Five questions about fertility for veterinarian Eline Willems

category Health
CRV has everything it takes to help farmers improve the fertility of their herds. In a series of short interviews, employees who deal with fertility on a daily basis explain what this means in practice. Nowadays Eline Willems. She trained as a veterinarian and provides fertility counselling for dairy farms in... read more ›

A unique tour in CRV’s innovative Semen Processing Center and International Logistics Center

category Article
The Semen Processing Center and the International Logistics Center in Deventer, the Netherlands play a crucial role in the production process of CRV. Every year, 4 million straws are filled, inspected, registered, frozen and dispatched to dairy and beef farmers worldwide. After processing all straws are stored here for a... read more ›

HerdOptimizer Go now available in 10 countries

category Breeding
Last year CRV introduced the breeding concept HerdOptimizer Go internationally. The tool gives farmers easy insight in the genetic potential of their herd by means of female genotyping. After a successful pilot period the concept is now used in 10 countries. CRV’s breeding concept HerdOptimizer GO grows rapidly The... read more ›

Breeding climate friendly cows

category Article
The opportunity to breed more climate friendly cows is one step closer for New Zealand dairy farmers after a Waikato trial finds a possible link between a bulls’ genetics and the amount of methane they produce. The pilot trial, by CRV and LIC with funding from the New Zealand... read more ›

Ten years of genomic selection: the start of a revolution

category Breeding, Genetics
Doubling genetic progress, halving the number of bulls used for breeding and a huge upscaling. The idea of genomic selection, which came to fruition 20 years ago in the brain of a brilliant scientist, has revolutionised breeding. Genomic selection totally revolutionised the world of breeding.’ Sander de Roos, Global... read more ›