Displaying items by tag: CRV AmBreed

Friday, 12 April 2019 09:23

Gene mapping service pinpoints percentage

DNA parentage testing is more accessible to dairy farmers thanks to the launch last month of CRV Ambreed’s revitalised DNA parentage testing service.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:33

CRV Ambreed revitalises gene mapping service

DNA parentage testing is now more accessible to dairy farmers with the launch of CRV Ambreed’s revitalised DNA parentage testing service.

Published in Management
Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:24

Tags to identify true Angus breed

New ear tags for dairy stock will sort out genuine Angus dairy cross cattle from all the rest, say its promoters.

Published in Management
Friday, 14 December 2018 08:00

Time to retire

No one is more passionate about breeding better dairy cows than Ray Lawrence, Taranaki.

Published in Management
Saturday, 27 October 2018 11:55

Breeding for lower nitrogen excretion

More farmers have asked this year about CRV Ambreed’s LowN sires, as they aim to start breeding for lower milk urea nitrogen concentration (MUN), says product manager Peter van Elzakker.

Published in Management
Friday, 19 October 2018 08:55

IVF-type technology for breeding cows

A new embryo transfer biopsy and genomic selection technology is being used to boost elite animal breeding for the dairy industry.

Published in Farm Health

New Zealand's 4.8 million milking cows excrete 1000 tonnes of nitrogen a day in their urine, and 200 tonnes of this end up in groundwater, says CRV Ambreed.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 18 November 2017 08:55

62 years and counting

AI technician Don Shaw (79) has been surrounded by dairy cows his entire life, bringing many calves into the world.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 21 August 2017 13:15

Record strike of bulls

Holstein Friesian New Zealand (HFNZ) says its joint sire proving programme with CRV Ambreed is breaking records.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 04 August 2017 12:55

N diverted to milk yield means less excretion

Research shows that cows bred for low urea concentration end up using more nitrogen for milk protein productions.

Published in Management
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