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Healthy, trouble-free and enjoyable. That’s VikingRed. A long-term solution that gives you fertile, long-lasting cows for generations to come. Breed the cows of the future.

Healthy, trouble-free cows

What is a healthy cow worth to you? What if you didn't need to worry about reproduction, milk quality, bills and wasted time? What if your herd was simply thriving and yielding the biggest return?

VikingReds are naturally healthy cows with the highest production of milk and solids for red cows. This makes them a popular breed for crossing.

They are the kind of easy-going cow you love being around — and doesn't require too much of your attention.

VikingRed cows are...

  • Naturally healthy
    Excellent health, fertility, and calving ease
  • High producing
    Highest production of milk and solids for red cows
  • Trouble-free
    Resilient, long-lasting cows
  • Popular for crossing
    Boosts the health, fertility, and efficiency in crossbreeds


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VikingRed - Healthy, trouble-free cows

VikingReds are naturally healthy cows with high production of milk and solids.... making them a popular breed for crossing.

Breed for health and performance

In the Nordic countries, we have recorded the health and performance of VikingRed for decades. Farmers, veterinarians, hoof trimmers, and other industry experts have been committed to registering the performance of each cow.

This effort has improved the following traits for VikingRed:

  • Fertility
  • Calving ease
  • Milk solids production
  • Longevity

Today, over 800,000 cows are recorded annually in our Nordic data system, the most complete total merit index in the world. This index gives you 90 traits of economic importance to succeed in your dairy business.

Red dairy cows on pasture

Highest lifetime production for red cows

At VikingGenetics, we turn big data into your accurate and reliable breeding programme.

With data and science-driven genetics, you get the lowest use of antibiotics and hormones and the highest lifetime production per cow.

We focus on animal welfare, food security, and reducing climate impact in our entire production chain.

Our partnerships with universities, research organisations, and experts across the globe give you the tools and technology you need to select the best bulls.

By choosing VikingRed, you continuously improve the genetic gain for each generation of your herd.

The results we track in herds around the world are rooted in the long-term relationships with our farmers. We also have a close link between research and implementation.

Imagine what VikingRed could do for your herd... your business... your life.


No. cows

158,000 (DNK, SWE, FIN)

Milk kg (305 days)


Fat kg


Fat %


Protein kg


Protein %


Fat + Protein kg


NAV January 2023

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