Traditionally, the December index turn shows few surprises. Genetic progress remains area of focus and consistent breeding yields results. Fleckvieh bulls demonstrate progress in breeding for health and efficiency and therefore great longevity. CRV has an interesting offer of proven and new Fleckvieh bulls. With a healthy and efficient herd, our farmers can look forward to a bright future.
Haribo’s first successful daughters
Haribo (Hutera x Rurex) is the second best newcomer in the Fleckvieh ranking with 127 TMI. The three dams in the pedigree produced the unbelieva…
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 a highly interesting portfolio of bulls. So that farmers can look to the future with the full confidence of a healthy and efficient herd.
Bouw Rocky the undisputed number one for longevity
The names of three familiar and reliable bulls, Bouw Ro…
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 Mandela, 134 TMI) firmly holds his strong position in the rankings, thanks to his very productive daughters. His breeding value for milk production now amounts to +1,023kg, with a score of +8% for Better Life Efficiency. Wobbler breeds cows with medium size…read more ›
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 goal’s individual farmers are attempting to achieve with their herds, whether this is increasing the components, increasing the kilos of fat and protein, or other goals. After this index run, there is another wide choice of bulls at CRV that can help boost t…read more ›
The April index run demonstrates CRV’s progress in breeding for efficient cows with great longevity. Mint, Dax, Worldcup and Hongkong PP are amazing bulls for Fleckvieh breeders who want to utilise the full potential of their farms’ production capacity.
Mint (Manigo x Rau, 132 TMI) was already awarded proven Fleckvieh bull status in December 2017. In the April index run, Mint has added nine points to his total merit index and boosted his milk index (123) by six points, giving him a great efficiency score (+11%). His outstanding conformation rating shows excellent fe…read more ›