CRV Ambreed boosting skills for AI technicians ahead of busy season

CRV Ambreed has been meeting with its technicians responsible for Artificial Insemination (AI) ahead of a busy season. Technicians met recently in Te Awamutu to ensure a smooth-running season for farmers using the CRV Ambreed AI technician service. CRV Ambreed has a team of about 200 AI technicians who... read more ›

Heat Detection Critical This Wet Spring

With this very wet spring, what impact will the weather have on the critical pre-mating period?  We asked CRV Ambreed vet, Bill Hancock for advice. “The weather will definitely have an impact. Cows may not have bounced back from calving as well as they would have in a warmer sunnier... read more ›

Mycoplasma outbreak; CRV closely monitoring situation

Mycoplasma Bovis is a micro-organism of cattle. It has recently been found in NZ for the first time in a dairy herd in South Canterbury. The disease does not affect humans. There is currently a major MPI response to contain and eradicate the disease on farms affected. This is MPI’s... read more ›

Autumn Newsletter 2017

category Business news
Its all in the herd AUTUMN 2017

Farmer calls on others to do progeny testing to boost national herd

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Dairy farmer Mike Tillemans is calling on others to get involved in progeny testing, not only to benefit their own farm business, but to benefit the national herd. Tillemans is a farm owner from Atiamuri, between Taupo and Tokoroa. He milks 450 cows at the peak of the season,... read more ›