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Regional Field Days visitors get a taste of myHERD

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Farmers at this year’s Southern and Northland regional field days have the opportunity to learn more about CRV Ambreed’s new herd recording and management tool, myHERD.

From June this year farmers will be able to subscribe to myHERD. CRV Ambreed Information and IT Manager Andrew Singers says the new tool will provide farmers with a highly functional genetics platform that gives them an integrated option in the market.

“myHERD will give farmers a choice when it comes to herd recording and management. Most importantly, myHERD assures the accuracy, security and owne…

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Angus Haslett to lead CRV Holding B.V.

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After successfully leading CRV for over 12 years, Roald van Noort will step down as CEO on May 1st 2020. He will be succeeded by Angus Haslett who is currently Managing Director of the Business Unit Oceania and responsible for the Business Unit USA.

 

After 12 and a half years as CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of CRV, Roald van Noort, in consultation with the Supervisory Board, has decided to step down from his position on 1 May 2020. Roald’s contribution to CRV has been significant. He has led the company through an era of unprecedented change in c…

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New dehorning rules put animal welfare and human safety first

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CRV Ambreed says the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) new rules for cattle dehorning recognise the importance of putting animal welfare and human safety first.

The new rules announced this week, are effective from 1 October 2019 and require people working with cattle to use local anaesthetic when dehorning and disbudding.

 

“Dairy farmers love their cows and it makes sense for them to look after one of their greatest assets,” says CRV national sales and marketing manager Jon Lee.

 

“The majority of dairy farmers have sound animal welfare …

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CRV Ambreed turns 50

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Celebrations have been underway this week at CRV Ambreed to mark its 50th anniversary.

A special gala dinner tonight at The Atrium at Wintec in Hamilton caps off the celebrations

Earlier this week, more than 50 business and industry leaders joined the CRV senior management team and their Netherlands-based executives to mark the occasion.

CRV chairman Peter Broeckx, chief executive Roald van Noort, and chief operating officer Huib Jan Kransenberg will also join more than 200 staff, past staff and breeders at tonight’s dinner.

CRV Ambreed managing…

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Talented technician helps farmers breed healthy, efficient cows

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Waihi dairy farmer Gisela Bach has a special talent for helping others breed healthy and efficient cows they love to milk.

Gisela is an AB (Artificial Breeding) Technician for CRV Ambreed and has been named the Waikato AB Technician of the Year. Born in Barcelona, Gisela was a qualified vet in her home country of Catalonia. She travelled to New Zealand nine years ago and now manages 200-cows with her Kiwi partner Adam on his family’s dairy farm. In her fifth season with CRV, Gisela says she became interested in artificial insemination after chatting with an AB techn…

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