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Have You Herd? – August 2018

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View a PDF version of the Have You Herd? Newsletter-August 2018.

More milk out of your feed with CRV’s August lineup

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CRV continues to lead the efficiency in genetics for a better bottom line, with the launch of two new exclusive feed efficiency traits this August 2018. In addition, CRV USA adds a strong list of new additions to their Holstein and Jersey lineup with the #1,2 and 3 highest ranking... read more ›

Cows go Dutch with new feed efficiency trait

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The next revolution in cattle breeding Imagine this: a cow that produces more (premium) milk per lbs of feed she eats. She isn’t smaller or less healthy. She simply converts her feed into milk more efficiently. With 50% of costs on a dairy farm going to feed, creating more milk... read more ›

Crossbreeding in practice

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Breeding cattle by crossing different dairy breeds is a practice that regularly occurs in the dairy cattle sector. Its popularity rises and falls, but analysis performed by CRV has revealed that there is a permanent group of farmers who continue to mix and match two or three dairy breeds with... read more ›

Beyond Fat and Protein: 4 milk characteristics to add to your breeding program

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In the current milk market, making money through milk is all about the amount of components produced in a hundredweight. With fat and protein percent being highly heritable, genetic selection is one of the routes a dairy producer can take to increase a milk check. Selective breeding is about preparing... read more ›