‘Corona hasn’t stopped semen exports’- Walter van der Aa

category Article
‘It demanded high levels of commitment from our team, but we are proud that despite the outbreak of coronavirus, our exports of semen have continued.’ These are the words of Walter van der Aa at CRV’s International Logistics Centre (ILC) in the Netherlands. ‘The ILC processes all the orders from... read more ›

Hoof health deserves structural attention

category Article, Health
Taking hoof health seriously pays dividends. In practice, however, hoof trimmers still come across few signs of improvement. Their conclusion is that ‘too many farmers simply accept claw and hoof problems as inevitable. A structured approach is still often lacking.’ The hoof health of Dutch and Flemish dairy cows seems... read more ›

Breeding for longevity to maximise protein from your own grassland  

category Article, Breeding, Health
The goal of dairy farmer Mark Sluis is efficient utilisation of his own grassland. His breeding strategy also plays a significant role. By selecting breeding bulls with a high score for longevity, he aims to increase the lifetime production of his herd. This approach reduces the amount of feed he... read more ›

Angus Haslett is CRV’s new CEO

As of today, Angus Haslett is CRV’s new CEO. He succeeds Roald van Noort who successfully led CRV for the past 12,5 years. Haslett joined CRV in 2009 as Managing Director of the Business Unit Oceania and most recently also managed CRV’s USA operation. The Supervisory Board is pleased to... read more ›
Rietje V: Hotline

Hotline and Delta are the keys to the conformation success of the Nooijen family

category Article, Breeding
Rietje (s. Hotline), owned by the Nooijen Family got 87 point for conformation Fourteen heifers with a score of 85.1 points for conformation,  is the wonderful result of the most recent classification at the ‘Peelsehoeve Holsteins’, Delta test farm of Koen and Laura Nooijen, in the south of the Netherlands.... read more ›