Sire in the spotlight: Delta Dubai PP

category Genetics

The passion for breeding of breeding specialist Eric Lievens is perfectly expressed in these enthusiastic bull presentations about CRV bulls.

Meetings aren’t possible for the time being, but we don’t want to deny you his sire stories. That is why we put a ‘sire in the spotlight’ every week for the coming period.


This week: Delta Dubai PP


Previous weeks:Delta Lunar


Delta Jacuzzi


Willem’s Hoeve Woody

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Emiel Willems, stock manager at the Abbink dairy farm in Vriezenveen.

Easy milking thanks to balanced conformation

‘Breeding with an emphasis on conformation is still an important factor’, according to Emiel Willems, stock manager at the Abbink dairy farm in Vriezenveen. ‘Cows with balanced conformation perform better across the board and have a longer productive life’, he explains. Classification, SireMatch and HerdOptimizer are tools that help farmers to work effectively on their breeding goals.

Take a cow like Wilskracht Warsi 879. Emiel Willems’ enthusiasm for her knows no bounds. She is one of his favourite cows in the 300-head dairy herd at the Abbink farm in Vriezenveen, …

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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 the Netherlands and Flanders, but we also received entries from New Zealand, Pakistan, Brazil, Chile, Spain, Poland and Ireland.

As the results show, expertly ranking the B&W category was no easy task. Out of all the international entries, no single on…

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Proven performers and promising talent for Fleckvieh

The entire world is feeling the impact of coronavirus. Beef and dairy farmers are also confronted with the effects every day, but continue to play their part in maintaining the continuity of food supplies worldwide.

We are immensely proud of these heroes! It is also business as usual for semen production and breeding value estimation. New, reliable breeding values that not only confirm the quality of daughter proven bulls but also reveal the promise of young bulls. Together with farmers, we like to work in harmony to create healthy and efficient herds.


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Solero daughter Trien 573

CRV bulls: new stars and proven chart toppers

CRV aims to contribute to a future-proof and sustainable dairy sector by helping farmers to breed healthy and efficient cows. In this index run, CRV presents many bulls with the ability to transmit these traits to their progeny. The results are a better life for the animals, added value for the farmers and respect for our environment. We are proud of our bulls, but above all proud of all farmers! 
All-round profile with positive bonuses for fat and protein
Barnkamper Majestic (s. Simba) offers a wonderful production profile (1295 kg) combined with good health traits…

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