Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:21

No longer so sure about BW

OPINION: Breeding worth (BW) was introduced decades ago and has served farmers well as a breeding guide – or has it?

Published in Opinion
Friday, 15 March 2019 10:51

Genomics key to smaller, efficient herds

The call for dairy farmers to prepare now for a future with smaller, more productive herds depends on access to superior dairy sires.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 November 2018 07:55

Genetics the key to more milk

The ability of dairy cows to use feed to produce higher quantities of milk is a genetics issue, says the world’s largest dairy farmer cooperative.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 01 November 2018 07:55

Prepare for smaller, more productive herds

Dairy farmers worldwide are being urged to prepare now for a future with a smaller herd of higher producing cows, says the general manager of World Wide Sires New Zealand, Hank Lina.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 10:55

Demand for A2 dairy sires

Farmer demand for A2 dairy bulls for the upcoming mating season is at record levels, says the marketing arm of World Wide Sires NZ.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 November 2017 07:55

AB industry needs umbrella group

In the wake of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak, one of New Zealand’s main bull semen suppliers is calling for an industry body to be set up to implement country-wide testing and biosecurity standards.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 14:55

Greater yield from fewer cows

Farmers must start figuring how to reduce cow numbers without losing farm production or profit.

Published in General News

When Manawatu dairy farmer Kelly Powell talks about Holstein-Friesian cows you can hear the excitement and passion in her voice.

Published in General News

A New Zealand dairy farmer who has farmed overseas and worked with some of the largest dairy genetics organisations now heads World Wide Sires in New Zealand.

Published in Agribusiness