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Get an insight into the future of cattle breeding. Learn from experts in beef and dairy farming. Listen to The BreedCast — your podcast series on innovative breeding. Are you running out of time to read all the stories and tips on innovative cattle breeding? How about taking the latest news with you where ever you go — right in your ears? The BreedCast is a podcast series for dairy and beef producers around the world — produced by VikingGenetics. We invite experts to share their best tips on how to breed healthy, efficient, trouble-free cows. Get updated on:•Solutions that can help you breed for better fertility, healthier cows, a higher production and a greater quality of life•Technologies that can make your dairy or beef business more profitable•Future trends on the horizon in innovative cattle breeding. We like to keep the vibe of The BreedCast warm and informal — just like a skilled advisor visiting your farm. Do you have a topic in mind for a future BreedCast episode? We'd love to hear from you! Enjoy the BreedCast - innovative breeding in your ears.

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Get an insight into the future of cattle breeding. Learn from experts in beef and dairy farming. Listen to The BreedCast — your podcast series on innovative breeding. Are you running out of time to read all the stories and tips on innovative cattle breeding? How about taking the latest news with you where ever you go — right in your ears? The BreedCast is a podcast series for dairy and beef producers around the world — produced by VikingGenetics. We invite experts to share their best tips on how to breed healthy, efficient, trouble-free cows. Get updated on:•Solutions that can help you breed for better fertility, healthier cows, a higher production and a greater quality of life•Technologies that can make your dairy or beef business more profitable•Future trends on the horizon in innovative cattle breeding. We like to keep the vibe of The BreedCast warm and informal — just like a skilled advisor visiting your farm. Do you have a topic in mind for a future BreedCast episode? We'd love to hear from you! Enjoy the BreedCast - innovative breeding in your ears.

    Episode 05 - How to future-proof your Holstein herd

    Episode 05 - How to future-proof your Holstein herd

    Are you struggling with Holstein cows that are too big, too hard to get pregnant or too inefficient? Or you might be facing new demands and requirements that can be difficult to navigate?
    To help guide you to a future-proof Holstein herd, two experts will share their perspective. They will guide you through how you can meet what the consumers, retailers and governments are asking for — and run a profitable dairy business all at the same time.
    Guests:
    Claus Langdahl, Senior Breeding Manager for Holstein, VikingGenetics
    Matthew Stott, Country Manager UK and Ireland, VikingGenetics
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 27 min
    Episode 06 - Cut the biggest slice of Beef on Dairy

    Episode 06 - Cut the biggest slice of Beef on Dairy

    Estimates show that up to 60% of all dairy cows will be inseminated with beef semen by 2030. But how do you make the most of Beef on Dairy in your herd? How do you generate the highest profit and run the most sustainable business?
    Two experts on the subject will help you navigate the new Beef on Dairy world. They’ll guide you through how to get started and what beef breeds to consider.
     Guests:
    Reni Hvam Nielsen, Product Manager for VikingBeef, VikingGenetics
    Sébastien Clairand, Beef Manager, Evolution-XY
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 24 min
    Episode 04 - How do I breed healthy organic cows?

    Episode 04 - How do I breed healthy organic cows?

    Organic farming can be a lucrative business due to higher milk prices. But because sick organic cows are often more time consuming and costly to treat, you want your organic herd to be as healthy as possible. 
    In this episode, two breeding experts share their best tips on how you can breed healthy and profitable organic cows. They share insights from advising organic farmers around the world—and also present the latest trends and solutions in organic farming.
     
    Guests:
    Jakob Lykke Voergaard, Senior Breeding Manager for VikingRed, VikingGenetics
    Peter Larson, Senior Breeding Manager VikingJersey, VikingGenetics
     
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 28 min
    Episode 03 - Jersey cows - the cattle breed for the future?

    Episode 03 - Jersey cows - the cattle breed for the future?

    The number of Jersey cows are growing around the world. But why are modern dairy farmers switching to Jersey? And why should you consider this smaller breed for your farm?
    We've invited a leading Jersey expert to share from his 30+ years of experience of working with Jersey famers around the world. Peter Larson gives you his best tips on how to breed healthy and profitable Jersey cows. A setup that can be a solution to new climate regulations and sustainability goals.
     
    Guests:
    Peter Larson, Senior Breeding Manager VikingJersey, VikingGenetics, and Executive Secretary of the European Jersey Association.
     
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 25 min
    Episode 02 - Sexed semen - are you making the most of it?

    Episode 02 - Sexed semen - are you making the most of it?

    The use of sexed semen in dairy farming is growing exponentially around the world. You may be already using sexed semen in your herd. But are you making the most of it? 
    We've invited two breeding experts to share their best tips on how you can optimise your dairy business with sexed semen. They present the latest tools for a better breeding strategy—and predict an interesting future for the sexed semen technology.
     
    Guests:
    Claus Langdahl, Senior Breeding Manager VikingHolstein, VikingGenetics
    Peter Larson, Senior Breeding Manager VikingJersey, VikingGenetics
     
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 28 min
    Episode 01 - How to overcome poor fertility

    Episode 01 - How to overcome poor fertility

    More than 20% of all cow cullings are due to poor fertility and reproductional issues. How can you overcome this in your dairy herd? 
    Two breeding experts share their experiences from helping farmers with fertility issues around the world. They update you on the latest solutions for better fertility and reproduction—and give you a sneak peek into future genetic technologies in innovative cattle breeding.
     
    Guests:
    Peter Larson, Senior Breeding Manager VikingJersey, VikingGenetics
    Claus Langdahl, Senior Breeding Manager VikingHolstein, VikingGenetics
     
    Host:
    Louise Rønn Svane

    • 25 min

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