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 a significant difference has been shown in two consecutive financial years. At culling, Dutch cows now note lifetime production that averages 31,553 kg of milk, with 1371 kg of fat and 1120 kg of protein. A combination of a longer productive life and higher milk production is behind this i…read more ›
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…read more ›
The grazing portfolio for this season has been bolstered by the addition of the highest new proven and Insire genetics CRV Ambreed has to offer. The addition of top 5 indexing bulls like Jersey sire TRIPLESTAR and Friesian sire RAVEN is a clear example of the quality available.
Farmer favourites like PHONIC, VIKING and DIESEL are again part of the team. All three bulls are calving ease and use on maiden heifers would have driven their demand.
New to the Friesian team is high…read more ›