Rubi-Agronaut x GP-84 Cinema

She's the TOP of NVI, RZG, GICO & ISU Multiple sons in AI!

3STAR Poppe Gabys

Camus x G-79 Gigabyte x VG-86 Rubi-Agronaut

Very high based on her RZG profile!


KHE I'm Good VG-88

VG-88 Gymnast x VG-87 Rubicon x VG-89 Shotglass

Enormous production and a fantastic broodcow with many good sons and great looking and top producing daughters!

K&L Poppe Goody VG-86

VG-86 Soundcloud x VG-88 Gymnast x VG-87 Rubicon

Full sister to Poppe K&L San Remo @VOST Lovely pedigree that goes back at the famous French Ugela Bell daughter Gourmette EX-92 Dam is fullsister to sire Gigante in Spain

Poppe K&L Gorgina

Durable x VG-88 Gymnast x VG-87 Rubicon

Breeds extremely well, already 3 sons in AI and several high daughters Her dam is a tremendous broodcow with great type and fantastic production!  

3STAR Poppe Gazelle GP-84

GP-84 Gladius x Durable x VG-88 Gymnast

Highest producing 2-yr-old at Poppe Holsteins!! Producing more than 62kg/day and 23% above herd average!

Poppe 3STAR Ginya P RDC

Star P RDC x Durable x VG-88 Gymnast

Polled granddaughter of I'm Good VG-87, Due mid June of 2024

Poppe 3STAR Gerlinda

Precision x GP-84 Pantone x Soundcloud

Poppe 3STAR Lady Gaga P Red

Skat P RDC x Star P RDC x Durable

What a pedigree! Red and polled; top ranker for NVI & RZG! Lady Gaga is the number 1 NVI Red & White of 12-2023

Poppe 3STAR Glennis P Red

Member PP Red x Star P RDC x Durable

Member PP Red with BB & A22 with stunning RZG & NVI scores!

3STAR Poppe Gica

Picard x Gladius x Durable

Stunning pedigree!! A22 Picard with great will for production

Poppe 3STAR Gretta PP RDC

Skat P RDC x Star P RDC x Durable

Homozygous SHK Skat P RDC from the KHE Island family!

Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude

Poppe 3STAR Alinde P Red

Star P RDC x VG-85 Gywer RDC x GP-84 Great Red

Polled & Red, fantastic family and a great RZG profile. Due June 2024

3STAR Poppe Alda Red

Glamour x Star P RDC x VG-85 Gywer RDC

Glamour-Red from the Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude family. 

Poppe Fienchen / Elites-JSJ Fac Feebe-Red

Poppe Fienchen 1569 Red VG-85

VG-85 Born P RDC x GP-84 Silver x VG-86 Danillo

Dam of Poppe Freestyle-Red and Poppe Flight Red! From the lovely Poppe Fienchen family Slightly different pedigree

Poppe Fienchen 9080 Red GP-84

GP-84 Swingman Red x VG-85 Born P RDC x GP-84 Silver

Red Fienchen with high RZG ans NVI

Poppe Fienchen 1270 Red VG-86

VG-86 Norbert x VG-85 Rocky x VG-86 Danillo

Extremely high Norbert from the Fienchen family, contracted for embryos for CRV! Lovely pedigree Son Poppe Magic Match Red is sold to KI Samen

Poppe Fienchen 2193 Red

Freestyle-Red x GP-84 Swingman Red x VG-85 Born P RDC

Poppe Fienchen 2209 Red GP-82

GP-82 Augustus P Red x GP-84 Swingman Red x VG-85 Born P RDC

extremely high RZG!

Poppe Fienchen 2256 PP Red

Taskforce P-Red x GP-84 Abundant P Rf x VG-85 Moscato-Red P

No. 1 PP R&W heifer based on her gNVI (8-2022) Her fullsister is the former nr. 2 gNVI R&W!

Poppe Fienchen 2322 PP Red

Cartoon P Red x GP-84 Abundant P Rf x VG-85 Moscato-Red P

Poppe Fienchen 2356 Red

Cartoon P Red x GP-82 Yeti Rf x VG-85 Born P RDC

Nice scoring Delta Cartoon P-Red

Poppe Fienchen 2574 PP Red

Sakarun P RDC x Taskforce P-Red x GP-84 Abundant P Rf

Extremely high PP heifer on NVI (Top 5 PP and Top 25 R&W)!

Poppe Fienchen 2572 PP RDC

Sakarun P RDC x Taskforce P-Red x GP-84 Abundant P Rf

Very high PP RDC heifer!

Poppe Fienchen 2586 Red

Flight Red x GP-82 Augustus P Red x GP-84 Swingman Red

Very high genomics in Holland,. by far the higfhest Flight daughter!

RR Rieka

RR Rosmarie RDC GP-83

GP-83 Palmer x VG-87 Gywer RDC x VG-85 Brekan

Same family as Cognito @Qnetics Early red carrier Palmer. Very persistent and trouble free cow family with >10 gen. of VG and EX in a row, extremely high components and high production Fantastic health traits, stunning Euter and nice total Type

Welcome Bolton Gina

Poppe 3STAR Traxi Red

Freestyle-Red x Spark Red x VG-87 Styx Red

Red & white heifer with huge potential

Poppe 3STAR Tesla Red

Freestyle-Red x Spark Red x VG-87 Styx Red

Stunning RZG with super health- and type traits!

Poppe 3STAR Tina Red

Freestyle-Red x Spark Red x VG-87 Styx Red

Poppe 3STAR Erina

Vivify x Migel x GP-83 Vh Crown

Early Progenesis Vivify, with lots of milk, fantastic conformation and impressive health traits! Traces back to Welcome Man-O-Man Walton.

Wilder Kanu

Poppe K&L Kalibra 9039 Red

Gywer RDC x Styx Red x VG-88 Battlecry

Type, production and an impressive German cowfamily!

Poppe Kanu 2370 Red

Freestyle-Red x VG-86 Solitair P Red x VG-87 Board

Poppe Kanu 2563 Red

Mask Red x VG-85 Pitcher-Red x VG-87 Board

Very high Mask from the Wilder Kanu cowfamily!

Brown Swiss

Kedar Present Autumn Pi

Present PI x VG-88 Jongleur x Tau

Res. All Britain Brown Swiss Maiden Heifer 2020

Golden-Oaks Mark Prudence

Sudena Rose 41 Red

Mask Red x VG-86 Andy-Red x VG-89 Rubicon

Top ranking based on gNVI

Proud to have bred


Poppe Fienchen 580 RDC VG-89

Stol Joc x Fienchen 482

Great broodcow from the Fienchen family

Poppe Pietje 519-Red GP-83

Spencer x VenDairy Pietje RF

Dam to bulls such as Snow RF, Eragon-Red, Elspe-Red & Red Mist!

Poppe Red Hot Rita 860 Red VG-87

Highest productioncow in Holland of all Reds in 2019 and 5 sons in AI!

Also sired by Poppe Snow RF

Kalibra SX 5631 Red VG-87

Westcoast Styx Red x Wilder Kalibra RDC VG-86
four sons in AI!


Poppe Snow

Snowman x Poppe Pietje 519-Red

Red Mist

Elburn x Poppe Pietje 519-Red

Poppe Elspe

Elburn x Poppe Pietje 519-Red


Elburn x Poppe Pietje 519-Red

Poppe Ferdi

Boss x Poppe Fienchen 804

Poppe Red Hot Bonus Red

Bagno x Poppe Red Hot Rita 1013

#2 GRZG R&W (12-2017)

Poppe Kalibra Kelvin

Delta Jacuzzi-Red x Wilder Kalibra RDC

Poppe Freestyle-Red

Gywer RDC x Poppe Fienchen 1569

Poppe K&L San Remo

Soundcloud x KHE I'm Good

Poppe Flight Red

Rubels x Poppe Fienchen 1569

No. 1 Red bull in Germany 4-2021 & 8-2021

Poppe K&L Sanchez P

Caudumer Solitair P Red x KHE I'm Good

Maternal brother of San Remo @VOST

Poppe Fame

Poppe Fienchen family

Poppe Kayne Red

Delta Jacuzzi-Red x Wilder K41 RDC

Poppe Magic Match Red

Delta Mauro-Red out of the Poppe Fienchen family

Poppe Feel Good

Sired by Louxor, out of Poppe Fienchen 1128

3STAR Poppe Tiger Red

Grando Red x THI Tasty RDC

3STAR Poppe Gigantic

Gladius x Durable x KHE I'm Good VG-87

3STAR Poppe Manitu

Manhattan x Poppe K&L Georgina

3STAR Poppe Fokus

SHA Foreman x Sietskeshoeve 3STAR Gaby @MCB

Contact with Poppe Holsteins