NEWS

CRV bulls – leaders in longevity

As usual, the index run for December does not have many surprises. Genetic progress remains the spearhead and a consistent breeding strategy delivers results. This applies to ‘rich milk’, but equally to health and efficiency and consequently longevity. After this index run, CRV will continue offering its members and customers... read more ›

DELTA DONORS SMASH 100,000 KG MILK BARRIER

category Article, Genetics
Genomic tests help us discover a lot of information about the genetic merit of cattle at a young age. The current batch of bull dams and the other Delta donors at the Dairy Breeding Center do not have any recorded performances yet, but will prove their worth when they are... read more ›

New opportunities for Fleckvieh in August run

The August index run shows CRV’s progress in breeding efficient cows with great longevity. Wobbler was the most widely used Fleckvieh bull in Germany last year. Mesias, Rolls and Mocca Pp are newcomer bulls for Fleckvieh breeders who want to increase herd health combined with higher production. Wobbler (Watnox x... read more ›

Vero Startrek highest new daughter proven bull

The August index run shows CRV bulls that make herds healthier and more efficient. The speed of genetic progress keeps accelerating and farmers are reaping the benefits. Nowadays, farm management has become even more key to profitable farming. Herd advisors give specific advice that helps choose sires that suit the... read more ›

Ovalert works as a sixth sense for dairy farmers

category Article, Ovalert
CRV’s Ovalert system registers cow behaviour and links this information to other data that is collected on dairy farms. This data gives farmers a valuable, new herd management tool. As well as indicating heat expression, the system also flags up any animals with possible health issues. This allows farmers to... read more ›