Sudena Holsteins - Ernst-Jan Mensink

Ernst-Jan en Janet Mensink

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Meet the fabulous Sudena Alice Red!

It was time for the beautiful firstcalver Sudena Alice Red to appear in front of the camera recently. The daughter of Poppe Freestyle-Red from Sudena Holsteins (the Mensink family) has been in lactation since October 2023 and was scored VG-86 (VG-87 MS) back inMarch.... Read more


New daughter proven list leaders in Germany

The latest German April index run included a base adjustment, which resulted in a decrease of 5.0 for B&W RZG and 4.8 for R&W RZG. Despite this adjustment, the top sires of December 2023 maintained their indexes quite well. However, new bulls competed for the top spots in the Holstein and Red Holstein rankings. As a result, two new list leaders emerged among the progeny-proven bulls.... Read more


Dam of lot 2 Sudena Rose 41 Red raised her score!

Lot 2 Sudena Rose 41 Red is a highly promising Mask Red daughter with a gNVI score of 412, making her one of the top 10 red females in the Netherlands and Flanders. Her dam, Rose 41 Red, recently had her classification score significantly increased, making her an even more impressive cow. The GenHotel Selection Sale, where you can bid on lot 2, starts tomorrow.... Read more


Bring the no. 8 gNVI Red & White in your herd!

Sudena Holsteins is offering an exciting opportunity during the GenHotel Selection Sale. They are selling the current number 8 gNVI Red & White heifer, Sudena Rose 41 Red. This heifer is a granddaughter of De Oosterhof Dg Rose RDC VG-89, Sudena Holsteins' favourite cow.... Read more


Praised member of the Sudena Holsteins herd: Rose RDC VG-89!

De Oosterhof Dg Rose RDC VG-89, 8.5-yrs-old, has become a prominent name in the pedigrees of many highly ranked cows and bulls in Europe. She was bought by Sudena Holsteins as a lactating 2-yr-old and is now in her fifth lactation, still serving as an influential brood cow for the Mensink family.... Read more


Sudena Leilenie 34 wins the special production class

GenHotel member Sudena Holsteins entered the show ring of the 70th 'Fokveedag Vriezenveen' last Saturday. Especially on the occasion of this anniversary, a special 'Production Class' was set up where breeders could sing up their durable dairy cows with a total life production of 70,000 kgM or more! The Mensink family managed to get their - almost - 9-year-old dairy cow Sudena Leilenie 34 in top condition for this show day and took the leading position in this impressive class.... Read more


Rose RDC's major influence at Sudena Holsteins

At Sudena Holsteins, home of the well-known brood cow De Oosterhof DG Rose RDC VG-89, the classification of a group of 2-yr-old heifers recently occured. With more than 70 direct offspring, Rose RDC her empire has expanded enormously... Read more


Three renown names nominated for...

Fifteen renown names were announced last week in the Holstein International 342 as nominations for the title 'Red Impact Cow of the Year 2022'! It's up to you to help decide which influential brood cow will be the successor to Lakeside Ups Red Range VG-86 by submitting your vote!... Read more


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


Another champions title for Sudena Abel Maui

Last summer, the Videokeuring Vriezenveen was organized again by the local Breeding Club. Sudena Holsteins participated with a second lactation Leaninghouse King Abel daughter Sudena Abel Maui VG-87. A competition, which, just like last year, was very successful for this breeder and cow!... Read more


New classification Rose RDC at Sudena Holsteins

The multiple bull dam De Oosterhof DG Rose RDC, red carrier EDG Rubicon daughter from the Golden-Oaks Mark Prudence EX-95 family, is re-classified recently. Meanwhile, the great brood cow Rose RDC owned by Sudena Holsteins is in her third lactation and no less than 60 offspring have been registred from her!... Read more


Super results for bulls GenHotel members!

This proof run has given many bulls bred by GenHotel members new (genomic) breeding values. This has resulted in various international successes, including several national number 1 listings! Below a number of the many toppers.... Read more


Batouwe Ailisha Salva Red classified

Another Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude EX-95 family member in the Netherlands is classified VG! Batouwe Ailisha Salva Red by Mr Salvatore RDC is in her first lactation. She proved herself to be a great and successful brood cow with already over 20 high scoring offspring... Read more


First milking daughters of Rose RDC are great!

With more than 50 sons and daughters in at least six countries, De Oosterhof DG Rose RDC VG-87, the second calver and red carrier EDG Rubicon daughter (owned by Sudena Holsteins) is a very important brood cow for the Red Holstein breed. Now that her first daughters are in milk, it becomes clear that the international impact of Rose RDC VG-87, descendant of Golden-Oaks Mark Prudence EX-95, will be huge!... Read more


New female top 100 NVI R&W

It took some time, but since this week the official top 100 list NVI ​​for females in The Netherlands and Flanders has been published. The black and white as well as the red and white list is filled with numerous females from GenHotel members. The red and white NVI list includes an astonishing number of 27 heifers... Read more


Your vote for the Red Impact Cow Of The Year

You can vote on your favorite Red Impact Cow until the 27th of April. This election is introduced bij Holstein International and counts 25 nominated R&W and RDC cows this year. GenHotel will introduce you to several great animals from our members which have been put forward!... Read more

Golden-Oaks Mark Prudence

De Oosterhof Dg Rose RDC VG-89

VG-89 Rubicon x GP-83 Aikman RDC x VG-85 Man-O-Man

Now in her 5th lactation (9-2023) At least 5 sons in AI Red Impact Cow of the Year 2022 nominee! Super transmitting cow, several sons in AI and granddam of 3STAR OH Red Ranger @ Semex!! High genomics in several systems and dam of the No. 1 GTPI red heifer worldwide Rose RDC combines production and superior health traits including high fertility

Koepon Camden Range 140 Red GP-81

GP-81 Camden x VG-87 AltaAltuve RDC x VG-86 Salvatore Rc

Daughter of the intensively used sires of sons Camden RDC. Range 140 Red has a nice score for NVI! Dam Range 7 RDC is classified VG-86 as a 2-yr-old. Proven transmitter and fantastic milk producer! This cow family has the ability to create great type animals, like Swingman Red daughter Roseanne Red with VG-85 (VG-87 MS).


Ridercup x VG-85 Proximo x VG-87 Skywalker

Jenniton Bolton Rowena

Salsa P Red VG-87

VG-87 Money P x VG-86 Stormy Red x GP-83 Salvatore Rc

2nd place milking 2-yr-olds @Fokveedag Vriezenveen 2023 Quite unknown, but upcoming cow family! High Swiss index with high type! A son by Spread P Red sold in AI

Sudena 3STAR Savira Red

Spread P x VG-87 Money P x VG-86 Stormy Red

Kamps-Hallow Durham / D-R-A August

3STAR OH Aileen Red VG-86

VG-86 Rubels-Red x VG-85 Salvatore Rc x VG-89 Rubicon

Sudena Alice Red VG-86

VG-86 Freestyle-Red x VG-86 Rubels-Red x VG-85 Salvatore Rc

Great scoring Freestyle from the impressive KHW Goldwyn Aiko RDC branch! Flushed for KI Kampen

Sudena Alisha RDC

Gladius x VG-86 Rubels-Red x VG-85 Salvatore Rc

Sudena Ailee Red

Rammstein Red x VG-86 Rubels-Red x VG-85 Salvatore Rc

Rammstein Red from the Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude family with an oustanding RZG score

Kevrel Shottle May

Watermolen Helix Miranda VG-86

VG-86 Helix x VG-87 Montross x VG-87 Supersire

Suard-Red Jordan Irene

Ina-Red GP-82

GP-82 Sanchez P x VG-86 Jordy-Red x GP-83 Goldwyn P Red

Oustanding score for RZE (Total Type)

Tui Onyx Nick

Sudena Nicole

Shakespeare x GP-84 Delta-Lambda x Jedi

Tremendous type from the Tui Onyx Nick family!

Wilder Kanu

3STAR OH Kaley P Red

Money P x Solitair P Red x VG-87 Styx Red

Red & polled out of an important, German, bull dam family, just fresh

Sudena Kaley P Red

Delta Steam PP-Red x Money P x Solitair P Red

Very high NVI Polled  heifer!

Wesswood-HC Rudy Missy

Sudena Melody GP-80

GP-80 Rioaveso x VG-89 King Abel x VG-86 Mogul

Nice NVI score! 

Brown Swiss:

Sudena Alpview Alexey P

Alexey x GP-80 VISOR P x EX-90 PAYSSLI

Sudena Alpview Laura P

Alexey x GP-80 VISOR P x EX-90 PAYSSLI

Sudena Alpview Laura P is co-owned with Alpview Genetics & Arjan Kort

Proud to have bred

Sudena Jasper

Envious x Sudena Josje

Sudena Kiparra

Kindness x Sudena Janet 10

Sudena Safari Red

Spark x De Oosterhof DG Rose RDC
@Masterrind, former no. 1 bull in Switserland

Sudena Roderick

Red Gonzales out of De Oosterhof Dg Rose RDC VG-89, owned by KI Kampen

Contact with Sudena Holsteins