Coopex Montbeliarde is based in France, Viking Genetics in Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Both breeding coops use all the latest techniques such as genomic selection and production of sexed semen, with the emphasis of selecting for economic traits.
Sara Wilkert Petersson, General Manager, Viking Genetics Internatiol
"Coopex Montbeliarde is the world most developed selection program for Montbeliarde breed, the fastest growing dairy breed in Europe, gaining popularity for its high protein production, fertility and robustness. Coopex Montbeliarde and its breeding program Umotest gather more than 15.000 Montbeliarde breeders, devoted to genetics improvement through the use of elite Montbeliarde sires, with the aim of adapting both pasture and intensive dairy systems."
Tristan Gaiffe, CEO, Coopex Montbeliarde