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Angus Haslett is CRV’s new CEO

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As of today, Angus Haslett is CRV’s new CEO. He succeeds Roald van Noort who successfully led CRV for the past 12,5 years. Haslett joined CRV in 2009 as Managing Director of the Business Unit Oceania and most recently also managed CRV’s USA operation. The Supervisory Board is pleased to welcome CRV’s first international CEO. Angus has enjoyed a career in agriculture for over 25 years mostly in the dairy industry. In his period as Managing Director he has worked closely on developing Oceania’s strategy. His position also included several successful acquisition... read more ›

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 employee and farming staff is not undermined. All global CRV staff minimizes personal contact and takes hygienic measures into account like:
  • We will no longer make unannounced visits onto farms
  • Wash hands with soap regularly
  • ... read more ›

Special sales promotion!

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CRV Avoncroft has a special sales promotion for you! If you're buying more than 25 straws of Holstein semen, you will get a CRV calf jacket for free! Contact your local breeding advisor for more information.   read more ›

‘Improved feed efficiency cuts my feed costs by €60,000’

Posted by in category Efficiency
CRV recently installed 40 roughage intake control feeders at Wietse Duursma's dairy farm in Bellingwolde. These feeders measure the individual feed intake of the herd of 300 dairy cows. The measurements are vitally important in revealing the genetic variation in feed efficiency and further improving breeding values. ‘By working toward better feed efficiency, I can cut my feed costs by 2 cents per kilo of milk in the long term’, says Duursma. ‘As I supply three million kilos of milk every year, that converts to a financial gain of € 60,000.’ Duursma also ment... read more ›
Peak Hotline

Hotline: number one daughter proven type bull

Posted by in category Genetics, Index run
Peak Hotline is the number ONE daughter proven type bull in the UK. And that is not the only thing he has to offer: great production and management traits. Peak Hotline is a popular bull internationally from CRV’s strong American portfolio. His daughters are fantastic, which is also reflected by his listing in the top 10 TPI of daughter proven bulls (2727 TPI). In addition, he also holds the leading position for conformation in the top 100 TPI (3.45 PTAT). And in the UK he is even the number one daughter proven bull for type!... read more ›