- Efficient feed conversion
- More milk
- Positive environmental impact
Breeding for feed efficiency
CRV FeedExcel ensures a highly productive herd that delivers more milk with less feed. Simply the smartest way to higher margins and lower emissions.
Do you want to increase your revenues by breeding for feed efficiency? Try the CRV feed efficiency calculator to take control for a FeedExcel herd.
CRV feed efficiency calculator
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Take control and increase revenues
The feed efficiency calculator shows the effect on your farm of a bull which has a breeding value feed efficiency between 100 and 114 when used on average cows (breeding value 100). Note: Enter rounded numbers, without a period or comma.
Partner with us for a FeedExcel herd with more efficient feed conversion, more milk and less emissions. Get in contact with us about your feed efficiency calculator results so we can advise you personally.
Efficient feed conversion
Highly productive herd
CRV FeedExcel ensures a highly productive herd that promises:
- 25% more milk* or
- 25% less feed*
- and 25% less methane emissions in 2050
*Based on CRV's own research on commercial dairy farms where the 25% best cows for feed efficiency were compared to the 25% lowest.
Simply the smartest way to higher margins and lower emissions.
In a world of rising costs, stricter regulations , and resource scarcity, farmers are under increasing pressure not only to feed a growing global population but to do so sustainably. An industry leader in livestock management and genetics, with FeedExcel CRV introduces innovative new ways to help farmers reach their goals.
Positive effects of CRV’s FeedExcel
High quality genetics for highly feed efficient cows
CRV FeedExcel is backed by years of cooperation with farmers, leading developments in science, and the largest feed-intake dataset in the world based on real feed intakes from lactating cows on commercial dairy farms.
Dairy farmer Wietse Duursma is the owner of a farm with 300 dairy cows and 150 young animals. He has seen the positive effects of CRV’s FeedExcel program on his farm firsthand. The Vroege family are the owners of a dairy of 1,100 cows. These are two of the five commercial farms in The Netherlands where CRV monitors the feed intake and milk production of individual cows with feed bins.