Double Win for CRV Sires

category Genetics
Two CRV bulls have been selected by breeding societies as the top Holstein Friesian and Jersey sires in the country for 2021. Meander SB Alias ET S2F was named by Holstein Friesian NZ as the winner of 2021 Mahoe Trophy. Glen Leith Quigley ET S2J took out the Jersey NZ... read more ›

Double win for Taranaki Jersey Breeders

Double win for Taranaki Jersey Breeders A Taranaki couple who has bred top Jersey bulls for CRV has won a prestigious award for the second year running. Taranaki Jersey breeders Bruce and Margaret Sim are leaving an impressive legacy in the national herd by winning the JerseyNZ JT Thwaites Sire... read more ›

myHERD launch gives dairy farmers choice of herd recording providers

category General
For the first time, dairy farmers have a choice of herd recording providers as CRV officially launches myHERD at Fieldays®. Today marks 12 months since myHERD went live, but to date has only been available to CRV farmer customers. It is now available to all dairy farmers. CRV Information &... read more ›

Genetics will help meet climate change targets without sacrificing milk production

category Environment
CRV managing director James Smallwood says genetics will play a key role in helping dairy farmers meet climate change targets at a herd level, while maintaining the highest quality milk production. His comments come following the release of the Climate Change Commission’s final report this week, which sets out a... read more ›

Bull burps could hold answer to breed climate friendly cows

category Environment
The opportunity to breed more climate friendly cows is one step closer for New Zealand dairy farmers after a Waikato trial finds a possible link between a bulls’ genetics and the amount of methane they produce. The pilot trial, by artificial breeding companies LIC and CRV with funding from the... read more ›