The International Red Dairy Breed Federation (IRDBF) conference 2016 was held in Hamar, Norway June 14-16. Red breeds have a bright future including being a key breed in successful crossbreeding schemes.
Why IRDBF continues to meet
IRDBF was founded in 1989 as the IRCC (International Red […]
Here’s how some commercial producers in the U.S. describe their ideal cow – – quite a contrast to the yesteryear ideal of a long, tall, deep, wide, dairy-quality female:
“I need feed efficiency from birth through lactation, smaller stature, good udders, health traits, excellent fertility, and good milk production with high milk solids.”1 “(Profitable cows) […]
Likely (Hoard’s Dairyman) and unlikely (The Wall Street Journal, Mother Jones and the MIT Technology Review) sources made the topic of polled (hornless) dairy cattle a hot topic recently. A good starting point in discussing polled is this…
Polled is a dominant trait (genetically controlled much like coat […]
Dairy producers from across the globe come to Tulare, California in February to scout for the best solutions to challenges they are experiencing. It’s clear that commercial dairymen using Norwegian Red are getting the word out – – this breed boosts fertility, health and, most importantly, profitability.
Here are some comments from dairy producers who […]
ABS Global is the exclusive distributor of Norwegian Red genetics in the U.S. and Canada. So… ABS Global and Geno Global team are sharing booth 6500-6501 at the World Ag Expo, Tulare California – – Tuesday, Feb. 9 through Thursday, Feb. 11.
Booth 6500 is in the Farm Credit Dairy Center near […]
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 […]
- Genomic sires dominate the updated Norwegian Red genetic evaluations April 6, 2017
- Norwegian Red genetics continue to grow market share March 13, 2017
- Lars Bredahl appointed Chief Operating Officer, International at Geno March 7, 2017
- Delegation from China visit Norway December 14, 2016
- Top sires from updated Norwegian Red genetic evaluations raise expectations to new heights October 28, 2016
- Geno and ABS Global launch new cross breeding solution for dairy producers October 18, 2016