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CRV test farm Van Gastel

‘Huge variations in feed efficiency’

‘If breeding helps us create cows that convert feed into more milk, that’s interesting from a financial perspective and beneficial for the environment and the climate’, according to dairy farmer Thijs van Gastel. For a few months now, the feed intake of individual cows has been measured on his farm.... read more ›

Delta Jacuzzi’s foundation cow achieves 10 tonnes of fat and protein

Veneriete Sylke, foundation cow of Jacuzzi, came to the Westeneng family’s farm in Kockengen in 2007, as an in-milk heifer from the Delta breeding programme. Last month, she reaches a lifetime production there of more than 10,000 kg of fat and protein: 118,262 kg of milk with 4.88 % fat... read more ›
measuring feed intake

In 2020 CRV will measure feed intake of more than 1600 cows

Two years ago, CRV became the first cattle improvement organisation in the world to start large-scale measurement of the feed intake of dairy cows on working farms. CRV is convinced that targeted breeding still has huge potential to improve the feed efficiency performance of cows. In 2020 CRV will collect... read more ›

Fleckvieh bulls provide reliable quality and solid, healthy cows

A healthy and efficient herd forms the basis for excellent lifetime production. Genetic progress remains the spearhead and consistent breeding delivers results. CRV offers dairy farmers a wide choice of Fleckvieh bulls for reliable quality and solid, healthy cows. Continued reliable quality Haddock and Rumbo are the number one and... read more ›

CRV bulls accomplish excellent lifetime production with high components

A healthy and efficient herd stands at the base of an excellent lifetime production. Genetic progression is the key, and consistent breeding brings results. CRV offers you an extensive sire selection for improving your herd with an excellent lifetime production and high components. Daughter proven sires confirm predictions During the... read more ›