CRV has always put in effort to help us achieve our goals

Campbell and Susan have been farming for about 24 years and have been loyal customers of CRV Ambreed over that time. When they were originally looking for a herd to purchase, Campbell says it was easy to see which ones were ‘Ambreed’ by type and conformation. In the end, it... read more ›

Dairy farmers on the hunt for golden straws

Dairy farmers will be on the hunt this season for five golden straws hidden by CRV Ambreed inside artificial insemination (AI) units. While children’s book character Willy Wonka provided some inspiration for the competition, the five farmers who strike gold will win $2000 each – not a lifetime supply of... read more ›

Opportunity for farmers to join our progeny test programme

CRV Ambreed is looking for dairy farmers to join its industry-leading progeny test programme, which develops the next generation of elite dairy sires. Newly appointed progeny test (PT) programme manager, Janine Broekhuizen, says this is a chance for farmers to develop and enhance their herd by gaining early access to the... read more ›

CRV announces its best bull team yet

Over the past five decades CRV Ambreed has worked with thousands of farmers to breed the type of cow they are proud to have in their herd, and that suit New Zealand’s unique farming systems. CRV’s breeding programme manager, Aaron Parker, has been with the company for more than 20... read more ›

Dairy farming in New Zealand continues to have family at its heart

Over the past 50 years CRV Ambreed staff have had the pleasure of seeing generation after generation take over the family business and continue breeding the best cows for the livelihood of their families.  We interviewed Don Shaw, third generation farm owner and former staff member of CRV Ambreed, who... read more ›