Impressive Potential

  • More than 1,700,000 registered Holstein and more than 150,000 registered Red Holstein cows
  • More than 750,000 registered Fleckvieh and more than 130,000 registered Brown Swiss cows
  • Largest Holstein breeding population worldwide
  • Largest Red Holstein breeding population worldwide
  • Largest Fleckvieh breeding population worldwide
  • Largest Brown Swiss breeding population worldwide
  • Proven cow families having deep pedigrees
  • Lots of different bloodlines
  • One of the oldest Holstein herd books in the world (1878) including overall data of more than 7,000,000 cattle
  • National and international breeding programs
  • versatile reference samples in the world
  • Worldwide accepted estimation formula for the calculation of genomic breeding values with successful practice validation