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Huib Jan Krasenberg strengthens the board at CRV

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The Supervisory Board of CRV Holding has appointed Mr Huib Jan Krasenberg as a board member of CRV per 1 February 2017. In this position he will be responsible for the Business Unit West-Europe including marketing activities.

Huib Jan Krasenberg (46) is especially familiar with the bovine industry and has wide commercial experience. Raised on a dairy farm, his career has included a position as the commercial director at Barenbrug Holland (a plant breeding company), where he held responsibility for the sales and marketing strategy and the international sales activit…

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Golden genetics for efficient milk production

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With milk prices under pressure, farmers need easy to manage cows that produce milk, fat and protein in a very efficient way. The US-based Holstein line-up are ready to support farmers in this quest. Bulls like Hotline, Everest, Solar and Harley are new front runners in this field.

With the second position in the Canadian rankings and 2731 TPI, Peak Hotline-ET (Hotrod x Mogul,) is a high ranking bull from CRV. Hotline transmits excellent type (3.2 PTAT) with great udders (2.84) and feet and legs (2.37). His daughters will have excellent milk production (+1311 lbs) w…

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The breeding programme that goes for gold

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Efficiency, components, health, conformation and fertility; CRV’s bulls are truly going for gold in August’s index run. In addition, many bulls are also achieving amazingly high scores for Better Life Health and Better Life Efficiency; breeding values that practical studies prove to lead to better performances and higher profitability. Danno, Browning, Antidote, Chuck and Nova Star are exemplary of bulls that place the bar high in breeding. 

Among black-and-white bulls, Delta Bookem Danno (Bookem x Bolton, 345 NVI) is the first to start making a name for himself. A…

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Fleckvieh bulls show their power to support efficient and easy milk production

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The economic situation in the dairy industry demands bulls that support production efficiency and strengthen the health of the herd. Bulls like Walk, Epinal, Wobbler and Raldi set the standard in this field and give farmers what they need to breed a profitable herd with cows that are easy to manage.
Efficiency boost
The number one available Fleckvieh bull is Walk (Watt x Reumut, 147 gGZW). This InSire Top Bull from CRV is the absolute champion for production efficiency (+14%) and a real udder specialist (124). On top of this great package he has fantastic scores for …

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Progeny and demo groups in the spotlights at ‘Herd to your heart’

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Seven progeny groups and three demo groups were presented to the public at the CRV event ‘Herd to Your Heart’ in Zwolle on 11 June. Here is the report.
Delta Alonso: protein-rich health
Although Delta Alonso has not yet received his breeding value, the progeny group of this Atlantic son made quite an impression at the CRV event. Alonso presented a highly uniform, still young and very appealing group of heifers. These cows are not too big and possess a striking level of balance as well as a strong upper build. Their mid-sections are somewhat closed and their rump is n…

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