Opdateret d. 13.7.2011

Norwegian Red


 

 

Facts & Figures:

Number of Milk recorded cows

230.000

Percentage of all cows

98

Average size of herds

21

No of herds

11.000

No of 1st inseminations

287.626

Percent inseminated animals

85%

Percent with test bull inseminations

40%

No of tested bulls per year

125

Size of daughter groups

250

Breeding value estimation model

Animal model

Breed Average fore production (2010)

Kg milk 7.125, prot 3,38%, fat 4,24%

Highest producing cow (2010)

Cow 890, kg milk 18.549, fat 3,58%, prot 3,60%. Sire of the cow: 5522 Svarstad.

Owner: Olstad/Hansen samdrift, N-3228 Sandefjord

Highest producing herd (2010)

Kg milk 11.811, fat 4,51%, prot 3,60%.

Owner: Øyvind Talberg, N-1746 Skjeberg

 

 

Breeding Programme:

 

Breeding goal:

ž   Total Merit Index with the following weights (%): Milk yield 28, mastitis 21, fertility of daughters 18, udder and tears 15, beef 6, legs 6, temperament 2, other diseases 2, stillbirths 0,5 and calving ease 0,5.

 

ž   Screening the whole population for high index females and bull calves

ž   Bull sire suggestions to high index cows is made by the breeding software

ž   Fenotype test of 300 calves

ž   125 young bulls

ž   400 waiting bulls

ž   250 daughters in progeny test

ž   Progeny test 4 x/year

 

Contact:

www.geno.no

Geno breeding and AI Company

President: Sverre Bjørnstad

Secretary – Breeding manager: Trygve Roger Solberg

 

Geno SA

Holsetgata 22

N-2317 Hamar

Norway

Phone: +47 950 20600

E-mail: post@geno.no

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