NEWS

News breeding value estimation April 2017

The national Dutch/Flemish breeding value estimation has been changed in the following ways: Starting April 2017, the calculation of production breeding values will include testdays from the first five lactations of an animal. Up until now, three lactations were used. Furthermore, the calculations will be based on information of the... read more ›

US CRV bulls determine solid economic base

The basis for results in the future is determined by the choice of bulls today. The CRV line-up of bulls is ready to improve economics by boosting the production efficiency and health of the herd. Holding the no. 1 position in Italy, the no. 9 position in Canada and with... read more ›

High ranking Fleckvieh bulls to boost economic results

With Walk firmly holding the number one position in the Fleckvieh rankings, CRV introduces the new number two: Varta. These bulls will give a tremendous boost to future herd economics, as will their daughter proven colleagues Wildgast, Waidhaus and Riaza. The index run of 6 December shows great results for... read more ›

Solid foundation for a better financial future

category Genetics, Index run
With milk prices rising, farmers can gradually start to repair the economic damage. The choice of bulls today lays the firm foundations for the financial results of tomorrow. CRV’s line up of bulls is ready and waiting to play an important role. Danno, the world’s highest ranking daughter proven bull,... read more ›

Changes breeding value estimation December 2016

category Other
With the breeding value estimation of December 2016 no changes have been made to the Dutch national breeding value estimation. An overview of the international changes can be found below. International News Conformation USA, JER: Added rear teat placement for Jerseys Switzerland, BSW: Changed the trait definition from FUL to... read more ›