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5 Feb 2021

Proofleaders February 2021


 VH Nader

gNTM +40 genomic

Norland x VH Ramis x Fageno


Are you looking to attain higher life-time production and optimize daily profit per cow? Then VH Nader is a great choice for you.

VH Nader has impressive breeding values for Production with index 130. He shows progress in Milk (107) with high solids, Fat index 127 and Protein index 124. Also a strong Persistency at 109.

His ability to be value creator for you is clear when looking at his health and fertility indexes. He will give you easy calvings both maternal and as sire and excellent daughter fertility.

His natural health is supported by strong Udder health (108) and Hoof health (110).

VH Nader will give you:

  • High levels of milk and solids
  • Natural health and excellent daughter fertility
  • Value creation with high lifetime production

His dam, the VH Ramis daughter, has now been milking for 156 days with a production of 6,900 kg milk with 4.45 in fat% and 3.47 in protein%. Right now, she has more than 52 kg ECM per day.

She is classified VG87. The grand dam, the Fageno cow, is a chapter of her own. She is the first Danish heifer to enter the VikingEmbryo program where the VH Ramis daughter was conceived.

The granddam is from the herd of Kim Fagerlin in Tjele, Denmark and has now an average production of 13.900 kg milk with 4.72 in fat%, 3.49 in protein% and classified VG87. Her first calf was the top selling VH Don Red.

VH Nader is bred at the herd of Vagn Kristensen in Stoholm J, Denmark.

X-VIK sexed semen is available.

Beta Casein: A2A2     Kappa Casein: BB

VH Nader profile

VH Bernell

NTM +28 proven

Bube x VH Salomon x Mascol


Are you looking for a strong combination of high production and excellent health and fertility? Then VH Bernell is worth taking a closer look at.

VH Bernell is the farmers' choice and his outstanding daughter proofs underlines why.

Highly reliable, VH Bernell continues to impress with +28 in NTM—now based on more than 4,800 milking daughters in the Nordic countries out of which more than 2,100 classified.

He has an impressive overall profile breeding strong Production (117). Good Female fertility (106) Calving maternal (109), Hoof health (113) and functional conformation with medium-sized daughters.

The efficiency in production is also underlined by a high level in Saved feed (106).

VH Bernell provides:

  • Efficient cows with high production
  • Naturally healthy cows with good reproduction
  • Medium-sized daughters that are easy to manage

His dam has produced for more than four years with an average of 12,000 kg milk, 4.51 in fat% and 3.72 in Protein%. Her dam, a Mascol daughter, was equally high producing.

VH Bernell is bred at the herd of Martin Alstrup Kristensen in Tarm, Denmark.

Beta casein: A2/A2     Kappa casein: BB

VH Bernell profile

Claus Langdahl's introduction to the top bulls

Meet the best VikingHolstein bulls! Join our Breed Manager Claus Langdahl for a tour in the bull barn.

  • VH Brook NTM +25
  • VH Bernell NTM +28
  • VH Nader gNTM +40
  • VH Fillman gNTM +39


VR Fuzzy P

gNTM +35 genomic

VR Fanof P x VR Lazer x R Harvard


If you want to boost the fertility, udder confirmation and level of solids in the milk, VR Fuzzy P is a bull just for your herd.  

VR Fuzzy P has extremely high indexes for Fat % (134) and Protein % (148) together with good Fertility (113) and good Udder health (112).

On top of that, you will get daughters that:

  • Have a low use of feed
  • Have a good survival as heifers
  • Are long-lasting cows

VR Fuzzy P's daughters will be medium-sized with great feet and legs together with supreme Udders (120) with great fore udder attachment, udder dept, udder ligament and front teats placement. As a bonus, VR Fuzzy P is polled so half of his offspring will be born with horns.   

The sire VR Fanof P is still one of the best polled red genomic bulls in the world with NTM +25. VikingGenetics has acquired six bulls sired by him and they are all polled. One of them is homozygotic polled.

The cow family behind VR Fuzzy P is polled and characterized by high percentages in the milk, the dam with 4.27% fat and 5.35% protein and granddam with 4.16% fat and 5.06% protein.

The dam has been used for embryo flushing. She has given VikingGenetics breeding programme many great bulls: VR Azer, VR Vigil P, VR Facit P and VR Fuzzy P, as well as several heifers which have flushing contracts with the VikingEmbryo programme.

The breeder is Bent Skovgård, Denmark

Beta Casein: A2/A2    Kappa Casein: BB

VR Fuzzy P has X-Vik sexed semen available.

VR Fuzzy P profile

VR Froerup 

NTM +33 proven

VR Faber x R Fanfare x R Gazelle


Is your main breeding goal Production without compromising on the health level and fertility in your herd? Then VR Froerup will be the ideal choice for you.

You get a super combination of great Production (120), Udder health (114), General health (114) and Hoof health (114) and good Fertility (110).

On top of that, VR Froerup's daughters have:

  • A great persistency
  • Great milking speed
  • Good growth
  • Longevity

VR Froerup's daughters will have a big frame with good depth and chest width together with super fore udder attachment and udder depth. The easy calving’s make it possible to use VR Froerup on heifers. VR Froerup gives you daughters which are naturally healthy and trouble free.

The dam of VR Froerup is still going strong. Today she's at the end of her fifth lactation. In average over 5.40 years she's given 11,580 kg milk with 3.62% protein and 4,94% fat. In her third lactation she was classified 86-81-82-84.

The granddam got sick after her third calf and was milking just over two years. But the great granddam was in production for over six years so good longevity runs in the family.       

The breeder is Ole Nielsen, Denmark.

Beta Casein: A1/A1    Kappa Casein: AA

VR Froerup profile

Jakob Lykke Voergaard's bull barn tour

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VJ Jojo

gNTM +29 genomic

VJ Jocko x VJ Gislev x DJ Holmer


If profitability and health is a priority in your breeding program, our genomic proof leader VJ Jojo is an ideal choice for you.

VJ Jojo is the highest-ranking bull in the VikingJersey international line up with gNTM +29.

You can expect the daughters of VJ Jojo to produce high levels of butterfat and protein, to be fertile, healthy and long-lasting. VJ Jojo has breeding values higher than 105 for all these traits. He will be an excellent health improver.

Are you looking for wholesome udders as well? VJ Jojo daughters will have impressive well-attached shallow and well-attached udders both in front and at rear.

You will love to work with VJ Jojo daughters because of their nice workability traits.

With VJ Jojo, you get cows that are:

  • Healthy and fertile
  • Very profitable
  • Easy to work with—super udders (115) and workability traits

VJ Jojo is the son of VJ Jocko with world-famous VJ Gislev as maternal grandsire.

The dam is Kibsgaard Gislev Louise VG86 from Kibsgaard Jerseys in Denmark. She has an annual production in her first 1.1 year of 10,100 kg milk with 5.45% fat and 4.12% protein. VJ Jojo has a full brother called VJ Jake with NTM +26.

VJ Jojo will be a well-suited outcross bull in terms of profitability and sustainability to combine with all pedigrees except those with VJ Gislev involved.

Kappa Casein: BB,    Beta Casein: A2A2,     JH1 Free,     JNS Free,   aAa 561

VJ Jojo profile

VJ Gislev                                                                            

NTM +19 proven

VJ Hihl x VJ Lure x Q Zik                            


If daughter proven is essential to you, then have a look at the VikingJersey international daughter-proven proof leader, VJ Gislev.

VJ Gislev is in the absolute elite when it comes to production and kilos of solids (122 Protein and 118 Fat) based on 1,100 milking daughters. Udder health (107) and longevity (108) are also amongst the VJ Gislev trademarks.

The 650 classified daughters document that VJ Gislev breeds nice open-ribbed daughters a little higher than average, strong legs with steep foot angle and shallow udders (109). Udders have strong ligament and ideal teat placement—long-lasting udders you will love to work with. 

With VJ Gislev, you get cows with:

  • High production of milk solids
  • Good udder health and longevity
  • Shallow udders, easy to work with

VJ Gislev ranks #3 in USA among pure bred daughter proven bulls with 133 JPI and also ranks #1 for GM$ (December 2020). For Somatic Cells, VJ Gislev ranks #1 in USA and he is in top 10 for Heifer Conception Rate.

The dam of VJ Gislev, “Raastrup Lure Hanne”, is a high yielding VJ Lure daughter now in her 6th lactation. Average production in her five 305-day lactations is 9,435 kg milk with 6.26% fat and 4.54% protein. Both maternal GD and MGGD had average productions over 8,100 kg milk.

The breeder is Klaus Ole Jørgensen, Gislev, Denmark.

VJ Gislev is the sire of VJ Gutz (VJ Gislev x VJ Lutz), VJ Giant (VJ Gislev x VJ Lappe), VJ Garant (VJ Gislev x VJ Janko) and VJ Gates (VJ Gislev x VJ Hillum).

The four sons have been used enough in the Nordic Home market, and now grandsons of VJ Gislev have taken over: VJ Giga (VJ Giant x VJ Hjort), VJ Gong (VJ Giant x VJ Perez) and VJ Google (VJ Gates x VJ Lago).

Cappa Casein: BB              Beta Casein: A2A2            JH1 Free,             JNS Free,            aAa: 342



*Please note that the bulls are subject to availability, contact your distributor to find out more. 

VJ Gislev profile

Peter Larson's bull barn tour

Peter Larson, Breed Manager of VikingJersey and a global Jersey guru, will lead you to a visit to meet the best and the most interesting VikingJersey bulls at the moment. Join him on the tour!