From hairdressing to cow insemination – Dunedin man hangs up his scissors for semen straws

category AB Technicians
Robert Dahm was a hairdresser for 35 years and had never set foot in a cow shed. Now, Dunedin resident Robert is an Artificial Breeding (AB) technician for CRV Ambreed and has spent the last 10 years servicing dairy farms from Clydevale to Oamaru. Turns out Robert has quite a... read more ›

New dehorning rules put animal welfare and human safety first

category Genetics, Other
CRV Ambreed says the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) new rules for cattle dehorning recognise the importance of putting animal welfare and human safety first. The new rules announced this week, are effective from 1 October 2019 and require people working with cattle to use local anaesthetic when dehorning and... read more ›

CRV Ambreed turns 50

Celebrations have been underway this week at CRV Ambreed to mark its 50th anniversary. A special gala dinner tonight at The Atrium at Wintec in Hamilton caps off the celebrations Earlier this week, more than 50 business and industry leaders joined the CRV senior management team and their Netherlands-based executives... read more ›

Talented technician helps farmers breed healthy, efficient cows

category AB Technicians
Waihi dairy farmer Gisela Bach has a special talent for helping others breed healthy and efficient cows they love to milk. Gisela is an AB (Artificial Breeding) Technician for CRV Ambreed and has been named the Waikato AB Technician of the Year. Born in Barcelona, Gisela was a qualified vet in... read more ›

Next generation of environmentally friendly calves born

category Genetics, Low N Sires
The next generation of environmentally friendly calves has been born around the country as Kiwi dairy farmers continue their efforts to reduce their nitrogen output. Hundreds of thousands of calves have been bred from CRV Ambreed’s LowN™ Sires since the company launched the product in 2016. For the 2018 season,... read more ›