News

December 4, 2018
New Haplotype

Holstein Association USA: A new Haplotype Impacting Fertility (HH6) was discovered by French researchers, and first reported on at the 2018 International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR) meeting. HH6 results will be delivered by the Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB) with the other haplotypes starting in December 2018, and results will be available for all genomic tested animals at that time. Holstein breeders may find the status of their animals using the Family Tree Search on the HAUSA web site, or Enlight® users may also find the information there. READ MORE

December 4, 2018
CDCB: Progress Requires Change

A great step of progress in dairy cattle improvement was taken with the December 2018 genomic evaluations, which utilize the more robust 80k SNP and the new-and-improved genome assembly. With progress, change can be expected, and production traits and Net Merit for some bulls may be noticeably affected in the December evaluations.
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December 4, 2018
December 2018 Genetic Evaluations

Holstein Plaza will be bringing you the latest information following today's proof release. The Top Genomics lists and Donors will all be updated... utilize Holstein Plaza as your source for the latest genetic information!

Click to enlarge - Cherry Crest Manoman Roz EX-91
December 3, 2018
35 new GMD and 5 new DOM for Siemers

Congratulations to the team at Siemers Holsteins! Holstein Association USA announced it's 2018 dams receiving GMD and DOM status, one of the highest honors awarded in the breed. The breeding program of Siemers Holsteins had 35 new Gold Medal Dams and five new Dam of Merits, a tremendous accomplishment. Several backed by the Cherry Crest Manoman Roz family. LEARN MORE about the donors of Siemers Holsteins.

Click to enlarge - Jacobs Lauthority Loana EX-96-3E-CAN
November 29, 2018
Donors added for MD-West-View Genetics

Exciting new donors have been added to the lineup for MD-West-View Genetics, Boonsboro, Md. including a beautiful Solomon daughter direct from World Dairy Expo Champion, Lauthority Loana. Check out Jacobs Solomon Loan and herdmate Jacobs Capital Gain Brise.

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November 26, 2018
CYBER MONDAY ... Free Shipping

Holstein Plaza is excited to announce a special FREE SHIPPING promotion valid thru Monday, December 3, 2018. Embryos MUST BE shipped within the U.S. and valid on any orders of 10 (or more) embryos OR a total value of $6000. SHOP NOW

Click to enlarge - Underground Bccas Blair-Red EX-90 at 2-09
November 23, 2018
Tremendous Classification at Oakfield Corners

A tremendous classification at Oakfield Corners Dairy earlier this week included a total of 176 scored, 15 Excellents (8 new Excellents), 37 Very Good (1 new first lactation VG-89), 87 Good Plus (15 with VG-MS). Highlighted by Vale-O-Sken Gold Karmilla going Excellent-94 (max) and the winning Senior 3-Year-Old at the Northeast Fall National Show 2018. Underground Bccas Blair-Red went Excellent-90 at 2-09 an exciting young cow that will show as a Senior 3-Year-Old next year! Congratulations to the team at Oakfield Corners!

Click to enlarge - Ms DG Delta Bridgett RC, No. 1 GTPI RC Cow
November 23, 2018
BID LAST ... Auction Closes Today!

Online Embryo Auction closes TODAY! Make sure to take a look at the exciting offerings and place your bids. There are Helix Doctor (+2842G) embryos selling out of a +2854G Fortune daughter from the Ransom Marquisse, IVF Sexed Crushabulls from the VG-86-2YR Archrival daughter of Supreme Champion Katrysha, EARLY IVF GLITZ from the No. 1 GTPI RC Cow in the Breed, Delta Bridgett and many more offerings. VIEW AUCTION

Click to enlarge - Greenlea A Care-Red EX-94
November 22, 2018
RED All-American Opportunity

JACOT has made some pretty show calves... Selling are three #1 grade JACOT-RED embryos out of a VG-88-2YR EX-MS Defiant daughter directly from the Reserve Grand Champion at the Royal Winter Fair 2017, Supreme Champion at the Le Supreme Laiter 2017 AND Grand Champion of the R&W Quebec Spring Show 2018... GREENLEA A CARE-RED EX-94-4YR-CAN!  VIEW LOT

Click to enlarge - Lovhill Goldwyn Katrysha EX-96
November 20, 2018
CRUSHABULL from the KATRYSHAS

Supreme Champion Genetics... Selling in the Online Embryo Auction are early IVF Sexed Crushabull (PTAT+4.19) embryos from the VG-86-2YR Archrival daughter of Supreme Champion KATRYSHA! Tremendous mating from a family that knows how to transmit and is a living legend in the show ring. VIEW LOT