Sheep farmers show the lead to dairy farmers on a genetic solution to FE

category Genetics, Research
The facial eczema (FE) outbreak this season is a wake-up call. Many farming in ‘safe’ areas have had a rude shock; even if they did implement prevention systems after FE became evident, they will have been too late as these systems must be in place before a facial eczema challenge.... read more ›

New five star production and logistics centre fully operational

CRV Ambreed’s move to a new state of the art, purpose-built production, distribution and logistics centre has marked an exciting new era for the company. CRV Ambreed’s entire operation is now located at the CRV Bellevue Production and Logistics Centre, located on the outskirts of Cambridge. The CRV Bellevue Production... read more ›

CRV Ambreed genetics dominate annual Jersey Pride Sale

This year’s in-calf heifer line-up at the annual Jersey Pride Sale has once again demonstrated the superiority of CRV Ambreed genetics. The annual Jersey Pride Sale takes place at Jersey New Zealand’s conference in Thames tomorrow night providing a select offering of Jersey genetics.  It is an elite Jersey sale... read more ›

Dairy industry’s next superstars selected

category Genetics, Products
17 bulls have hit the big time and are set to become house-hold names. After a rigorous four-year process, these young superstars graduated this year as CRV Ambreed proven sires, which means they are considered to have the highest genetic merit. CRV Ambreed’s proven sires feature in the herd improvement... read more ›

CRV Ambreed genomic evaluation systems explained

category Other
gNZMI, gBW are quoted for  bulls whose breeding values are calculated using CRV Ambreed genomic evaluation systems combining parentage, progeny, genomic and Interbull information. gNZMI uses the same weightings for the traits that are used for NZMI. gBW uses the same Economic Values for traits as BW. Based on the... read more ›