NEWS

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 ›

Vero Startrek highest new daughter proven bull

The August index run shows CRV bulls that make herds healthier and more efficient. The speed of genetic progress keeps accelerating and farmers are reaping the benefits. Nowadays, farm management has become even more key to profitable farming. Herd advisors give specific advice that helps choose sires that suit the... read more ›

Ovalert works as a sixth sense for dairy farmers

category Article, Ovalert
CRV’s Ovalert system registers cow behaviour and links this information to other data that is collected on dairy farms. This data gives farmers a valuable, new herd management tool. As well as indicating heat expression, the system also flags up any animals with possible health issues. This allows farmers to... read more ›

CRV welcomes many international visitors

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In May and June CRV has welcomed many international visitors from all over the world. Visitors from China to Brazil, and many countries in between, has got an impression of CRV’s Dairy Breeding Center and the Dutch dairy sector. Dairy Breeding Center Now the Dairy Breeding Center is in operation... read more ›

Breeding for improved health and efficiency works

Analysis of the performance of cows in the herd of producer Troels Bjørn located in Hobro, Denmark, shows that using breeding indexes for health and efficiency pays off. Leading cows on the Better Life Efficiency index, developed by CRV, produced over 1,500kg more milk compared to their herd mates. The... read more ›