Wisconsin Registered Holstein® Cow Sets New National Single-Lactation Milk Production Record

Wisconsin Registered Holstein® Cow Sets New National Single-Lactation Milk Production Record   BRATTLEBORO, Vt., October 18, 2017- Selz-Pralle Aftershock 3918 is the new national milk production record holder for the Holstein breed. This Holstein cow has set a new 365-day milk production record of 78,170 pounds of milk, with 3,094 pounds of fat and 2,393 pounds of protein. This record breaks the previous 365-day record of 77,480 pounds of milk, set by Ever-Green-View My Gold-ET, owned by the Kestell family of Waldo, Wis. For comparison, the actual production average for

Set Sail for World Dairy Expo®

Set Sail for World Dairy Expo®   MADISON, WIS. – With just two weeks to go before ‘Discovering New Dairy Worlds’ at World Dairy Expo 2017, now is the time for attendees to finalize plans. WDE offers many tools to help dairy enthusiasts make the most of their time at the must-attend event of the global dairy industry. Expo’s award-winning Trade Show – featuring more than 850 companies – is best navigated with a plan. Interactive maps, available at worlddairyexpo.com, allow attendees to explore the show before and during their

Wellness Trait Field Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of Clarifide® Plus

Wellness Trait Field Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of Clarifide® Plus Peer-reviewed, multiherd study validates the effectiveness of wellness traits to predict disease incidence in dairy cattle   PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 11, 2017 — Dairy producers can confidently use Clarifide® Plus to better manage disease and improve herd profitability. First-year results from the Wellness Trait Field Study conducted by Zoetis and published online in the Journal of Dairy Science (published in press Aug. 30, 2017), demonstrate an association between direct genomic predictions for wellness traits from Clarifide Plus and associated disease outcomes. Accurately predicting

Welcome to the CDCB Connection!

Welcome to the CDCB Connection! View this email in your browser CDCB Connection                                    September 2017 Discover New Dairy Genetics at World Dairy Expo Dairy producers and industry can “discover new dairy genetics” during World Dairy Expo, where the CDCB will introduce six new genetic evaluations for health traits. The meeting will be headlined by a producer panel on dairy health data and genetic evaluations. Recent research findings – including those foundational to the

Bodnar Holsteins Complete Dispersal

September 8, 2017 | Bodnar Holsteins Complete Dispersal | Turin, NY Bodnar Holsteins Complete Dispersal | Turin, NY | Owner: Louis Bodnar | 4407 East Rd., Turin, NY 13473 | 11:00am | 150 Registered Holsteins      RHA:  21,896M 3.6%F 3.1%P.  BAA 106.3% – 4EX & 37VG young cows.  Click Here for the Catalog Click Here for Updates   Bodnar Holsteins Complete Dispersal

Global Dairy Youth Invited to Compete in Expo Contests

Global Dairy Youth Invited to Compete in Expo Contests   MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo® is searching for the best young fitters and showmen in the world to compete in the WDE Youth Fitting and Youth Showmanship Contests. All young dairy enthusiasts are welcome, as these competitions are open to anyone who meets the age requirements. Participants are not required to exhibit in one of the WDE breed shows to qualify; however, to be eligible, contestants must use an animal that will be shown or sold at Expo in

August 2017 Holstein Proofs for High Females by Trait

August 2017 Holstein Proofs for High Females by Trait These lists are from the top 10,000 female genomic list and if your female is not included it can be for a variety of reasons such as these: She was not tested in time to make the cut off for proofs or if she only has an initial genomic result vs a monthly. The list includes both scored and un-scored females. Please let me know if you have any questions call 215.518.0437 or email:[email protected] ©BlodgettCommunications, ©TPI® Holstein USA, ©CDCB   Top GTPI

2017 August Top 100 Holstein Bulls for Milk

2017 August Top 100 Holstein Bulls for Milk Breed Country Reg. Number Registration Name Primary NAAB Code PTA Milk PTA Milk Rank HO USA 70726929 UECKER SUPERSIRE JOSUPER-ET 29HO17553 3129 1 HO USA 71703339 BACON-HILL MONTROSS-ET 7HO12165 3074 2 HO USA 70372014 SULLY HARTFORD SWMN MYTH-ET 1HO10692 2837 3 HO 840 3008897582 S-S-I SNOWMAN MAYFLOWER-ET 7HO11621 2613 4 HO USA 70625807 DE-SU ALTAGILCREST-ET 11HO11272 2611 5 HO USA 72332709 MR EVERGREENVIEW ALTADAY-ET 11HO11470 2576 6 HO USA 70358061 SANDY-VALLEY SALOON-ET 200HO2792 2300 7 HO USA 72128215 MR MOGUL DENVER 1426-ET

2017 August Top 100 Protein Holstein Bulls

2017 August Top 100 Protein Holstein Bulls Breed Country Reg. Number Registration Name Primary NAAB Code PTA Protein Lbs. PTA Protein Lbs. Rank HO USA 70726929 UECKER SUPERSIRE JOSUPER-ET 29HO17553 91 1 HO USA 71703339 BACON-HILL MONTROSS-ET 7HO12165 91 2 HO 840 3008897582 S-S-I SNOWMAN MAYFLOWER-ET 7HO11621 81 3 HO USA 70358061 SANDY-VALLEY SALOON-ET 200HO2792 76 4 HO 840 3011001301 S-S-I SUPERSIRE BALLGAME-ET 7HO11986 72 5 HO USA 72128215 MR MOGUL DENVER 1426-ET 151HO690 71 6 HO USA 70372014 SULLY HARTFORD SWMN MYTH-ET 1HO10692 71 7 HO USA 70541620 CO-OP

2017 August Top 100 Net Merit Holstein Bulls

2017 August Top 100 Net Merit Holstein Bulls Breed Country Reg. Number Registration Name Primary NAAB Code Net Merit Net Merit Rank HO USA 72128216 MR MOGUL DELTA 1427-ET 203HO1468 951 1 HO USA 70726929 UECKER SUPERSIRE JOSUPER-ET 29HO17553 908 2 HO USA 69560690 CO-OP ROBUST CABRIOLET-ET 1HO10396 866 3 HO USA 72254526 WOODCREST MOGUL YODER-ET 7HO12266 866 4 HO USA 72128125 EDG RUBICON-ET 151HO681 864 5 HO USA 69981349 SEAGULL-BAY SUPERSIRE-ET 7HO11351 855 6 HO USA 71703339 BACON-HILL MONTROSS-ET 7HO12165 843 7 HO 840 3011001301 S-S-I SUPERSIRE BALLGAME-ET 7HO11986

2017 Holstein Proof Updates

2017 Holstein Proof Updates Top 100 TPI® International Bulls (August 2017) High Ranking Sire Report PDF file (August 2017) High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls (August 2017) High Ranking Genomic Females (August 2017) High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls (July 2017) High Ranking Genomic Females (July 2017) High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls (June 2017) High Ranking Genomic Females (June 2017) High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls (May 2017) High Ranking Genomic Females (May 2017) Top 100 TPI® Bulls (April 2017) High Ranking Sire Report (April 2017) Top 200 TPI® Genomic Young Bulls High

2017 Canadian Holstein Proof Information from CDN

2017 Canadian Holstein Proof Information from CDN Holstein Highlights  Bulls-Domestic Top LPI Top Pro$ Top EBV Milk Top EBV Fat Top EBV Protein Top EBV Conformation Foreign Bulls with a Canadian base proof Top MACE LPI Top MACE Pro$ Bulls-Genomic Young Sires Top GPA LPI Released in Canada Top GPA Pro$ Released in Canada Cows Top LPI Top Pro$ Top EBV Milk Top EBV Fat Top EBV Protein Top EBV Conformation Top Cow Candidates for Genotyping by LPI (under 42 months) Heifers Top Heifers by PA LPI – 9 months

Holstein Association Top 100 TPI International Bulls – August 2017

Holstein Association Top 100 TPI International Bulls – August 2017 Information from © Holstein USA Website http://www.holsteinusa.com/genetic_evaluations/bull_lists.html Reliability of at least 80% traditional OR 85% genomic for production and Reliability of at least 80% for type in one of the countries included in MACE evaluations Holstein Association Top 100 TPI International Bulls – August 2017 Reliability of at least 80% traditional OR 85% genomic for production and Top 100 TPI® International Bulls (August 2017) SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls 2017 Holstein Proofs

  High Ranking Genomic Young Bulls 2017 Holstein Proofs ©From Holstein USA Website http://www.holsteinusa.com/genetic_evaluations/bull_lists.html     Registration Number   Name   Requester   NAAB code   Birth Date   GFI   Pro   Fat   FE Yield % Rel.   SCS   PL   LIV   FI   PTAT   UDC   FLC   BWC Type % Rel.   DCE   DSB   GTPI HO840003142332722 PINE-TREE 9839 FRAZZ 935-ET Select 20170623 8.2 74 112 262 74 2.50 9.9 2.9 3.6 1.51 1.93 1.00 -0.80 73 5.2 4.6 3022 HO840003141559616 DE-SU 14222

Canadian Proof Holstein Highlights – August 2017 –

Canadian Proof Holstein Highlights – August 2017 – Impressive Invasion of Top 10 Lists for LPI and Pro$ Having three newly proven sires penetrate the Top 10 LPI list represents awesome news from this August release but five newcomers among the Top 10 Pro$ list is simply a colossal invasion! In addition, both lists now have a new leader as Gen-I-Beq Aikman*RDC (Snowman son out of KHW-I Aika Baxter) takes #1 LPI (#26 Pro$, tied #4 Fat) and Seagull-Bay Sargeant-ET (Freddie son out of Ammon-Peachey Shauna-ET by Planet) grabs #1

Holstein Association USA Board Meets in Washington

Holstein Association USA Board Meets in Washington BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 13, 2017 – The Holstein Association USA board of directors met June 27-28, 2017 in Bellevue, Washington. President Gordie Cook chaired the meeting held in conjunction with the 132nd Annual Meeting and Convention at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, just outside of Seattle. The board honored retiring President Gordie Cook of Massachusetts, and Directors Roy Buessing of Kansas and Mike Jones of Indiana. All were formally recognized during a board dinner on June 28th and at the Annual Meeting banquet on

Driver Receives Robert H. Rumler MBA Scholarship from Holstein Assoc. USA

Driver Receives Robert H. Rumler MBA Scholarship from Holstein Assoc. USA BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 17, 2017- Kelly Driver, Tully, New York, is the recipient of the 2017 Robert H. Rumler MBA Scholarship, administered by Holstein Association USA. The $3,000 scholarship is awarded annually to an individual pursuing their Master’s degree of Business Administration. Driver is working towards her degree at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. Driver has been involved in the dairy industry her entire life. In 2009, the New York Junior Holstein Association awarded Kelly as an

Holstein Foundation Releases Video Series for Showmanship Guidelines

Editors note: Being involved in this project shooting the video and photo creation was a pure pleasure. As a YDLI Alumni and long time Holstein USA member I was exited to help make this great idea come into being. I’d like to thank all the Holstein youth, Holstein USA staff, University of WI, WI Holstein, and parents that helped make this possible. I hope everyone enjoys them and learns about the right way to teach youth showmanship. Randy Blodgett Alumni Class 4 (2002-2003) Young Dairy Leaders Institute   Holstein Foundation Releases

Class Changes Coming for the 2018 National Holstein Shows

Class Changes Coming for the 2018 National Holstein Shows BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 21, 2017- The Holstein Association USA, Inc. board of directors made some progressive moves to update the list of uniform classes for 2018 Fall National Holstein Shows. The Fall Yearling class will be removed and an optional Summer Calf class will be added. The 2017 Fall National Holstein Show classes will remain unchanged. Fall Shows are defined as the Midwest Fall Show at Minnesota State Fair and those held afterwards, including the Northeast Fall Show in Springfield, Mass.,

Holstein Association USA Recognizes Thirteen as 2017 Herds of Excellence

Holstein Association USA Recognizes Thirteen as 2017 Herds of Excellence   BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 14, 2017- Holstein Association USA is pleased to award thirteen U.S. Registered Holstein® breeders as 2017 Herd of Excellence recipients. The Herd of Excellence designation was introduced in 2008 to honor dairymen who have bred and managed Holstein cattle that consistently perform at the highest levels. New for 2017, there are three herd size divisions. Divisions are based on the number of cows included in production averages for each herd. The categories are as follows: 10-99

Holstein Association USA Board Meets in Washington

Holstein Association USA Board Meets in Washington BRATTLEBORO, Vt., July 13, 2017 – The Holstein Association USA board of directors met June 27-28, 2017 in Bellevue, Washington. President Gordie Cook chaired the meeting held in conjunction with the 132nd Annual Meeting and Convention at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, just outside of Seattle. The board honored retiring President Gordie Cook of Massachusetts, and Directors Roy Buessing of Kansas and Mike Jones of Indiana. All were formally recognized during a board dinner on June 28th and at the Annual Meeting banquet on

Thursday at the National Holstein Convention Tour Day

Thursday at the National Holstein Convention Tour Day Thursday was Host Day at national convention. Members chose one of three tours across the greater Seattle area. Below are pictures from the farm tour. Other tours included the Seattle downtown tour and the whale watching tour. Farm tours started at Sildahl Farms, breeders of renowned bulls such as Sidahl BW Dutch Boy-ET, Sildahl Airraid, and Sidahl Jett Air-ET, as well as two All-Americans. The next stop was  Ronelee Farm where members of the Dabble family were on display, including sisters and