Episode 03 (Season 02) - Polled Genetics - Goodbye to Dehorning Dairy Cows?


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Polled genetics in cattle production is on the rise. Consumers, retailers and other parties are asking for better animal welfare. They're questioning the ethics surrounding the dehorning of beef and dairy cattle.

But what is polledness in a cow or a bull? How can you use polled genetics in your breeding strategy — and be on the forefront of the future demands in the dairy industry?

In this episode, a Senior Breeding Manager will share his extensive knowledge on polledness and dehorning. The focus is to get you equipped to make the best decisions with polled genetics.

Jakob Lykke Voergaard, Senior Breeding Manager for VikingRed at VikingGenetics

Hielke Wiersma

16 episodes