FAST FORWARD 2018 – Latest InSires and a new Graduate

category Genetics, Other


Fast forward your genetic gain by using the next generation of Insires now. Create high indexing Friesian heifer calves for the replacement market.

Introducing early release InSires :

EDGECOMBE SB TATAWAI S1F (Beamer x Blitz x Export)

LORNLACE HH DESIGN-ET S3F (Hothouse x Mint Edition x Extasy)

MEANDER AMPLIFIER-ET S2F (Beamer x Illustrious x Oman)

PLUS Introducing a new Graduate : Superior Protein / LowStature / Extreme Capacity

LORNLACE RMS DEMON-ET S2F, breed by Ash Farms Ltd


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From rural banking to cow genetics: meet the new CRV Ambreed field consultant for Taranaki Gill Haenga

category Other, Services

New CRV Ambreed field consultant Gill Haenga knows the roads and the people of the Taranaki region well.

Over the past 12 years, as a rural account manager for ASB Bank in New Plymouth, she travelled extensively around Taranaki region meeting farmers.

As CRV Ambreed’s newly appointed field consultant for coastal Taranaki/Manaia, Ms Haenga will again be traversing some of those same rural roads, turning up farm driveways to meet and talk with farmers. The area encompasses Okato to Manaia, and the coastal side of Mt Taranaki.

Building relationships is something …

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CRV Ambreed AI technician marks 62 years working in dairy genetics

category Other, Services

Don Shaw, 79, has been surrounded by dairy cows his entire life. And, in his role as an artificial insemination (AI) technician for CRV Ambreed, he’s been responsible for bringing a fair few calves into the world.

Raised on an Ohaupo farm, Mr Shaw is a fourth generation New Zealand dairy farmer. For the past 62 years he’s also worked as an AI technician, inseminating an estimated 250,000 cows in that time.

At 17, Mr Shaw started his artificial breeding (AB) training with South Auckland Herd Improvement.

“You weren’t supposed to train until you were 18, but I …

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Guaranteeing herd improvement with the best of the best

category Other

Holstein Friesian New Zealand and CRV Ambreed are proud to announce the latest tool to increase the standard of black and white genetics in New Zealand – Holstein Friesian Genetic Leaders Superior Female Programme.

Launched today, this programme will identify superior registered Holstein Friesian females throughout the country who are set to produce superior male progeny to be offered to the already-successful Holstein Friesian Genetic Leaders Male Programme.

HFNZ members will have the opportunity to nominate animals for the programme and with two rounds to pass…

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Scientist and businesswoman takes on engagement role for CRV Ambreed’s LowN Sires

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An educator and businesswoman with a strong background in animal science has joined CRV Ambreed, taking on a newly created stakeholder engagement role to promote LowN Sires.

Lynda Clark taught animal science at Lincoln University for 16 years and was the founding general manager of Dairy Women’s Network. She also holds governance roles and works as a coach and facilitator.

“We are really pleased to have Lynda join our team at CRV Ambreed,” says CRV Ambreed’s Managing Director Angus Haslett. “She brings to the role not only an understanding of animal science and t…

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