NEWS

Special sales promotion!

category Other
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.

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

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... read more ›
Peak Hotline

Hotline: number one daughter proven type bull

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... read more ›

Varta: the new #1 daughter proven Fleckvieh bull

category Fleckvieh
Varta is the new #1 daughter proven Fleckvieh bull!  This Valeur son fits perfectly when you’re breeding for a healthy and efficient, while he scores +5% for Better Life Health and +6% for Better Life Efficiency. His daughters are top producers (+853 kg of milk) with 0.03% for protein. A... read more ›

Average lifetime production per cow leaps by more than 1200 kg

A huge leap forward in the lifetime production achieved by cows at culling has been revealed in the 2018-2019 financial year. Compared with the previous financial year, lifetime production has increased by 1210 kg of milk and 96 kg of fat and protein. This is the first time that such... read more ›