MANHATTAN TRIUMPHS IN THE EAST

Our Red Holstein bull Gruthuus Manhattan passes on incredible production potential to his descendants and combines a significant increase in milk production with a big positive for (+0.20%) for protein. But protein is not his only talent! We are discovering more and more stunning daughters produced by Manhattan, as active herd members and…

305-DAY PRODUCTION, CLEAR OVERVIEW FOR BETTER INFORMATION

In response to many requests we have introduced a larger font to make the 305-day production lists easier to read.    All the current bulls are listed, but unfortunately a few golden oldies have been removed because the supply of their semen is finished. Hopefully the new format is easy to read, but still lists all the important names of…

K.I. SAMEN ATTENDING THE CANADA’S OUTDOOR FARM SHOW IN WOODSTOCK

The 10th, 11th and 12nd of September the Outdoor Farm show in Woodstock (Ontario) will take place. K.I. SAMEN CANADA will be attending this show and invites all customers and other interested people to visit our stand. Our booth is in the Livestock Pavilion, number LP35. The Outdoor Farm Show is the biggest agricultural Show of Canada.   It is…

K.I. SAMEN AT "SPACE" INTERNATIONAL TRADE EVENT IN RENNES

"SPACE”, the international exhibition for animal production, will be taking place from 10-13 September in Rennes, France. SPACE is one of the most important international trade fairs in the livestock production sector. Companies and organisations from all over the world active in livestock, animal feed, equipment for livestock housing, manure…

BIG MALKI DAUGHTER CONTINUES TO IMPRESS!

Following her incredible performance at the NRM, where Big Superstar 146 headed BIG MALKI's sublime progeny group, this third calf daughter of BIG MALKI has gone on to add another title to her already impressive collection. Big Superstar 146 was recently awarded the title of All-Round Champion at the Agri Fair in Wierden. After her victory,…

NEW INDEX RUN, THE EXPECTED AND THE UNEXPECTED!

Following Big Malki sublime performance at the NRM 2019, his NVI score has gained another three points! But in fact, Malki has gone above and beyond the NVI as a result of his uniformly unique and amazing progeny group that was paraded at the NRM. There is no ignoring his enduring status as a top bull! His half-brotherVVH Repairman has…

A GREAT BOOST FOR TEAM NL

On Friday 28 June at the NRM 2019, K.I. SAMEN presented Team NL with a cheque representing a value of € 2,130. K.I. SAMEN sponsored the Dutch team that competed at the All-European Championship 2019 in Libramont. Of each straw of Bossink Red Max that was sold, 1 euro was donated to Team NL. Gerbrand van Burgstaden and Henk Daaatselaar of Team…

NRM 2019 IN SUMMARY: AMAZING!

The 2019 edition of the NRM is behind us. And this edition proved once again what a unique place to be it is for dairy farmers. The absolute crème de la crème of the Dutch Holstein population battled it out for the individual titles in the show ring, while various progeny groups presented a more informative picture. K.I. SAMEN was one…

BIG MALKI AND VVH REPAIRMAN DAUGHTERS AT THE NRM 2019

K.I. SAMEN will be participating at the NRM show again on Friday 28 and Saturday 29 June. And we knew straight away that joining us again on our journey to Zwolle would be a group produced by the highly popular bull Big MALKI. This time, we will not be showing a group of heifers - like two years ago- but instead a group of cows on their second…

BETTER RESULTS WITH K.I SAMEN THROUGH PRACTICAL BREEDING

Although we always have to keep our eyes on the road ahead, it's not a bad thing to turn around and look back. Reflection can help put things into perspective and give you a better idea of how to interpret them.    Compared with April 2018, the survival rate has dropped by an average of four points. But at the same time, the breeding…