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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

General

Arethusa Colton Venus raised to VG-89!

A huge update for the German Arethusa Colton Venus of RZN Holsteins. She already received VG-86 as 2-yr-old, but now that this Chilli Action Colton-ET has calved again and developed into a very nice young dairy cow, it was time for a re-classification.... Read more

Sales

€ 32,600 for KNS Derbystar P RDC!

Last Friday, November 19th, the 9th VOST Select Sale took place. Already on Thursday evening there was an opportunity to watch a large part of the selling animals in Leer, and numerous customers and breeders actively used the opportunity to check on their favorite. During the pre-bidding numerous bids came in, so several animals entered the live online sale with start prices of €5,000 and more.... Read more

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'Very good' visit at Zwanebloem Holsteins

During the last classification at the Belgian Zwanebloem Holsteins, no less than 65 2-yr-olds were classified with an average score of 84.4 points. A fantastic number of 17 heifers reached a total score of VG-86 or higher!... Read more

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The power of the Marilyn Monroe VG-86 family

From purchased embryos out of NH HS Marilyn Monroe VG-86, sired by Tramilda Misso Solo, Oosterbrook Holsteins owns one of the two Solo daughters from Monroe VG-86. Meanwhile, this Oosterbrook Solo Marieke is just fresh in her 2nd lactation and has finished her 1st lactation with 11,225 kgs of milk, 4.1% fat and 3.55% protein in 371 days. Marieke is classified as a 2-yr-old VG-86 (VG-88 FR) and is A2A2 & BB... Read more

General

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

General

Arethusa Colton Venus raised to VG-89!

A huge update for the German Arethusa Colton Venus of RZN Holsteins. She already received VG-86 as 2-yr-old, but now that this Chilli Action Colton-ET has calved again and developed into a very nice young dairy cow, it was time for a re-classification.... Read more

General

'Very good' visit at Zwanebloem Holsteins

During the last classification at the Belgian Zwanebloem Holsteins, no less than 65 2-yr-olds were classified with an average score of 84.4 points. A fantastic number of 17 heifers reached a total score of VG-86 or higher!... Read more

General

The power of the Marilyn Monroe VG-86 family

From purchased embryos out of NH HS Marilyn Monroe VG-86, sired by Tramilda Misso Solo, Oosterbrook Holsteins owns one of the two Solo daughters from Monroe VG-86. Meanwhile, this Oosterbrook Solo Marieke is just fresh in her 2nd lactation and has finished her 1st lactation with 11,225 kgs of milk, 4.1% fat and 3.55% protein in 371 days. Marieke is classified as a 2-yr-old VG-86 (VG-88 FR) and is A2A2 & BB... Read more

General

RUW shows progeny group of Wilder Hotspot P

During the RUW Schau in Hamm 2021 last Friday, the first lactating daughters of Wilder Hotspot P were shown. Last proof run, the son of Endco Superhero bred by Wilder Holsteins received his first daughter proven breeding value of 140 gRZG.... Read more

General

The up and coming Holbra Joy 1 VG-85

At Holbra Holsteins they proudly present their most valuable females by having them photographed. This also applies to the first lactation Claynook Casper Holbra Joy 1 VG-85 (VG-88 MS), which was photographed last week. Joy 1 has already great breeding results in a.o. Switzerland and in the own Holbra herd.... Read more

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GenHotel members received visits from Switserland

Last week, a day tour organized by colleague Martijn van der Boom could finally take place. This time there were breeders from Switzerland as guests of several GenHotel members, where they watched fantastic, strong breeding cows. To these foreign guests the honor to experience what Holstein-Netherlands has to offer!... Read more

Sales

€ 32,600 for KNS Derbystar P RDC!

Last Friday, November 19th, the 9th VOST Select Sale took place. Already on Thursday evening there was an opportunity to watch a large part of the selling animals in Leer, and numerous customers and breeders actively used the opportunity to check on their favorite. During the pre-bidding numerous bids came in, so several animals entered the live online sale with start prices of €5,000 and more.... Read more

Sales

Great cow families to fill your milk tank!

Today from 5.00 PM you have the opportunity to see a large number of the VOST Select Sale 9 lots live in the Ostfrieslandhalle, Nessestrasse 1 Leer. Online you will find photos and videos of almost all the selling animals too. Tomorrow evening, Friday 19 November at 8.00 PM, the online auction will take place on vost-select-sale.de.... Read more

Sales

The online VOST Select Sale, this is how it works!

The VOST Select Sale 9 on Friday, November 19th is approaching! This exclusive sale will take place entirely online via www.vost-select-sale.de. Since the sale and the bidding will take place entirely online, we would like to explain in a few steps how to register and provide you with more information about how to place a bid.... Read more

Sales

Maternal sister of Farnear TBR Aria Adler EX-96 sells!

It was a fantastic World Dairy Expo 2021 for the 8-yr-old Farnear-TBR Aria Adler RDC EX-96 - McCutchen granddaughter of KHW Regiment Apple-Red EX-96. Aria Adler RDC EX-96 won the famous 150,000 lbs Production class at the WDE, after having already conquered many North American shows last year.... Read more

Sales

Stunning Swingman Red from the KHW Goldwyn Aiko EX-91 family

The KHW Goldwyn Aiko EX-91 family belongs to the world's most legendary cow families! This famous line traces back to the phenomenal foundation cow - Kamps-Hollow Durham Altitude RDC EX-95. In almost every European elite auction this fantastic family is present. Also the upcoming VOST Select Sale 9, which takes place at the end of this week, contains a fantastic Westcoast Swingman Red heifer with great show potential, straight from this family!... Read more

Sales

Early Pinball with great international opportunities

The VOST Select Sale 9, which takes place on Friday November 19th, offers unlimited opportunities based on top genomics! Many lot numbers have been genomics tested in several countries, leading to an outstanding offer. One of these all-rounders is a Progenesis Pinball granddaughter of the multiple bull dam K&L OH Mabel!... Read more

Genomics

Great additions for Koepon and Willsbro!

The American genomics results for November have been published by the Holstein Association USA. In the top 50 gTPI with newly genomic tested females in Europe are no fewer than 4 heifers from Koepon Genetics and 2 from Willsbro Holsteins... Read more

Genomics

Shelly-Red, global Red gTPI topper!

The American October genomics run for females in Europe has produced the first daughters of bulls such as Progenesis Pinball, Aquila Stardancer and Larcrest Captivating in the top 50 gTPI... Read more

Genomics

First score >170 gRZG for the breeding program!

Dykster 3STAR Albertine, born at Dykster Holsteins, received a grandiose German index score this week! With no less than 172 gRZG, this KAX Gladius daughter is the first - bred by GenHotel & Dykster Holsteins - heifer calf to score a gRZG above 170!... Read more

Sires

3STAR OH Ranger-Red, international frontier!

We waited for the pictures of the star within the Red Holstein breed: 3STAR OH Ranger-Red. Recently there has been a lot of interest in both Ranger Red and his dam Lakeside UPS Red Range VG-86, and this interest will grow much further in the coming period!... Read more

Sires

Veenhuizer K&L JT Jameson, a real sensation!

The pitch-black De L'Avenir Jetset son Veenhuizer K&L JT Jameson made a strong debut in the December 2020 RZG proven list, where he was placed 5th with 152 RZG. At the April 2021 proof he still manages to maintain his 5th place.... Read more

Sires

New year, new sire of sons

After the December 2020 proof run GenHotel has updated the sires of sons list. A few young sires, which have been sufficiently used, have been replaced by a number of impressive debuting high genomic young sires. With this list we start 2021 with a great selection of mating sires!... Read more

Sires

List Sire of Sons is updated now!

After the August 2020 proofs, GenHotel's team has updated the mating sire lists. Some mating sires have been removed from the lists, since they have been used sufficient, and have made way for fantastic debuting bulls... Read more

Sires

Poppe breeds two new sire of sons

Poppe Holsteins is very succesfull with breeding top bulls, like Poppe Snow RF from the Pietje family. Other cowfamilies have great results as well! Two bulls bred by Poppe will be used a lot by R&W programmes as sire of sons in the next months.... Read more

Type

Champion title for De Wijde Blik Hendrika 86 VG-88!

Recently you could read an article on our website about De Wijde Blik Hendrika 86 classified with VG-88 (VG-88 MS). Last weekend, the Lone-Oak-Acres AltaRoble daughter of De Wijde Blik made another big impression, after she participated in the Videokeuring Ommen 2021.... 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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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

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Batouwe Junior Holsteins titled as Best Showman

During the Jongveedag Hoornaar, in addition to the Holstein and Red Holstein show, a showmanship competition was also organized. The participants were divided into three age categories: up to 6 years, 7 to 12 years and 13 to 17 years. From each category a champion, reserve champion and honorable mention was named!... Read more

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Success for Huntje- and Holbra Holsteins at 'Fokveedag Bathmen-Laren'

Now that the dairy shows have started again - in many cases after a standstill for almost two years - breeders and show lovers can fully enjoy the summer and autumn shows again! This is also the case in Laren GLD, where the Fokveedag Bathmen-Laren took place last Saturday. GenHotel members Huntje- and Holbra Holsteins showed their best cows... Read more

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Batouwe Holsteins impresses at 'Jongveedag Hoornaar'

Batouwe Holsteins successfully participated with three Red Holsteins at the Dutch local show 'Jongveedag Hoornaar 2021'. The Bakker family takes their passionate red-and-white breeding to a higher level, this is also evident from the fact that they ended this show with three champions and two reserve champions titles!... Read more

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Glorious Willem's Hoeve Rita family

Willem's Hoeve Holsteins achieved 'double' success during the virtual Midden-Betuwe show. The De Jong family participated with two descendants of Willem's Hoeve Rita 233A EX-92 (s. Lord Lily), both fantastic cows won prizes.... Read more