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Poland becomes new member of EuroGenomics

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Since 2009, the EuroGenomics partners VikingGenetics (Denmark/Sweden/Finland), UNCEIA (France), DHV and vit (Germany), CRV (Netherlands/Belgium) and since 2011 Conafe (Spain) co-operate in the field of genomics to further increase the reliability in genomic breeding. On 26th October 2012, Poland joined EuroGenomics as a full member. EuroGenomics has made an agreement... read more ›

Innovative boost for tropical dairy breeding

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CRV, Embrapa and Pfizer Animal Health join forces on genomic development in Brazil The breeding of tropical dairy breeds will receive an innovative boost thanks to a partnership between the cattle improvement organisation CRV, Pfizer Animal Health and the Brazilian dairy cattle research center Embrapa Gado de Leite. These three... read more ›

Lifetime production above 30,000 kg for 5 years

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With an increase of 218 kg of milk, the average lifetime production of Dutch dairy cows is now 30,536 kg of milk. With this development the Dutch national herd has boosted its leading position in lifetime production, now exceeding the milestone of 30,000 kg of milk for the fifth year... read more ›

Ovalert successful

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The combination between automatic heat detection, online mating advice and management support, and the insemination service, is what distinguishes Ovalert from other concepts on the market and what defines its success. Within one year hundreds of Dutch and Flemish farmers started using Ovalert. Farmers state it improves the fertility results... read more ›

Breed4Food initiative

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Wageningen UR and four companies have committed themselves to reinforcing the position of the Netherlands as an innovative livestock breeding country through the Breed4Food initiative. To this end, they signed a declaration of intent on 3 September 2012 in Wageningen. The four Netherlands-based international companies – CRV (beef cattle), Hendrix... read more ›