In light of the Covid-19 situation, CRV has implemented several measures. Aligned with NZ official information our field staff will continue servicing our clients.
All CRV staff will minimize personal contact and take hygiene measures into account including:
Wash hands with soap regularly
Cough and sneeze on the inside of the elbow
Use paper tissuesand dispose immediately
Do not shake hands
Stay at home with symptoms of the common cold or flu
Respect social distance of at least 2 metres
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More accurate genetic evaluations, drawing on ten years of New Zealand and international research, will be available to dairy farmers from February.
New Zealand Animal Evaluation Limited (NZAEL) Manager Dr Brian Wickham says dairy farmers are set to benefit from an enhanced genetic evaluations system that underpins the national breeding objective and evaluations farmers use to make breeding decisions.
“It will enable farmers to breed cows that are more efficient at converting feed into…read more ›
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.
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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 (MUN).
Cows bred for lower levels of MUN are expected to excrete less nitrogen in their urine, which then reduces the amount of nitrogen leached when cows are grazed on pasture.
This year over a quarter of all CRV Ambreed’s orders are for bu…read more ›
For the first time in New Zealand new embryo transfer biopsy and genomic selection technology is being used to boost elite animal breeding for the dairy industry.
CRV Ambreed’s Embryo Transfer (ET) programme pulls together existing technology in a new way, to reduce the time taken to produce elite high genetic merit bulls.
Animal Breeding Services (ABS) general manager, Jacqui Forsyth says the embryo transfer process for the most part works like IVF for humans.
“Eggs are collected from the cow using ultrasound which are then placed into a medium for 24 hours t…read more ›