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Environmentally friendly bulls welcomed

Four new ‘environmentally friendly’ bulls have been included as part of CRV Ambreed’s latest team of proven sires.

New graduates Ambzed Powells CORTEX S2F, Tralee Shadow DART-ET S2F, Glen Leith Degree OMNIBUS, and Calrenah And WATCHMAN ET are four of 28 bulls in the CRV Ambreed LowN Sires team for 2018.

“In March last year, we announced our plans to market bulls that are genetically superior for a new trait that is related to the amount of urea nitrogen in milk,” says Product Manager Oceania Peter van Elzakker.

He says the LowN Sires bull team was popular when…

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Dairy’s gold medal genetic performers take the stage

category Genetics, Products

Eighteen new graduate bulls have been awarded gold medal status as part of CRV Ambreed’s latest team of proven sires.

The bulls and their breeders have been through a rigorous, four-year selection process, which identifies those sires with the highest genetic merit.

CRV Ambreed’s proven sires feature in the herd improvement company’s annual catalogue, which thousands of dairy farmers peruse each year to select the right genetics to meet their herd improvement goals.

Product Manager Oceania Peter van Elzakker says dairy farmers want milking herds that are healt…

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Heat Detection Critical This Wet Spring

With this very wet spring, what impact will the weather have on the critical pre-mating period? 

We asked CRV Ambreed vet, Bill Hancock for advice.

“The weather will definitely have an impact. Cows may not have bounced back from calving as well as they would have in a warmer sunnier spring. They are going to be a little less enthusiastic about being active when cycling, less likely to be walking around the paddock, and not regularly riding.

This means farmers and farm staff need to keep a closer than usual eye on activities and use quality heat detection aids …

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CRV Ambreed’s popular genetics discovery to be showcased at Fieldays 2017

CRV Ambreed’s genetic discovery that it anticipates will reduce nitrogen leaching on New Zealand farms by 20% within 20 years is the focus of its presence at the National Agricultural Fieldays in June.

 

In what’s thought to be an international first, the dairy herd improvement company is marketing bulls under the LowN Sires™ brand whose daughters are expected to have reduced concentration of Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN). MUN is a measure of the amount of nitrogen contained as milk urea, and CRV Ambreed says there’s overwhelming international evidence of a direc…

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CRV Ambreed’s genetics discovery in Fieldays innovation award

CRV Ambreed’s genetic discovery that it anticipates will reduce nitrogen leaching on New Zealand farms by 20% within 20 years will compete in the Innovation Awards at the National Agricultural Fieldays in June.

 

In what’s thought to be an international first, the dairy herd improvement company is marketing bulls under the LowN Sires™ brand whose daughters are expected to have reduced concentration of Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN). MUN is a measure of the amount of nitrogen contained as milk urea, and CRV Ambreed says there’s overwhelming international evidence o…

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