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Emiel Willems, stock manager at the Abbink dairy farm in Vriezenveen.

Easy milking thanks to balanced conformation

‘Breeding with an emphasis on conformation is still an important factor’, according to Emiel Willems, stock manager at the Abbink dairy farm in Vriezenveen. ‘Cows with balanced conformation perform better across the board and have a longer productive life’, he explains. Classification, SireMatch and HerdOptimizer are tools that help farmers... read more ›

Harfsen – a 5-star hotel for bulls

category press release
CRV’s facility for bulls in Harfsen has been extensively renovated. As Leo Schooltink, team leader of the bull facilities in Harfsen and Ambt Delden, explains ‘We have constructed a 5-star hotel for our bulls, and at the same time created a pleasant work environment for the team responsible for the... read more ›

De Rith Nora 265 produces 200,000 kg of milk

category Efficiency
De Rith Nora 265 smashed the barrier of 200,000 kg of milk today. The Addison daughter, who is owned by Adrion and Lisette van Beek from Breda, is the fourth cow in the Netherlands to achieve this amazing milestone. Nora is much cleverer than her herd mates Nora will be... read more ›

Sire in the spotlight: Delta Lunar

category Genetics
The passion for breeding of breeding specialist Eric Lievens is perfectly expressed in these enthusiastic bull presentations about CRV bulls. Meetings aren’t possible for the time being, but we don’t want to deny you his sire stories. That is why we put a ‘sire in the spotlight’ every week for... read more ›

Farm in Nová Ves provides the best Fleckvieh bull

category Article, Fleckvieh
The farm in Nová Ves in the Czech Republic is known for its high-quality genetic potential. In 2017, the farm also caught the attention of German and Austrian AI companies, because a bull with the highest Total Merit Index (TMI) of that time (7/2017: 150 TMI) was born there: Rolls... read more ›