De Rith Nora 265 produces 200,000 kg of milk

category Efficiency
De Rith Nora 265 smashed the barrier of 200,000 kg of milk today. The Addison daughter, who is owned by Adrion and Lisette van Beek from Breda, is the fourth cow in the Netherlands to achieve this amazing milestone. Nora is much cleverer than her herd mates Nora will be... read more ›

Farm in Nová Ves provides the best Fleckvieh bull

category Article, Fleckvieh
The farm in Nová Ves in the Czech Republic is known for its high-quality genetic potential. In 2017, the farm also caught the attention of German and Austrian AI companies, because a bull with the highest Total Merit Index (TMI) of that time (7/2017: 150 TMI) was born there: Rolls... read more ›
online classification competition

And the winners of the International Classification Competition are……..

category Article, Genetics
Farmers from 14 different countries have been battling it out over the past few weeks to create their ideal ranking of eight red-and-white and eight black-and-white cows in the world’s first online cattle classification competition. In total, almost 350 replies were submitted to CRV. Many of the entrants were from... read more ›

‘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 ›