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

category Genetics
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

category General
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 offers genetic solution to increase FE tolerance in dairy cattle

category Genetics
New Zealand dairy farmers must act now and use the right targeted genetics to breed cattle that are more resilient to facial eczema. That’s the message from CRV Ambreed’s research and development manager Phil Beatson who believes the dairy industry could learn a great deal from the sheep industry to... read more ›

Efficiency and survival traits key to once-a-day herds

category Genetics
Once-a-day (OAD) dairy farming systems have been around for many years and have understandably increased in popularity in the last few years. The upshot of this has been an increase in demand for AB companies to undertake breeding programmes producing bulls with genetics tailored for OAD systems.  This is nothing... read more ›