New DNA Testing Service Supports Herd Management

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DNA parentage testing has become more accessible to dairy farmers with the launch of CRV Ambreed’s revitalised DNA parentage testing service this month. The Gene Mapping service uses progressive technology to identify the ancestry of individual stock. DNA samples are collected by taking a small piece of tissue from the... read more ›

New tags introduced to identify true Angus dairy cross cattle

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New ear tags for dairy stock will sort out what’s genuine Angus dairy cross cattle and what’s not. The new ‘Angus X Dairy’ tag, launched in partnership between Angus New Zealand, CRV Ambreed and Allflex, allows farmers to tag and identify dairy calves which are 50% Angus, having been sired by... read more ›

CRV Ambreed hits half-century

We turn fifty this year!! Over the past five decades the company has helped thousands of farmers breed dairy cows that they are proud to have in their herd. Running a local breeding programme for 50 years has allowed CRV to breed the type of animal that suits the unique... read more ›

40 years later, Ray Lawrence retires from his key role in Taranaki

Dairy breeding expert in the Naki retires after 40 years It would be easy to say no one is more passionate about breeding better dairy cows than Taranaki’s Ray Lawrence. After more than forty years working with local dairy farmers to breed healthier and more efficient herds, it’s the start... read more ›

More dairy farmers breeding to reduce environmental footprint

Dairy farmers are uping their game and doing more to improve their environmental footprint through their breeding programme. CRV Ambreed’s Product Manager Peter van Elzakker says more farmers have been asking about CRV Ambreed’s LowN sires this year with the goal to start breeding for lower Milk Urea Nitrogen concentration... read more ›