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.
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…
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 …read more ›
Delta Relevant (Buisweerd Mobile X Vekis Chevrolet).
Relevant is a great example of what CRV Avoncroft can offer UK Dairy Farmers, with the modern dairy herd looking for a good all round bull. Relevant offers + 557kgs Milk, + 0.09% Fat and + 0.10% Protein. The main reason that Relevant will be a very popular bull is that not only the fact that he is a milk bull with components. He offers great medium stature, combined with great strength. The bull comes from the Famous Rita cow family, which is same family which has in past given us great bulls like Applause, Brown…read more ›
The basis for results in the future is determined by the choice of bulls today. The CRV line-up of bulls is ready to improve economics by boosting the production efficiency and health of the herd.
Holding the no. 1 position in Italy, the no. 9 position in Canada and with 2721 TPI, Peak Hotline-ET (Hotrod x Mogul,) is an internationally high ranking bull from CRV. Hotline transmits excellent type (3.1 PTAT) with great udders (2.75) and feet and legs (2.29). His daughters will have excellent milk production (+1312 lbs) with high components (+0.16% fat and +0.06% prote…read more ›
With Walk firmly holding the number one position in the Fleckvieh rankings, CRV introduces the new number two: Varta. These bulls will give a tremendous boost to future herd economics, as will their daughter proven colleagues Wildgast, Waidhaus and Riaza.
The index run of 6 December shows great results for CRV‘s Fleckvieh bulls. Well known sires like Raldi, Wobbler and Mungo have sustained their strong positions and Walk has held onto his number one position at 145 gGZW.
Varta (Valeur x Vogt, 139 gGZW) climbed the rankings and now stands just behind Walk in the runne…