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Heat Detection critical to success

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Accurate heat detection is critical to the success of artificial insemination (AI). CRV Estrotect™ Heat Detectors provide the most accurate way to detect a cow on heat.

Introducing the Breeding BullsEye, which makes it even clearer if the cow is on heat and ready to breed.

Estrotect, supplied by CRV Ambreed since 2002 have become a popular choice of Heat Detection aid for dairy farmers.  It’s accurate, easy to use and remains in place for the whole mating season, whatever the weather!

Proven and effective. Now even better!

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CRV Ambreed to launch online calculator for farmers to assess cows’urinary Nitrogen output

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CRV Ambreed has designed an assessment tool for its clients to calculate how much nitrogen their cows are excreting in urine.

It’s an online assessment tool into which the farmer inputs their own data, including the Milk Urea concentration (MU) value on their daily bulk milk reports, to calculate the amount of nitrogen their herd is excreting in urine. Knowing the numbers means they can take steps to address it if they need to.

The herd-improvement company made national headlines in 2017 when it announced a ground-breaking use of genetics. CRV Ambreed has shown i…

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Southland stock agent values healthy, efficient cows

Stock agent Matt Brinsdon loves his job. He’s with Rural Livestock in Southland and has been working as a stock agent, based in Gore, for 12 years.

“It’s a busy job year-round, and the work varies depending on the time of year,” says Brinsdon. It involves everything from photographing and marketing calves and cows, to showing and selling stock to clients and sorting contracts. The period leading into May and June is always particularly busy, as cows and heifers change hands and are delivered to new owners.”

Brinsdon enjoys talking with farmers around the eastern …

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2018 Catalogue Out Now

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Not long now until the 2018 Sire Catalogue will be delivered to CRV Ambreed clients. In the meantime you can register to attend your local Better Cow Tour.

The ‘Better Cows Tour’, features key CRV Ambreed staff discussing genetic solutions to tackle issues, how to improve herds, and they’ll showcase a forward-looking index that will help dairy farmers use a holistic approach to building their herds.

A2A2 is a hot topic at the moment, and we’re discussing that too. In our 2018 Portfolio we have plenty of quality sires offering A2A2 genetics across all breeds, Frie…

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On Farm Liquid Nitrogen Unit Management

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On Farm Tank Management Guidelines

Liquid Nitrogen is a dangerous good and needs to be handled and stored carefully.

Your unit will have a MSDS attached (material safety data sheet).  You should take the time to read it.   If you are not able to locate the MSDS please contact CRV Ambreed Customer Services on 0800 262 733.

 As the customer, you are responsible for managing this unit on your farm.

While designed to be sturdy and dependable, liquid nitrogen units are a little more fragile than they appear. They require regular care and attention to ensure the…

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