Our muskox

HELGA

Helga comes from Ryøya outside of Tromsø in the north of Norway. She was born in the spring of 2008 and came to the muskox centre the 14th of July 2009. Helga gave birth to her first calf Myse the first of June, her second calf Idun the fifth och june 2011 and her third calf, a female, was born the 14th of May in 2014 whose father was Kompis.

HÄRJE

Härje also comes from Ryøya outside of Tromsø in the far north of Norway. He was born in the spring of 2008 and was bottle-raised at Tromsø University. Härje came to us at the Muskox centre the 14th of June in 2009 and our sponsor Fyrfasen Energi named him Härje after Härjeåns kraft AB. He later became the father of his first born calf Myse (mother Helga) on the first of June in 2010, his second born calf Idun (mother Helga) on the fifth of June 2011, and a third calf, female (mother Neassa), on the fifth of may 2015.

NEASSA

Neassa was born on the 8th of August 2010 at Ryøya outside of Tromsø in the north of Norway, where she was bottle-raised due to her late birth. She came to us the 10th of Mars 2011. Neassa is the old sami name for Tännäs, a name proposed by Margit Göransson who entered the name into a naming contest in the local newspaper Tidningen Härjedalen. Neassa gave birth to her first calf Lykke (father Ullrik) the 10th  of May 2013, her second one, male (father Härje), the 14th of may 2014 , and her third calf, a female (father Kompis), on the 5th of May 2015.

KOMPIS

Like the others, Kompis was born the spring of 2009 at Ryøya outside of Tromsø in the north of Norway. He came to the Muskox centre the 25th of May 2010. Kompis became father  of his first calf Lykke (mother Neassa) the 10th of May in 2013. his second one (mother Helga) the 14th of May in 2014, and his third one, a female (mother Neassa), the fifth of May 20015. The name Kompis means ”friend” or ”pal” in swedish.