CRV’s Dairy Beef semen is ideal to increase the beef value proposition of any surplus calves in your herd.
Choose from 20 Dairy Beef breeds to find the ideal option to use across the tail-end of your mating season, or to produce calves desired by the beef industry. A range of breeds are available for you to consider.
Dairy Beef sires have been screened carefully for short gestation, calving ease, and good growth rates, making them the ideal option for the dairy beef industry.
Dairy Beef Specialty Breeds
Focus Whitlock 75.
FertaBull straws contain semen of three elite Angus sires in each dose. This increases the length of time the semen is viable, giving you a greater chance of getting your cow in-calf. The three Angus bulls have been carefully
selected, together with our partners Focus Genetics. They offer short gestation, calving ease and growth EBVs. Angus are naturally polled so no de-horning required.
Elk 41 Van de Plashoeve
Elk 41 has been selected from the Belgian Blue Groups Dairy Beef program for the bulls short gestation length and calving ease qualities. This Belgian Blue also provides easily identifiable colour markings and the exceptional growth/muscle development through the double muscling gene and fineness of bones, ultimately resulting in greater carcass yields.
Kakahu Gerry PP
Gerry was accepted into the Beef and Lamb NZ Dairy Beef progeny test in 2017 and proved why he is an outstanding choice as a dairy beef sire. Gerry was number 1 for days to weaning 100kg calves, at 90 days. A proven low birth weight and easy calving Charolais bull with well above average carcass traits. Traits dairy farmers, calf rearers and finishers look for, with the added bonus of being homozygous polled.
Fertabull Short Gestation Hereford FertaBull straws contain semen of three elite Hereford sires in each dose. This increases the length of time the semen is viable, giving you a greater chance of getting your cow in-calf. The three Hereford bulls have been carefully selected together with our partners Bluestone Herefords. They offer breed leading short gestation, calving ease and growth EBV’s. All three bulls are homozygous polled so no de-horning required.
Stabilizer® Dairy Beef sires have been selected to maximise the value of shorter gestation, calving ease and increased growth and yield in the finished product. Stabilizer® cross calves wean on average 4 days earlier and heavier. (B+LNZ Genetics dairy beef progeny test cohort 3) Yield more high value meat – 19% more scanned eye muscle (Massey New Generation Beef trial, Stabilizer® cross vs traditional cross breeds at 11 months).
Mark is a deep bodied, well-muscled bull with an impressive eye muscle area of 124sqcm and above average growth EBV’s (Breedplan, June 2020). This young sire also has the added bonus of being homozygous polled and produces easily identifiable colour markings.
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