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Holstein cows just got more efficient

Healthy, efficient and enjoyable. That’s VikingHolstein. A long-term solution that gives you resilient, high-producing cows for generations to come. Breed the cows of the future.

Healthy, efficient cows

What is a healthy cow worth to you? What if you didn't need to worry about reproduction, milk quality, bills and wasted time? What if your herd was simply thriving and yielding the biggest return?

VikingHolstein are resilient, medium-sized cows that are feed-efficient and produce high levels of milk and solids.

They are the kind of easy-going cow you love being around — and doesn't require too much of your attention.

VikingHolstein cows are...

  • Healthy
    Excellent health and reproduction
  • High producing
    High lifetime production of milk and solids
  • Resilient
    Great genetic diversity - long-lasting
  • Efficient
    Medium-sized cows, easy to manage

Breed for health and performance

In the Nordic countries, we have recorded the health and performance of VikingHolsteins for decades. Farmers, veterinarians, hoof trimmers, and other industry experts have been committed to registering the performance of each cow.

This effort has improved the following traits for VikingHolstein:

  • Fertility
  • Udder health
  • Milk solids production
  • Feed efficiency
  • And many more 

Today, over 900,000 cows are recorded annually in our Nordic data system, the most complete total merit index in the world. This index gives you 90 traits of economic importance to succeed in your dairy business.

Highest lifetime production per Holstein cow

At VikingGenetics, we turn big data into your accurate and reliable breeding programme.

With data and science-driven genetics, you get the lowest use of antibiotics and hormones and the highest lifetime production per cow.

We focus on animal welfare, food security, and reducing climate impact in our entire production chain.

Our partnerships with universities, research organisations, and experts across the globe give you the tools and technology you need to select the best bulls.

By choosing VikingHolstein, you continuously improve the genetic gain for each generation of your herd.

The results we track in herds around the world are rooted in the long-term relationshipswith our farmers. We also have a close link between research and implementation.

Imagine what VikingHolstein could do for your herd...your business...your life.

VikingHolstein - Healthy, efficient cows

VikingHolsteins are resilient, medium-sized cows that are feed-efficient....

....and produce high levels of milk and solids.

VikingHolstein

No. cows

596,000 (DNK, SWE, FIN)

Milk kg (305 days)

11,011

Fat kg

440

Fat %

4.00

Protein kg

373

Protein %

3.39

Fat + Protein kg

813

NAV January 2020

VikingHolstein

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