newvikings february 2020 - vikingholstein

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

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

gNTM +32 genomic
Review x VH Lemek x Browser

Does high production, good udder health and excellent hoof health sound appealing to you? If your answer is yes, our answer to you is VH Ranheim.

VH Ranheim has extremely high production index 129 with milk 103, protein 120 and fat impressive 128. He transmits strong, deep bodies and snuggly attached udders with good-sized teats. In addition, VH Ranheim has super hoof health 115, positive udder health 111 and longevity 119. 

The dam of VH Ranheim is a VH Lemek daughter. She has now calved twice and produces milk with very high solids, average fat-% 5.14 and protein-% 4.0. High components seem to run in the cow family as also her dam has average fat-% 4.60 and protein-% 3.74. 

VH Ranheim is bred by Vagn Kristensen, Stoholm, Denmark. X-Vik semen is available. 
 
Beta Casein: A2A2        Kappa Casein: BB
VH Lilling

gNTM +32 genomic
Levis x Balisto x VH Salomon

If you strive to lift the health level without compromising the production, choose VH Lilling as his profile combines all that and much more.

VH Lilling is positive in all health traits. Daughter fertility is 109, udder health 104, hoof health 109, general health 104 and youngstock survival 109. He also transmits high solids, fat-% 117 and protein-% 121. VH Lilling is an ideal robot bull. Milking speed is positive 107 and rear teats are slightly apart while front teats are nicely placed a bit closer. Teat length and thickness are optimal. 

Dam Pia is a Balisto daughter, who has now calved three times. She has a tremendous production potential. The average 305d from the first two lactations is 12,851 kg milk with fat-% 4.36 and protein-% 3.74, summing up in F+P 1040 kg. Pia has also been classified with nice results 87-88-88-VG88.

VH Lilling is coming from the herd of Lars and Annica Ejdertun, Hemse, Sweden. 
 
Beta Casein: A2A2        Kappa Casein: BB
VH Habakuk

gNTM +29 genomic
Hartley x Abel x Sargeant

Are you looking to enhance production, and fat in particular? Then VH Habakuk is a great choice.

VH Habakuk has a production index 125 with 128 for fat kg and 113 for protein kg. He transmits good feet and legs and nice udders with strong attachments. Future daughters will calve easily and have calm temperament. VH Habakuk also transmits good hoof health 107 and general health 103. All this leads to a positive longevity of 107. 

The dam Tirsvad Abel Nicosia has been flushed several times and she has produced also two other bulls for Viking; VH Markos P (s: VH Monty P) and VH Cenobi (s: Cameron). Nicosia has been classified after her first calving with very good result 87-85-90-VG88.   

VH Habakuk is bred by Søren Ernst Madsen, Brædstrup, Denmark. 
 
Beta Casein: A2A2        Kappa Casein: AB

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