Efficient CRV bulls with high components and fewer problems

category Index run, Other
The index run of April 2021 confirms that consistent breeding for efficient and healthy cows pays dividends. CRV’s portfolio has been strengthened and broadened with the addition of bulls that guarantee robust, highly productive and efficient daughters with high components, without any problems. CRV is proud to have been the... read more ›

CRV introduces breeding value intelligence

category Article
During the April index run, CRV will introduce the new breeding value ‘intelligence’. This will enable farmers to effectively breed with a focus on intelligent cows. ‘All farmers know there is a difference in intelligence between cows. Some cows learn new things much faster than others’, says Tonnie Vissers, herd... read more ›

Holstein in Europe: 60 young bulls out of 10 million cows

category Breeding, Other
From 12,000 embryos to 60 young bulls each year. CRV’s European Holstein breeding programme is characterised by transparency, high numbers and strict selection. This allows CRV to maximise the input of genetic progress in the population. And offer farmers a varied range of top-quality bulls that guarantee healthy cows able... read more ›

Webinar: Feed efficiency demonstrated in practice

category Article, Efficiency
On Wednesday 24 March at 8:30 PM (CET) CRV will organize a round-table discussion together with Gerard Meerkerk (owner feed efficiency test farm) and Pieter van Goor (CRV breeding specialist). Learn more about feed efficiency in practice during this interactive webinar (English spoken). New breeding value CRV introduced a... read more ›

A highly productive and extremely uniform herd

category Breeding
Manuela Illgen is the manager of the 600-cow dairy cattle branch of the agricultural cooperative Langenchursdorf e.G. located in the administrative district of Zwickau, Saxony. “If the world hadn’t been in the grip of the corona pandemic, I would have come back quite recently from the Hockey Masters World... read more ›