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CRV’S HerdOptimizer wins Dairy Herd Management’s 2016 Innovation Award

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(Madison, Wisconsin.) — CRV is honored to have won the prestigious 2016 Dairy Herd Management Innovation Award at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. CRV was recognized for the company’s recent development of HerdOptimizer, a revolutionary genetic management program, at Dairy Herd Management’s customer appreciation reception on October 4.

Finalists were chosen by a panel of dairy farmers, agribusiness representatives and university experts who cast their votes on whether the product is game changing for dairy producers in the areas of efficiency, functionali…

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Convincing figures prove practical value of Better Life figures

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CRV’s Better Life figures are proving to be highly effective in significantly improving the technical results of herds. Irrefutable proof has been provided by analysis of 61,000 animals on almost 300 farms in the Netherlands and Belgium.
CRV introduced the Better Life figures in 2013 as practical indicators aimed at helping farmers breed efficient, easy-to-manage herds. Each CRV bull is scored for these traits. Large-scale analysis in practical situations has revealed the huge value of these figures for breeding purposes.

Higher lifetime production per cow
The eff…

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