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De Rith Nora 265 produces 200,000 kg of milk

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De Rith Nora 265 smashed the barrier of 200,000 kg of milk today. The Addison daughter, who is owned by Adrion and Lisette van Beek from Breda, is the fourth cow in the Netherlands to achieve this amazing milestone.
Nora is much cleverer than her herd mates
Nora will be 19 years old this month. She has clocked up 12 milk yield records and took a total of 5457 days to reach the magic figure of 200,000 kg of milk. Nora was bred by Jos Peeters, Lisette van Beek's father. She has spent her entire life at the De Rith dairy farm. Measuring ... read more ›

Harfsen – a 5-star hotel for bulls

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CRV's facility for bulls in Harfsen has been extensively renovated. As Leo Schooltink, team leader of the bull facilities in Harfsen and Ambt Delden, explains ‘We have constructed a 5-star hotel for our bulls, and at the same time created a pleasant work environment for the team responsible for the animals’. At the semen production site in Harfsen, 100 bulls can now be housed in comfortable, deep litter pens that measure 27 square metres. These pens have been designed to maximise animal welfare. Mechanisation has also been introduced where possible in the te... read more ›

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 ›