DNA birth tagging and testing all their replacement heifers is providing David and Joanna Diprose with certainty of parentage even when they’re not hands-on farm.
David and Joanna own a 305-hectare 800 cow farm in Ermedale and a 79-hectare 250 cow operation in Wyndham. One property is run by a manager and the other by a 24% sharemilker. The Diproses have used CRV Ambreed’s DNA parentage testing service for the last three years to determine the ancestry of their two crossbred herds. They have recently received results from DNA testing this season’s 310 repl…read more ›
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…read more ›
CRV Estrotect™ heat detectors are proven to be effective and now they’re an even better heat detection aid for dairy farmers.
They’ve long held a reputation amongst dairy farmers as the best heat detection product on the market, and to make heat detection even more accurate, a new ‘Breeding Patch’ has been introduced.
The indicator makes it clearer if the cow is on heat and ready to breed. Once half the patch has been rubbed, farmers can be confident that the cow is cycling and ready for insemination.
The new Breeding Patch development came about after input f…read more ›
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 improved Estrotect Breeding Patch, 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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From rural banking to cow genetics: meet the new CRV Ambreed field consultant for Taranaki Gill Haenga
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 …read more ›