NEWS

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 ›

Firm foundations for efficient farming

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The Interbull run shows that CRV’s new bulls excel in protein and health traits. With high scores for these traits, bulls like Silver, Refiner and Summit lay the foundations for an efficient herd. A herd of animals that is capable of reaching high lifetime production all on their own. Efficiency.... read more ›

Progeny groups of CRV

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Ten daughter groups will be presented for CRV at the upcoming All Holland Dairy Show. These will include no fewer than five debutantes. In addition to these daughter groups, CRV will also be showing a MRIJ group and a group of crosses. Uniquely, a group of cows that produced over... read more ›