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New “Spitzenvererber” Menko

The bull Menko reached the Title “Spitzenvererber”in the last Milchrind issue based on the performance of his daughters.
Vekis DG Menko is a Missouri son out of DG Meridian Lizzy, then we find Vendairy Snowman Lidia 4 VG-88. He reached to an impressive +144 RZM with +119 RZE resulting in +143 RZG.
Also two other sons out of DG Meridian Lizzy made it as proven stars, Vekis DG Lockheed +2554 GTPI @ Semex and Vekis DG Lee with +2517 GTPI @ AI Total.
There are several branches of this family being developed by various breeders to ensure the continuation of this family.

Vekis DG Menko (Leopard)

Supershot Passed Away

Cogent is sad to inform that the iconic bull Supershot passed away.
De Volmer DG Supershot as his name orginally was, got global fame when he got his first genomic number in the spring of 2013.
He was the first European bull in a long time to catch the number 1 GTPI and 1 Net Merrit position in the world. Until today this performance is only repeated by his son DG Charley.
Supershot was bred by de Volmer and Diamond Genetics. The dam Rose was purchased in Germany, she originated from the Tirsvad Luke Classic family.  The daughters out performed the original breeding values in several countries. This lead to top places in the daughter proven rankings in several countries including the Netherlands.

New picture full sister OH DG RUBELS-RED!

The great transmitter OH DG Agriorio-Red, the full sister to the R&W sensation OH DG RUBELS-RED @ ABS, has recently been pictured. Agriorio is the former #8 GTPI R&W female in Europa and the former #2 GTPI Agro daughter in the WORLD! Today her index is still hot and interesting with +2600 GTPI and +1.47 PTAT. She is projected with >8.000kgM with 4.6% fat and 3.5% protein in 305 days. She is classified as a 2-Yr Old when she was really fresh and scored GP-84-NL 2yr. with VG-86 for her mammary system. Her dam OH DG Rubellia VG-86-NL 2yr. is the #1 yielding cow @ De Oosterhof Holsteins and a red carrier maternal sister by Rubicon to Alaska-Red @ AI-Total. Alaska is the former #2 NVI and #5 RZG sire in the breed. AI-Total lastest release is Rubels son RELAX-RED who tops at +2715 GTPI in combination with +1.91 PTAT going back on Rubicon daughter OH DG Rose VG-87-NL 2yr. The full sister to the dam of Agriorio and Rubels-Red: DG OH Donna is dam to the popular sires Doble *RC and Dalvator either available at AI-Total.

OH DG Agriorio-Red (PEDIGREE)
2.06 305d 8.132kgM 4.6% 370F 3.5% 281P
Agro *RC x OH DG Rubellia VG-86-NL 2yr. (s. Rubicon) x Aikman *RC x Rainyridge RZH Planet Elaine VG-88-NL 2yr.

  • The former #8 gTPI R&W female in Europe! (08/19)
  • The former #2 GTPI Argo dtr Worldwide / former #1 in Europe!!
  • +2600 gTPI with +1.47 PTAT! (12/20)
  • CD-FREE!!
  • Dam is sister to Alaska Red who is the former #2 gNVI and former #5 gRZG R&W bull!
  • Going back on Rainyridge Tony Beauty EX-CAN – Won Grand @ Madison as a 14 yr. old cow!
  • Same family as the All-Canadian & All-American: Rainyridge Talent Barbara EX-95-USA

Full brother to Agriorio: OH DG Rubels-Red // +2712 GTPI // Former #1 R&W GTPI sire in the breed!

  • +2712 GTPI // +1.89 PTAT // +1.51 UDC / +0.12% fat / +0.05% protein  / >800 milk
  • Canada: +3502 LPI / +9 Conf. DGV / +0.50% fat / +0.23% protein / >1300 milk

OH DG Rubellia *RC VG-86-NL 2yr. – dam to RUBELS-RED (+2712 GTPI) @ ABS
2.05 322d 10.104kgM 4.7% 475F 3.5% 354P

OH DG Alaska Debuts with daughters at the no.1 Position in Germany!

OH DG Alaska reaches to +150 RZG bringing him to the no. 1 daughter proven position in Germant for Red & White Bulls. He is sharing thie position with his sire Pat Red who also has 150RZG. DG OH Alaska Red has a very special overall type score of 130RZE. OH DG Alaska Red is the Pat Red son out of an Alaska daughter out of Planet Elaine and then backed by Shottle, Comestar Leader, Prelude going back to Rainyridge Tony Beauty! The same family as the other famous DG OH bull Rubels Red. This is also the same family as the other much sought after family for Red & White of Callbret Supersire Bar band her EX-91 Delta daughter DG TM Delta Bridget EX-92.

DG Breeding Programm delivers 14 bulls in Spanish top 100 GICO List

No less then then 14 bulls have entered in the top 100 daughter proven list of Spain. Highest in the ranking is DG Sniper at the 3rd place.
Other bulls like Vekis DG Popeye, DG Tiger Red, BB DG Midgnit. Next to these 14 DG bred bulls there at least 8 bulls delivered by DG as an embryo or as a life bulls. Bulls like Wetherton Brandon, Buiner MCkayn, Dukefarm Sillian and more. We like to congratulate all breeders and AI owners with this huge succes

Heerenbrink Butterfly continues the beautiful DKR Bulona’s!

Heerenbrink Atwood Butterfly bred by Diamond Genetics and Heerenbrink Holsteins and currently owned by Heerenbrink Holsteins of the Steegink family continues the Drakkar Bulona’s perfectly! Butterfly scored the maximum VG-89 VG-89-MS 2yr., won Jr. Champion RSN ’18 and 2yr. old Champion Pesse 2020. Butterfly is a direct daughter of Drakkar Bulona EX-92-NL EX-93-MS who won multiple shows, like Reserve Sr. Champion HHH Show ’18, Grand Champion Wintershow ’17 & 19 and shined with a 5th place at the European Show in Libramont ’19! Bulona was bred by Drakkar Holsteins from France and sold through the Vente Drakkar and continued her fantastic carreer as a show- & brood cow at Heerenbrink Holsteins.

Heerenbrink Atwood Butterfly VG-89-NL VG-89-MS (MAX) 2yr. 
(Atwood from Drakkar Bulona)
* One of the greatest young cows in Europe
* MAXIMUM scored 2yr. old
* Jr. Champion RSN ’18
* 2yr. Old Champion Pesse ’20

Dam: Drakkar Bulona EX-92-NL

Dam: Drakkar Bulona

Dam: Drakkar Bulona at the European Show Libramont!!!

Looking for partners!

Diamond Genetics is looking for partners to implant several embryos of high genetics. Diamond Genetics buys 15% of the calves born from these embryos in average back. Optional Diamond Genetics can take the bulls calves back for a fair price.

We are asking for:
Preferably official free herds of IBR, BVD, Lepto
Free herd of Neospora & Salmonella
Obove average of fertility results
At least 25 embryos which can be implanted every year.

We offer you:
A unique chance to get the most interesting genetics in your barn!!
Good compensation for all the calves that are bought back from these embryos.
A great possibility to get the WORLD’s most wanted cow families in your herd!!

For more info:
Diamond Genetics
Jentsje Bootsma
Tel: +31(0)6- 46 58 15 45

Delta Bridgett and her dtr DG Biene continues refreshment for R&W

If you would take the progress made in the recent years in the Black and White population because of bulls such as Superstition, Supersire and Delta it is behond imagniation. Not one breeding programm in the world does not want these bulls in their programm, every sire line up in the world is having some of these genes running trough multiple bulls in their line up, often some of the very best. Trough the excellent 91 scored Delta daughter these valuable genetics are now coming available for the Red & white population. Her daughter DG Biene is now continuing this line with maybe the most suprising black and white bulls from the last two index runs Burley. Als DG Biene is a Red carrier and trough her the valuable Burley genes will also come available fort h world wide Red & White population. She has valuable pregnancies incluing the breed leader Captain, this to also secure this top Black and White bull for future the Red & White genetics.

New side picture MS DG Delta Bridgett *RC EX-91-USA La2. (PEDIGREE)
Delta x Calbrett Supersire Barb *RC VG-86-USA 2yr. x Rainyridge Super Beth *RC VG-86-CAN 2yr. x Rainyridge Talent Barbara *RC EX-95-USA
2-09 346d 15.202kgM 4.5% 683F 3.2% 493P

>> Her Burley daughter DG Biene *RC (PEDIGREE) <<
#19 NET MERIT cow >2 years in Europe!! (08/20)

  • Different sire stack for R&W: Burley x Delta x Supersire
  • 4th dam is the All-American & All-Canadian cow: Rainyridge Talent Barbara EX-95-USA
  • Full sister to Bridgett: Blake her Modesty dtr topped the National Convention ’17 for $ 105.000
  • Going back on the oldest Madison Grand Champion in history: Tony Beauty @ 14 yrs old!!

4th dam DG Biene *RC: Rainyridge Talent Barbara *RC EX-95-USA 14*

Superstyle and Supershot a special pair of brothers.

In the spring of 2013 Supershot git his first number going claiming the world wide number 1 Net Merit position. Now in 2020 we can say Supershot met all expectation. With over 1600 milk a 2,76 SCS and Positive DPR he still beats many of he current stars in one of these fields. He is today’s Europe’s  most influential bull to have ever come to the Holstein scene.
Cogent did not only acquire Supershot but also his full brother Superstyle, now looking back a very wise decision. If we look at Superstyle his proof in the Netherlands he is leaves with 235 NVI  his brother Supershot (257 NVI) in front, but looking at the production side Superstyle certainly shows impressive number resulting in 367 INET. In Germany Supershot now had 146 GRZG and also three sons (Topshot, Windmill and Estetian) in the top 10 daughter proven list! The influence and legacy of Supershot will continue trough his so many sons and grand sons.


DKR Lexi boosts her score to EX-96 in Italy!!

The Italian National Champion DKR Lexi, owned by Al.Be.Ro, boosted her score to EX-96 in Italy. This makes her the third cow with this amazing score in Italy!! Earlier the highest classified cows only reached till EXCELLENT 93!! DKR Lexi furthermore won her class at the Italian National Show in 2019 and is bred by Drakkar Holsteins / Diamond Genetics France from France and sold in the Vente Drakkar Sale to her current owner Al.Be.Ro. Lexi is sired by Windbroek and goes over an Stol Joc (imported as an embryo) x Titanic back to Savage-Leigh Licorice EX-92-USA.

DKR Lexi EX-96-IT
Windbrook x DKR Linda EX-90-NL EX-92-MS (s. Stol Joc) x Savage Leigh Titanic Lexey EX-90-USA  x Savage-Leigh Licorice EX-92-USA

  • Grand Champion Italian National Show 2017
  • Classwinner Italian National Show 2019
  • 2nd European Open Holstein Show Verona 2016
  • 1st place SPACE 2014

DKR Lexi at the Italian National Show 2019

3rd dam: Savage-Leigh Licorice EX-92-USA GMD DOM
HM. All-American 5-Yr. Old 2006