June 23 2017
With 167 producing completed cow records, the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm earned the 2016 Commercial Herd Award from the American Guernsey Association (AGA). The herd averaged 22,138 pounds of milk
June 23 2017
With 167 producing completed cow records, the Hoard’s Dairyman Farm earned the 2016 Commercial Herd Award from the American Guernsey Association (AGA). The herd averaged 22,138 pounds of milk 4.7...
Oct. 12 2012
Four Guernseys in the Hoard's Dairyman Herd are Class Production Leaders The Hoard's Dairyman Farm in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, is home to a number of new class leaders in 2012. Dairyman Neon Zest, D-77,...
July 17 2012
With advancing technologies, how many (other than producers) have seen a working modern farm? The red barn, white fence and silo are not commonplace anymore. Thousands of guests, both rural and urban,...
July 16 2012
The 2011 Guernsey Component Queens were compiled from all 305-day DHI and DHIR lactation records received and made official by the American Guernsey Association. To be considered official for production...
May 24 2012
The Guernsey 2-year-olds at the Hoard's Dairyman Farm, managed by Jason Yurs, are looking better than ever and it was evident during their most recent classification on May 21, 2012. Of the 74 Guernseys...
Feb. 2 2012
Hoard's Dairyman Farm's Jerseys were just announced as ranking 5th nationally among Jersey herds with 150 to 299 cows for production. The Hoard's Dairyman Farm's 2011 AJCA Lactation Average is: 18,547M
June 14 2011
At the Hoard's Dairyman Farm . . . Making do with older facilities Two developments, both involving making use of older buildings, have made major, positive impacts on our farm in recent years. We were...
June 14 2011
At the Hoard's Dairyman Farm . . . Watching feed costs and honing strategy Like most of you, our feeding strategy has been to trim costs while keeping the cows milking well, healthy, and breeding back...
June 1 2011
We've fine-tuned how we feed and handle cows in our newer facilities and changed our old facilities to meet the needs of our growing herd. Our initial plan going back to 2006 was to build two free stalls...
Jan. 19 2011
Don't be barnyard blind Smart managers, they say, always surround themselves with people smarter than they are. That bit of advice makes a strong argument for putting a management team together for your...
May 11 2010
2008 National Guernsey Convention Tour Stop The reproductive demonstrations at the Hoard's Dairyman Farm drew big crowds during the afternoon. The farm was the final stop for the Guernsey enthusiasts on...