The balance between health and efficiency is what makes CRV’s breeding programme so unique. Important breeding values, therefore, come together in the CRV Health and CRV Efficiency indexes. These are new names, because CRV wants to make progress together with cattle farmers.
This index run once again shows impressive (genetic) progress with both surprising newcomers and proven commonly used bulls. CRV stands for healthy cows with a functional conformation that achieve excellent production with good components.
Ranger daughters live up to expectations
It is the balance between health and efficiency that makes CRV’s Fleckvieh breeding program unique as well. Important breeding values, therefore, come together in the CRV Health and CRV Efficiency indexes. These are new names, because CRV wants to make progress together with cattle farmers throughout the world. This progress is demonstrated in this index run, in which frequently used bulls prove themselves, while surprising newcomers also reinforce the chart. CRV stands for healthy cows with a functional conformation that achieve excellent production with good componen…read more ›
The outbreak of coronavirus is severely affecting our daily lives. But despite this, the bulls have been allocated their new breeding values ‘as usual’.
The five-yearly baseline base change has also been implemented and show that herds have made enormous genetic progress. Especially for all health traits and longevity the progress was higher compared to any other country. An achievement that the Dutch and Flemish cattle breeding sector can be immensely proud of! CRV is also proud that popular genomic bulls are living up to their expectations as breeding bulls. Toge…read more ›
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.
CRV aims to contribute to a future-proof and sustainable dairy sector by helping farmers to breed healthy and efficient cows with CRV Fleckvieh. 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 the farmers!
Former genomic bulls prove their worth
The highest ranking newcomer in this index run is the new number one, daughter proven Fleckvieh bull Varta. He was sired by Valeur, and his dam is a product of a Vogt x Winnipeg match. With +6% Better Life Efficiency a…