Jan de Groot


category Other
After a career as a feed advisor, Jan de Groot became an independent farmer four years ago. ‘Running a farm brings a host of new challenges’, he says. ‘But one thing I don’t have to worry about is breeding. Using SireMatch guarantees success.’ In his role as a feed... read more ›
feed intake measurement


category Efficiency
CRV introduced the feed efficiency breeding value in December. Willem Alders has been conducting feed trials for CRV for several years. He sees huge differences, also between similar cows. In August 2017, the dairy farm run by the Alders family became the first CRV test site to measure the feed... read more ›

All-round CRV bulls are the way to healthy and efficient cows

category Fleckvieh, Index run
CRV bulls are the way to a healthy and more efficiency herd. Persistency, increasing production and good fertility and udder health are important building blocks for health for CRV Fleckvieh. An efficient herd produces more milk from the same amount of feed, has a long productive life and good beef... read more ›

Component-rich CRV bulls are the way to healthy and efficient cows

CRV bulls are the way to a healthy and more efficient herd. Higher components in milk convert into more cash and are an important building block of higher efficiency. Along with this edition of the index run, CRV is also introducing its unique breeding value for feed efficiency. Cows with... read more ›
Logo CRV

CRV looks proudly ahead with its renewed logo

category press release
For over 100 years, CRV has cooperated with farmers all over the world to improve their herds. This rich tradition forms the foundation of CRV.  Throughout these years, data has been collected from millions of cows. This data provides a reliable basis for the development of genetics and information products... read more ›