NewVikings November 2019 - VikingJersey

With the November proof run we reveal new and interesting bulls available in our lineup! See the VikingJersey bulls below. 

*Please note that the bulls are subject to availability, contact your local distributor to find out more.

 VJ Kantona

gNTM +26
(VJ Klov x VJ Hilario x DJ Hulk)

Are you looking for a bull improving both production, health and confirmation, then please have a look at the VikingJersey genomic breed leader, VJ Kantona. VJ Kantona breeds high production, high percentages (112 Protein %), high Hoof Health (112) and Longevity (109) and he is one of the breed leaders for Udder health (123). VJ Kantona also improves confirmation traits: Tall daughter with good chest width (112) and strong parallel legs (112). Udders are shallow (118) and very well attached (115 fore udder, and 110 rear udder width). 

VJ Kantona is our best son of VJ Klov (VJ Hjort) and he will be outcross to all American pedigrees. VJ Kantona is used heavily as sire of sons. 

The dam, “Snedsted Hilario Sara”, VG86, has just ended her second lactation with an average of 6,800 kg milk with 6.38% fat and 4.46% protein.

The breeder is Ole Saarup, Snedsted, Denmark

Kappa Casein: BB, Beta Casein: A2A2, JH1 Free, aAa 561

VJ Steno

gNTM +20
(VJ Samson x VJ Hazard x VJ Lure)

Focusing on production, fertility and strong functional type, then you definitely have to look at VJ Steno. VJ Steno is among the VikingJersey breed leaders for production of solids. Breeding value for kg of protein is 116 and for fat is 117. Even VJ Steno breeds high production, fertility is 105.

VJ Steno breeds tall daughters (115) with good chest width (112). Legs are very parallel (110) and with good steep foot angle (109). VJ Steno also breeds shallow (109) well attached fore- (108) and wide rear udders (109). 

VJ Steno is the first son of “Tudvad Hazard Henna”. She is now in the middle of second lactation, milking 9,100 kg milk with 5.97% fat and 4.22% protein. Both MGD and MGGD are known for high production and percentages (more than 8,000 kg milk with 6.19% fat/4.16% protein and 6.57% fat/4.33% protein).

VJ Steno is our second and last VJ Samson son. VJ Samson (+19) is a VJ Hove son out of an Irwin daughter.  

The breeder is Steen Henneberg Sørensen, Tudvad, Denmark. 

Kappa Casein: BB, Beta Casein: A2/A2, JH1 Free, aAa 561

VJ Leaks P

gNTM +15
(Listowel P x VJ Husky x DJ Lix)

Focusing on polled genetics and outcross in your herd, you should take a closer look at VJ Leaks P.

VJ Leaks P is among the VikingJersey breed leaders for protein production (123). He also breeds high volume of milk (120) and of fat (111). VJ Leaks P combines the high production with good udder health (108) and longevity (108). 

VJ Leaks P daughters are expected to be higher than average with a nice dairyness and excellent type.  

VJ Leaks P is the first Listowel P (NTM +10) son in the VikingJersey lineup. VJ Leaks P is also the highest ranked polled Jersey bull currently, with NTM +15. 
The dam of VJ Leaks P is four years old “Risholm Husky Lene”. She has just finalized her second lactation with a yearly average of 8,900 kg milk with 5.89% fat and 4.34% protein. MGD is even higher in fat- & protein percentages: 6.56% and 4.62%.

The breeder of VJ Leaks P is Henning & Jørgen Ambrosen, Risholm Jerseys, Bornholm, Denmark.

Beta Casein: A2/A2    Cappa Casein: BB                JH1: Free        Triple aAa: 651

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