Jersey brochure: Spring 2021.
- Very efficient and high components
- Almost 100% A2A2
- Best bottom-line profitability
Jerseys are the fastest growing breed in the United States. No wonder, as multiple studies indicate that Jersey is the breed for efficiency and bottom-line profitability. The Jersey population in the US is growing by about 18% per year.
But Jerseys aren’t just a popular breed in the US. CRV is excited to tap into the best Jersey genetics from all around the world. With varying breeding goals and bloodlines, you can pick & choose which Jersey fits your herd the best.
Unique breeding values
Jerseys are unique, the calves have a small birth weight, on average about 60 pounds. In general Jerseys have easy births, the difficult birth rate is less than 1%, this means that the calves have a good start. It is possible to breed Jerseys at a younger age and to get them in to the milking herd sooner, because the heifers reach sexual maturity earlier in life.
Sustainable, efficient, profitable
Jerseys are a very sustainable breed, they use 11% less land, 32% less water, and their carbon footprint is 20% less than other breeds. Jersey is the breed for efficiency and high bottom-line profitability.
Overall, CRV looks for the following characteristics in all marketed Jersey bulls:
- Bottom-line profitability
- High feed efficiency
- Long Productive life
- Good fertility
- Excellent health
- Milk with high solids
- Outcross pedigrees
Start breeding with CRV Jersey
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