CRV is an innovative international organization for cattle improvement with the cooperative CRV u.a. as shareholder whose members are located in The Netherlands and in Flanders. Since 1874 CRV has been striving for Better Cows > Better Life. A better life for cows leads to a better life for farmers, their livestock and the environment. Together with more than 21,000 members-farmers, we are working to improve cattle herds all over the world. The right balance between healthy and efficient cows is our starting point, because the healthier a cow is, the more efficient she produces. With care and attention for the health and welfare of animals and our responsibility to our environment. We do this by supplying top genetics, smart breeding management solutions and personal herd advice. We develop products and services that add value in these areas for professional dairy and beef farmers.
We have twelve breeding programs for different breeds from different parts of the world. Within each breeding program the very best bulls are selected that inherit the most important health and efficiency traits of that breed.
Cobb-Vantress, Inc. is a poultry research and development company engaged in the production improvement and sale of broiler breeding stock. Founded in 1916, Cobb is the world’s oldest pedigree broiler breeding company, growing into one of the world’s leading suppliers of broiler breeding stock, with distribution into over 120 countries. Cobb has contributed to the dynamic efficiency and growth of an industry that has transformed chicken into an economically affordable healthy protein source for over 7 billion people worldwide.
Utilising innovation and technology, Cobb leads genetic progress and delivers product improvements that benefit customers and consumers worldwide.
Renowned for providing the best technical support and services to allow customers to maximise their flocks potential, Cobbs selection emphasises liveability, feed efficiency, and meat conversion as high priorities in the development of the Cobb500, while also continuing to improve the health and wellbeing of their birds.
Founded in 2005, Hendrix Genetics has quickly become a leading international animal breeding company. With 3,500 employees, Hendrix Genetics works daily to improve the genetics of a wide range of animal species: turkeys, layers, traditional poultry, swine, salmon, trout and shrimp. We strive to produce animals that can perform well under all circumstances.
With a strong track record of targeted acquisitions and organic growth, Hendrix Genetics has quickly built a strong portfolio of leading genetics brands. Each Hendrix Genetics brand has its own breeding program, tailored to the specific market needs. Our focus is to improve the performance of our animals with each new generation.
With operations in 25 countries, we are committed to supporting the global food challenge with high quality animal genetics. It is anchored in our vision to set the standard for sustainable animal breeding.
Topigs Norsvin is renowned for its innovative approach in implementing new technologies and its continuous focus on cost-efficient pig production. Our focus on innovative breeding means we achieve higher genetic progress each year. This creates extra added value and new possibilities for our partners. Our genetic improvement is based on two major cornerstones: sustainability and efficiency. In our words: balanced breeding and total feed efficiency.
Topigs Norsvin is farmer-owned, with a philosophy of paying dividends through genetic progress. This means we generate maximum added value for our customers.
Topigs Norsvin provides the best service and support. A team of local and global support specialists advise and help partners. This enables producers to capture the full potential of Topigs Norsvin genetics.
Thanks to our local presence, we know individual needs and circumstances. This makes Topigs Norsvin the natural first choice for long-term partnerships for the entire pig industry. We take pride in working together with our partners to find new solutions and to help their business thrive.