Cattle genetics company CRV USA is offering a complete package of genetic and product solutions that help producers who require their cows to harvest their own forage and breed the kind of cow that will thrive in their system. According to this company news release, bulls from CRV USA are selected for producers who care about fertility, efficiency, and components from cows on grass.
New Zealand Genetics
CRV USA’s sister company CRV Ambreed provides US grazing producers with the leading sires for the New Zealand Merit Index. NZMI is a ‘desired gains index’ that is designed to breed cows that produce at high levels, are easily managed, and have the capacity and udder quality to ensure durability over multiple lactations…
Dutch Polled Genetics
In the wake of mounting consumer awareness and pressure, CRV started a progressive breeding program for polled Holsteins. Because of this, CRV USA can offer you polled bulls from the prominent cow families in Europe and the US. Brought to you on the Dutch NVI breeding base, these bulls will allow you to breed a polled herd without compromising genetic progress…
The Fleckvieh breed is one of Europe’s oldest breeds and, with a total population of 41 million, it is the second largest breed in the world. It was developed to be highly productive on mostly grass-based diets and to produce higher amounts of fat and protein for cheese making…
A native to the Netherlands, the MRY is a dual purpose breed that can greatly increase protein content, improve fertility and lactation persistancy while maintaining body condition through out a lactation. The CRV MRY breeding program aims to up milk protein production and keeping veterinary costs low. Key traits of the MRY include, strong feet and legs, superb longevity, easy calving and valuable carcasses. Through out the world the MRY is becoming increasing popular due to it’s outstanding fertility, longevity and protein traits. With eight sires available in the US, MRY offers an alternative breed for producers practicing crossbreeding looking for a different red breed than Fleckvieh, Swedish Red, or Normande.
Dairy Beef Genetics
The mating season is a short window, and often times there are tail enders or cows that you don’t desire replacements from as they will not improve your herd long-term. For these animals, CRV has worked within its global breeding program to provide dairy beef bulls screened for fertility, calving ease, and short gestation to get those tail enders back on track. Breeds available include Angus, Hereford Polled, Limousin, and several others.
Breeding is investing in the future and CRV’s mating program, SireMatch, is designed to make the right breeding decisions while managing inbreeding and genetic defects. SireMatch is suitable for all herds’ needs and for every breeding goal, for every breed, and for every cow. In addition to SireMatch, CRV USA offers a complete package of breeding supplies including heat detection products such as patches, paint, and chalk as well as breeding guns, sheaths, gloves, and lubricants.