The commercial dairy industry is not looking for tall cows and the Norwegian Red can help with that. Crossbreeding to Norwegian Red bulls can moderate stature, increase fertility and health plus achieve competitive component production.
In 2014 25,000 first lactation Norwegian Red cows at 27-30 months of age were measured and averaged 53.3 inches (135.4 […]
In Norway the total number of veterinary treatments of 1.3 per cow per year […]
Two grass-based herds in Ireland have been increasing their use of Norwegian Red genetics for over 10 years – – now have 75% and 66% Norwegian Red crossbred cows – – and are very pleased with 2014-2015 results.
Tom and Michael Dunne – milking 316 cows Brothers Tom and Michael Dunne in Downing, Kilworth, County […]
Geno’s updates to the Total Merit Index (TMI) for the Norwegian Red will be reflected in the breed’s June genetic evaluations. “Our revised TMI, maintains its emphasis on health and fertility – a trend that has been established in the Norwegian Red breed for the past 30 years,” says Trygve Solberg, head geneticist at […]
By meeting the demand of the world’s dairy farmers for healthier, more fertile, more profitable cows, the Norwegian Red is now the number 1 choice of Red breeds for dairy farmers worldwide.
The Norwegian Farmer’s Newspaper “Bondebladet” reports that in 2014, 17.2% more Norwegian Red semen was sold internationally than Viking Red semen in 2014. […]
Over half of the Norwegian Red calves born in Norway are born polled, which puts the Norwegian Red breed at #1-in-the-world for carrying the gene […]
It’s a great time to make side-by-side comparisons of Norwegian Red bulls – – right after the new February proofs in Norway. You may be considering one of the top sires for the Norwegian Red Total Merit Index (TMI) – – […]