Press Release

Roald van Noort

Change of leadership at CRV Holding B.V.

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After successfully leading CRV for 12,5 years, Roald van Noort will step down as CEO on May 1st 2020. He will be succeeded by Angus Haslett who is currently Managing Director of the Business Unit Oceania and responsible for the Business Unit USA.

After 12,5 years as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of CRV, Roald van Noort, in consultation with the Supervisory Board, has decided to step down from his position on May 1st 2020. Roald’s contribution to CRV has been significant. He has led the company through an era of unprecedented change in cattle genetics and p…

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Solero daughter Trien 573 index run

CRV bulls: new stars and proven chart toppers

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CRV aims to contribute to a future-proof and sustainable dairy sector by helping farmers to breed healthy and efficient cows. In this index run, CRV presents many bulls with the ability to transmit these traits to their progeny. The results are a better life for the animals, added value for the farmers and respect for our environment. We are proud of our bulls, but above all proud of all farmers! 
All-round profile with positive bonuses for fat and protein
Barnkamper Majestic (s. Simba) offers a wonderful production profile (1295 kg) combined with good health traits…

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Varta daughter Cascade fleckvieh

Fleckvieh heads the rankings and confirms genomics

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CRV aims to contribute to a future-proof and sustainable dairy sector by helping farmers to breed healthy and efficient cows with CRV Fleckvieh. The results are a better life for the animals, added value for the farmers and respect for our environment. We are proud of our bulls, but above all proud of the farmers!
Former genomic bulls prove their worth
The highest ranking newcomer in this index run is the new number one, daughter proven Fleckvieh bull Varta. He was sired by Valeur, and his dam is a product of a Vogt x Winnipeg match. With +6% Better Life Efficiency a…

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measuring feed intake

In 2020 CRV to measure feed intake of more than 1600 cows

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Two years ago, CRV became the first cattle improvement organisation in the world to start large-scale measurement of the feed intake of dairy cows on working farms. CRV is convinced that targeted breeding still has huge potential to improve the feed efficiency performance of cows.

In 2020 CRV will collect the feed intake data of more than 1600 cows. This data will be used to work towards ultimately reducing the cost price of milk production and increasing the sustainability of dairy farming.

 
Reducing the cost price through feed efficiency
A dairy cow’s feed …

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Reporter daughters Ritty 319 and Dinie 34 - index run

CRV bulls accomplish excellent lifetime production with high components

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A healthy and efficient herd stands at the base of an excellent lifetime production. Genetic progression is the key, and consistent breeding brings results. CRV offers you an extensive sire selection for improving your herd with an excellent lifetime production and high components.
Daughter proven sires confirm predictions
During the most recent NRM, a quite youthful and promising group of Finder was presented by CRV. This August proof run adds another 500 daughters to his proof data, giving Bouw Finder a near total of 750 daughters. Raising his Feet & Leg score …

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