NEWS

Dairy farmer Willem Alders about feed costs

‘Difference in feed conversion financially interesting’

The income over feed costs is a key financial factor for Willem Alders. Feed intake data really opened his eyes to the individual differences between cows. ‘The poorest performing animals add little or nothing to the total income over feed costs. However, the best performing animals contribute more to the... read more ›
measuring feed intake

In 2020 CRV to measure feed intake of more than 1600 cows

category Efficiency
Two years ago, CRV became the first cattle improvement organisation in the world to start large-scale measurement of the feed intake of dairy cows on working farms. CRV is convinced that targeted breeding still has huge potential to improve the feed efficiency performance of cows. In 2020 CRV will collect... read more ›
CowManagement

CowManagement publishes Breeding Series

category Article, Other
The CRV Avoncroft, based in Kidderminster, is part of the globally operating organisation CRV. CowManagement publishes a series of articles about CRV, to highlight exactly what this livestock improvement organisation does and why. History and background information The first article contains an overview about the history and background information of... read more ›

CRV Avoncroft on Instagram

category Other
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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.... read more ›