NEWS

Feed conversion gains prominent position in breeding programme

category Article, Efficiency
Breeding that targets feed conversion offers a host of opportunities. This is evidenced by the first data gathered in practical situations on the feed intake of cows relative to their milk production. Differences of up to €1.50 in income over feed costs per cow per day were found between daughter groups of bulls. Breeding technician specialist Pieter... read more ›

CRV Fleckvieh bulls show excellent efficiency

Traditionally, the December index turn shows few surprises. Genetic progress remains area of focus and consistent breeding yields results. Fleckvieh bulls demonstrate progress in breeding for health and efficiency and therefore great longevity. CRV has an interesting offer of proven and new Fleckvieh bulls. With a healthy and efficient herd,... read more ›

CRV bulls – leaders in longevity

As usual, the index run for December does not have many surprises. Genetic progress remains the spearhead and a consistent breeding strategy delivers results. This applies to ‘rich milk’, but equally to health and efficiency and consequently longevity. After this index run, CRV will continue offering its members and customers... read more ›

DELTA DONORS SMASH 100,000 KG MILK BARRIER

category Article, Genetics
Genomic tests help us discover a lot of information about the genetic merit of cattle at a young age. The current batch of bull dams and the other Delta donors at the Dairy Breeding Center do not have any recorded performances yet, but will prove their worth when they are... read more ›

New opportunities for Fleckvieh in August run

The August index run shows CRV’s progress in breeding efficient cows with great longevity. Wobbler was the most widely used Fleckvieh bull in Germany last year. Mesias, Rolls and Mocca Pp are newcomer bulls for Fleckvieh breeders who want to increase herd health combined with higher production. Wobbler (Watnox x... read more ›