The index run of April 2021 confirms that consistent breeding for efficient and healthy cows pays dividends. CRV’s portfolio has been strengthened and broadened with the addition of bulls that guarantee robust, highly productive and efficient daughters with high components, without any problems. CRV is proud to have been the first AI organisation to introduce a breeding value for feed efficiency. Today the organisation has the largest data set and most reliable breeding values in the world. This has resulted in sires that deliver cows that significantly contribute to l…read more ›
The lifetime production of Dutch dairy cows jumped to record levels in the 2019-2020 financial year. The average lifetime production realised by the cows has increased by almost 2500 kg of milk and 200 kg of fat and protein to 34,000 kg of milk, 1481 kg of fat and 1210 kg of protein. The lifetime production of Dutch dairy cows has never been so high.
This has been revealed by the annual milk recording statistics of the CRV cooperative. A combination of a longer productive life (+75 days) and higher milk production (+0.2 kg of milk per day) is behind this i…read more ›
The balance between health and efficiency is what makes CRV’s breeding programme so unique. Important breeding values, therefore, come together in the CRV Health and CRV Efficiency indexes. These are new names, because CRV wants to make progress together with cattle farmers.
This index run once again shows impressive (genetic) progress with both surprising newcomers and proven commonly used bulls. CRV stands for healthy cows with a functional conformation that achieve excellent production with good components.
Ranger daughters live up to expectations
It is the balance between health and efficiency that makes CRV’s Fleckvieh breeding program unique as well. Important breeding values, therefore, come together in the CRV Health and CRV Efficiency indexes. These are new names, because CRV wants to make progress together with cattle farmers throughout the world.
This progress is demonstrated in this index run, in which frequently used bulls prove themselves, while surprising newcomers also reinforce the chart. CRV stands for healthy cows with a functional conformation that achieve excellent production with good comp…read more ›
CRV announces with pleasure that Egon Verheijden will join CRV as Chief Financial Officer and as member of the Executive Board as from 1st September 2020.
Egon Verheijden (46) has worked most of his professional career in international organizations. After working as an accountant with KPMG’s audit team in the Netherlands he expanded the global Sustainability Advisory Practice for KPMG International. After KPMG he joined TEVA Pharmaceuticals as Head of Accounting Europe. In this role he has led a team of 400 finance professionals.
As from the 1st of September 20…read more ›