NEWS

Convincing figures prove practical value of Better Life figures

CRV’s Better Life figures are proving to be highly effective in significantly improving the technical results of herds. Irrefutable proof has been provided by analysis of 61,000 animals on almost 300 farms in the Netherlands and Belgium. CRV introduced the Better Life figures in 2013 as practical indicators aimed at... read more ›

Information about breeding value estimation april 2016

Some changes have been introduced in the April breeding value estimation. Below is a summary of the changes in the Netherlands and below that, other countries. Udder health Clinical mastitis data have been added to the breeding value udder health. Starting 2008, breeding values for clinical and subclinical mastitis have... read more ›

Breeding in 2016: Efficient and easy

‘Efficiency’ is one of the most important words in 2016. The April index run brings a wide range of bulls that transmit long-term and trouble-free production along with excellent udders and feet and legs. CRV bulls such as Finder, Browning, Snowfever and Brandy top the ranking lists. As milk prices... read more ›

CRV Event – ‘A herd to your heart’

category Shows
On Saturday, the 11th of June 2016, CRV will organize the new CRV Event ‘A herd to your heart’. It will be a unique event for everyone that works with passion for a herd that fits his or her farm goals. One of the features of this event will be... read more ›

Big Boukje 192: 200,000 kg of milk

category Breeding, Genetics
18 years old, in perfect health and more than 200,000 kg of milk The first cow in the Netherlands with lifetime production of more than 200,000 kg of milk is a reality. At the age of 18, Big Boukje 192, owned by dairy farm Knoef-Hendriksen in Geesteren (Ov), crossed this... read more ›