CRV’s facility for bulls in Harfsen has been extensively renovated. As Leo Schooltink, team leader of the bull facilities in Harfsen and Ambt Delden, explains ‘We have constructed a 5-star hotel for our bulls, and at the same time created a pleasant work environment for the team responsible for the animals’.
At the semen production site in Harfsen, 100 bulls can now be housed in comfortable, deep litter pens that measure 27 square metres. These pens have been designed to maximise animal welfare. Mechanisation has also been introduced where possible in the team’s da…read more ›
To prevent the Coronavirus from further spreading CRV implements several actions. This is done in alignment with the recommendations of the local governments in the countries where CRV is present. Our field staff will continue servicing the farms where this is allowed by the local authorities and the safety of the CRV employee and farming staff is not undermined.
All global CRV staff minimizes personal contact and takes hygienic measures into account like:
We will no longer make unannounced visits onto farms
Wash hands with soap regularly
Cough and sneeze…
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 CRV. Economies of scale and mergers were commonplace in CRV’s history, which began in 1874 with the founding of a herd book in The Netherlands.
Read the article here.
The second article highlights ef…