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CRV Feed efficiency

Using the breeding value feed efficiency soon results in 10% higher milk production for the same feed costs. CRV is the only company in the world to base this breeding value on real feed intake data.

HerdOptimizer Go

HerdOptimizer Go uses a genomic test to reveal the genetic potential of your female animals. The outcome consists of breeding values based on the Dutch system for over 50 traits related to milk production, health, practice proven feed efficiency scores and conformation. This will give you a reliable prediction of the performance of the animals in the future. CRV also provides unique CRV breeding indicators for health and efficiency.

Latest news

Lifetime production from durable Dutch dairy cows rises again

The age of cows on Dutch dairy farms was higher again last year. The average milk production per lactation barely increased, but the increased longevity resulted in higher than ever lifetime production.

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‘Cows that utilise feed well, keep the cost price low’

Dairy farmer Hans Janssen about feed efficiency: ‘We need cows that convert feed efficiently into milk. That is where breeding can also help.’

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The sixteen 100-tonners on the Knoef family farm bring a smile to your face

Sixteen absolute champions in milk production owned by dairy farmers Jos, Ingrid and Ben Knoef in Geesteren. Watch the video of the the sixteen 100-tonners

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CRV, leading in health and efficiency

CRV Health

A healthy herd makes work more pleasurable and profitable. The CRV Health index improves fertility and udder and hoof health. This has the advantage of making herd management easier and reducing the number of cows that require treatment.

CRV Efficiency

An efficient herd has a higher output in kilograms of milk or beef using a lower input of resources. That is better for profitability and for the environment! CRV Efficiency index increases feed efficiency, boosts longevity and the herd’s production levels.