Opdateret d. 29.11.2011

Latvian


Information for Latvia

Facts & Figures:

Number of Milk recorded cows

122,000

Percentage of all cows

67%

Average size of herds

20

No. of herds

6,254

No of 1. inseminations

88,097

Percent inseminated animals

86%

Percent with test bull inseminations

25%

No of tested bulls pr year

9-10

Size of daughter groups

60-80

Breeding value estimation model

Test day, multi lactation, random regression -BLUP

Breed Average fore production 2007/2008:

6003-4,29-256,6-3,31-198,3

Highest producing cow 2009/2010:

Durbe LV038360112325

3-14616-3,73-545,6-2,93

Sire: Sovering Red US2280017

Owner: SIA Vidzemes Putniņi Rigas district

Highest producing herd 2009/20010:

Cow Number 102

7927-4,77-378,1-3,31-262,4

z/s Viesuli, Cesu distict

 

Breeding Programme:

·         Hight productivity- healthy, durability cow. Breeding goal based on Total merit index

·         Cows breeding value evaluation. Highest breeding value cows selection for herd improve, Individual mating program, based on pedigree, productivity,  and functional trite. Use best red breed sires

 

Contact:

www.ciltsdarbs.lv/

Animal Breeders Association of Latvia

President Nils Feodorovs

Secretary – Breed manager Maris Lidaks

St 2  Republikas laikums , Riga, Latvia

Phone and fax + 371 6729 8723

Email: marislidaks@inbox.lv

 

jvo@vikinggenetics.com