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Farmers able to access Milk Urea Nitrogen breeding values through CRV Ambreed

category Genetics, Services

Dairy farmers herd testing and herd recording with CRV Ambreed will soon receive their Milk Urea Nitrogen (MUN) breeding values.

CRV Ambreed Managing Director Angus Haslett says the additional information will be welcomed by farmers wanting to use LowN Sires™, CRV’s low-MUN bulls.

The dairy herd improvement company made a major announcement in late March about its genetic discovery that it anticipates could reduce nitrogen leaching on New Zealand farms by 20% within 20 years and result in a more sustainable dairy industry.

In what’s thought to be an internatio…

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Growing AI team seeking technicians

category AI, Business news

CRV Ambreed is currently recruiting AI technicians to join our growing technician team. If you have:

At least two years’ experience.
A proven track record of excellent results.
Desire to be part of a dynamic, fun team.

… then we’d like to talk.

If you’re ready to make the change, contact our AI Manager, Cara O’Connor, for a confidential talk on 0800 262 733 or email cara.oconnor@crv4all.co.nz

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CRV Ambreed says 2016 Artificial Insemination numbers already up on 2015

Artificial Insemination rates among CRV Ambreed customers are already higher in 2016 than 2015, the herd-improvement firm says.

 

CRV Ambreed Managing Director Angus Haslett says Artificial Insemination (AI) rates have been steady throughout most of 2016 but have now overtaken last year’s total numbers. He says there was a noticeable rise in demand following the recent milk price hike in November.

 

CRV Ambreed contracts, trains and certifies 200 AI technicians around New Zealand and, overall, has about a quarter of the New Zealand herd-improvemen…

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AI technicians part of programme

West Coast dairy farmer Colin van der Geest has used CRV Ambreed’s artificial insemination (AI) Technician Service for two years.

“The service is good, the technicians are clean and tidy and do the job properly, which is the most important thing to me,” Colin said.

“I’m pleased with the stock I get from using CRV Ambreed, particularly the physical attributes.”

CRV Ambreed’s national AI service development manager Cara O’Connor said CRV Ambreed contracted, trained and certified around 200 AI technicians to inseminate close to half a million cows each year throu…

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Flash heat detection device wins innovation award

Gallagher was a winner at this year’s New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays receiving the Fieldays International Innovation Award for its Flashmate electronic heat detectors, sold by CRV Ambreed.

The animal management technology provider unveiled Flashmates last year.  Since their release to market, Flashmates have proven to be a game changer for farmers wanting to lift their herd’s mating performance.

Mark Harris, global marketing manager for Gallagher, said the award was a nice fit with the 2016 Fieldays theme of collaboration and the company was “extremel…

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