Breeding

MRY catalogue now available

The new MRY catalogue is now available on our website. The new catalogue contains new MRY bulls and of course all the new breeding values from the last December index run.

 

The new catalogue can be found here.

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Holstein catalogue now online available

The new CRV Avoncroft Holstein catalogue is now online! The catalogue contains all the new bulls that are added to CRV Avoncroft’s Holstein portfolio.

The catalogue can be seen here

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The best ever grazing genetics portfolio

category Breeding, Genetics

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.

Phonic daughter

New to the Friesian team is high…

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CRV Ambreed grazing experts are available for the UK

category Breeding, Genetics, Other

Interested how grass based farming systems are operating in New Zealand or do you want to get more insight in the breeding philosophy behind our CRV Avoncroft – Ambreed product? From 13 November until the 2nd of December the New Zealand grazing experts Sue Duffy and John Preece are over in the UK. They look forward to meeting you.

Sue Duffy  
I have been involved with the NZ Dairy Industry for almost my whole life. Raised on a dairy farm, AB Technician and working for CRV for over 14 years, latterly as a Regional…

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Efficient dairy cows with high ranking Fleckvieh bulls

April’s index run shows CRV’s progress in breeding for efficient cows with great longevity. Wobbler, Walk, Perfekt and Varta are impressive bulls for Fleckvieh breeders wanting to use the full potential of their farms’ production capacity.

Wobbler (Watnox x Mandela, 135 TMI)

Firmly holds his strong position in the rankings, thanks to his very productive daughters. His breeding value for milk production now amounts to +1,067 kg, with a score of +8% for Better Life Efficiency. Wobbler breeds cows with mid-sized frames, very good feet and legs (109) and fine udders …

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