Murchison dairy farmer David Thurlow is driving efficiency on his farm and taking control of his entire breeding process using CRV’s sexed semen.
- For Taranaki dairy farmers Hayden and Alecia Lawrence, DNA testing their herd has been a game-changer for their breeding programme and the profitability of their business.
- Dairy farmers are being urged to use genetics to breed facial eczema (FE) tolerance into their herds, with unseasonably humid conditions nationwide again creating the perfect environment for the disease to thrive.
- Using DNA to identify the unique make-up of a dairy cow will become an increasingly powerful tool for dairy farmers as they look to fast-track the genetic gain of their herds, says new CRV myDNA Product Manager Anna Morrow.
- New CRV sales consultant Brooke Kennett will be a familiar face to those she visits as she makes her way around farms in Coastal Taranaki over the next few months.
- CRV has collaborated with Genus IntelliGen® Technologies to bring proven innovative sexed semen technology to New Zealand, giving dairy farmers access to high quality sexed semen to accelerate the genetic gains of their herd.
- Getting cows in calf has become part of the family business for CRV artificial breeding technician Joanne Polglaze from Kaikohe in Northland.