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 …
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 …
A healthy herd makes a farmer’s life more pleasurable and profitable. April’s index run shows that a consistent breeding strategy certainly delivers the desired results. CRV has an interesting portfolio of Fleckvieh bulls that contribute to a healthy and efficient herd.
Young bulls, healthy fitness and efficient production
Helsinki (Herzschlag x Watt) is an extremely efficient bull with a TMI of 139, combined with plenty of milk production (+1373 kg) and great beef index(112). His daughters have good udders (117) and calve easily. If the focus is on health,…
A healthy herd makes a farmer’s life more pleasurable and profitable. April’s index run shows that a consistent breeding strategy certainly delivers the desired results. The bulls from CRV stand out for their all-round profile. They score exceptionally well for traits such as ‘premium milk’, udder and hoof health and daughter fertility. CRV offers an interesting portfolio of bulls that contribute to a healthy and efficient herd.
Premium milk from healthy cows
Delta Bonjour (Sidekick x Guard) is the highest ranked bull available. He is an absolute health superstar, as…
As usual, the index run for December does not hold many surprises. Genetic progress remains the spearhead and a consistent breeding goal delivers results. This applies to adding value through high components, but equally to health and efficiency and longevity.
After this index run, CRV will continue offering its members and customers a highly interesting wide portfolio of bulls. So that farmers can look to the future with the full confidence of a healthy and efficient herd.
Bouw Rocky the undisputed number one for longevity
The names of three familiar an…