August 23, 2020

If you are a dairy farmer, the prosperity of your future lies in your heifers - the future of your herd.

World Wide Sires says calving is arguably the biggest time of the year but do you ever step back and look at your calves and freshly calved heifers and ask yourself...

May 7, 2020

A team of bulls in the US has achieved ‘global essential worker’ status for its role in helping fuel the world’s dairy industry.

Each year, around 1300 elite dairy sires stationed at Select Sires’ 303 hectare Ohio bull farm and 212 hectare Wisconsin bull farm are charge...

May 3, 2020

The decision to move to overseas genetics has put a Northland farming couple on the track to achieving 500kgMS/cow.

The Sandford property at Waipu has been in Wayne Sandford’s family for several generations. Wayne took over the running of the 157 hectare farm and herd a...

April 27, 2020

World Wide Sires NZ takes the health of our customers and staff extremely seriously. During these troubled times we want to reassure you that we are doing our best to protect you, your family and your business from COVID-19 while continuing to provide the level of serv...

April 2, 2020

Like most agricultural service organisations, World Wide Sires is reassuring farmers around the world that its services remain, despite the outbreak of COVID-19. 

Providing a Kiwi perspective, Craig Robertson, World Wide Sires' Manager of Sales and Marketing, said the...

February 12, 2020

From left Dyanne Osborne and daughter Annabelle Scherer

The road less travelled has always had appeal for Dyanne Osborne.

“I’ve always been a bit of a trailblazer, always looked outside the square and have always questioned the status quo to see if there is a better way,...

September 5, 2019

The ‘Resilient Dairy’ research launched by LIC at National Fieldays in June is an “overdue but welcome initiative” because New Zealand is lagging in dairy genetics, says genetics company World Wide Sires.

The seven year programme ‘Resilient Dairy: Innovative Breeding fo...

July 11, 2019

Poor udder quality in many New Zealand cows contributes to them being culled in their first and second lactations, imposing an unsustainable cost, says a visiting expert.

Rebekah Mast, the genetic director for World Wide Sires, recently visited New Zealand.

She has worke...

June 27, 2019

A man regarded as ‘the Godfather of the Jersey breed’ recently visited New Zealand to extol the virtues of a breed he has “loved” since he was a child.

Herby Lutz grew up in Chester, South Carolina and recalls wanting to be a dairy farmer when he was nine years old.


May 28, 2019

Dairy farmers who are achieving the highest profit margins on their farms tend to be those who invest and utilise technology to improve efficiency and production. The rate of improvement in dairy genetics, however, is not keeping pace with technology.

Dairy farmer, Loui...

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