New board drives CRV’s growth ambitions

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The appointment of Angus Haslett as Chief Executive Officer and Egon Verheijden as Chief Financial Officer has completely reshaped the top tier of management at CRV. The boards mandate is to further strengthen CRV’s position as a leading international company in genetic material and data to drive growth.


Since they joined CRV on 1 May and 1 September, respectively, of this year, Angus Haslett and Egon Verheijden have circumnavigated the globe at least ten times. Virtually of course. Along with all our people, CRV’s new CEO and CFO have also been forced to …

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CRV is organising the first ever worldwide, online cattle classification competition!

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The measures imposed to halt the spread of coronavirus mean that show enthusiasts and fans of cattle classification are being forced to miss one of their favourite activities. To try and compensate a little, CRV is organising the first ever worldwide, online cattle classification competition – and cow-lovers from around the world can compete against each other!

How can I enter?
If you click the links at the bottom of this message, photos of 16 cows will appear, grouped in four categories. The black-and-white young category shows four heifers, the black-and-…

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Popular bulls meet expectations as breeding bulls

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…

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CRV takes actions to prevent spreading of the Coronavirus

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To prevent the Coronavirus from further spreading CRV implements several actions. This is done in alignment with the recommendations of the local governments in the countries where CRV is present. Our field staff will continue servicing the farms where this is allowed by the local authorities and the safety of the CRV- and farming staff is not undermined.

All global CRV staff minimizes personal contact and takes hygienic measures into account like:

Wash hands with soap regularly
Cough and sneeze on the inside of the elbow
Use paper handkerchiefs
Do not…

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‘A high protein content is no coincidence.’

The sky-high components of InSire Top Bull De Leenhorst E-Profit do not come out of nowhere. The cow family behind the bull is responsible for high protein percentages, generation after generation. On top of this, dairy farmer Jan Schieven has been using bulls that guarantee premium milk for thirty years.

“If you want to achieve something in breeding, you have to be consistent,” says dairy farmer Jan Schieven with conviction. In partnership with his wife Anja and with the help of his parents, he runs a dairy farm in Baak in the province of Gelderland with around 100…

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