Working for CRV as an AB Technician is great

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Tash Meredith and her daughter Sophie are passionate about helping farmers breed healthy, happy cows.  Tash thinks she has inseminated more than 100,000 cows during her career.

“To be an AB technician you have to have an interest in farming and a basic knowledge of cows. It’s amazing how much breeding can affect the profitability and productivity of an entire farm business. It’s an important time of the year for dairy farmers.”

As well as working as an AB technician, Tash also works on the family farm where they milk 550, predominately Friesian cows.

“It’s a busy lifest…

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A team approach to breeding

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Automate offers a team approach to breeding, whereby the specific bulls are selected by the CRV breeding team. The team is selected for more than just high BW. The Automate Crossbred team offers excellent production, good farmer traits, excellent capacity as well as all being A2A2.

Peter van Elzakker, Product Development Manager, CRV

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Herd Testing – Phil Smith

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“We are always keen to find ways to improve, so we asked the farm owner if they would mind us shifting to CRV Ambreed as our herd test provider. They agreed and it’s been the best thing we have done,”

 

Phil Smith

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Polled – Peter van Elzakker

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“We have been developing our hornless or ‘polled’ product line for more than 10 years to make life easier for farmers and their animals.

Keeping staff safe is also a top priority, with the added bonus of eliminating the time and financial cost of disbudding calves.”

 

Peter van Elzakker, Product Development Manager

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Progeny Test 2020

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“The Progeny Test Programme gives us the flexibility to continue with breeding goals within our herd, while keeping costs well controlled”
Ben and Melissa Lilley – Millydale Pastures Ltd, Canterbury. PT clients since 2016.

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