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Understanding Sire Proofs – an important tool for genetic selection

Tweet In the US all bulls are progeny tested and records are collated. They are peer reviewed and in addition any improvements are highlighted. The testing results are available every 4 months and farmers wait for these proofs. But it is important to understand the proofs (how to read the sire proofs) and decide of […]

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Its all about Rumen Development of Calves to get them growing faster

Tweet Calves need a good start and it is important and producers need to give that head start to the calves, if they want these animals to perform later in life. Must get Colustrum at least 2 – 3 liters in first 1 hr of life, start on grain based calf starter within 3-4 days, […]

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Manage summer stress to get more cows pregnant; Cool cows conceive better

Tweet Summer is a difficult time for a cow-herd. As temperatures rise, cows eat, ruminate and lie down less, which has a negative effect on their comfort, production and reproduction. Here are a few ways to manage heat stress in your herd: Keep animals hydrated – Cows will drink 30 percent more water during times […]

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World Wide Sires Delivers Industry Leading Genetics

Tweet World Wide Sires (WWS) bulls dominate the industry with outstanding fertility, creating high producing daughters with healthy and balanced udders, strong feet and legs, and excellent TPI. WWS delivers a diverse line up of bulls and offers elite genetics for every management system. High fertility is a top priority for any well-managed herd. WWS […]

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HAPPY DEEPAVALI 2014

Tweet Wishing you a very Happy Diwali. May this festival of lights bring happiness, joy and prosperity to you and your family Amit Sachdev, India Consultant, World Wide Sires * E mail: indiawws@gmail.com  

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Using Sexed Semen in Dairy and Managing Heifers: Getting the most out of your investment

Tweet Sexed semen is finishing its first decade on the market, and has so far been an extremely successful product around the world. It has given dairy farmers the ability to select for females to maximize the value of each pregnancy, increasing the genetic potential of their herd and helping to improve their bottom line. […]

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Importance of DPR in Dairy Business – Putting a value to it

Tweet In 2003, a new measurement for female fertility became available to dairy farmers around the world – PTAs for Daughter Pregnancy Rate (DPR). DPR is a measurement of the number of eligible cows who become pregnant during a 21-day period.  DPR PTAs (predicted transmitting abilities) allow breeders to compare different bulls to determine their […]

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Heifer’s are the future – take care of the calves

Tweet An interesting article appeared in the The Dairy Mail – Nov 2013 on the use of Calf Milk Replacer in dairy industry and how heavier calves tended to be inseminated early and also produce more milk. Better growth certainly will help the calves, and they will have more capacity to consume food and metabolise […]

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HAPPY DIWALI

Tweet Amit Sachdev, India Consultant, World Wide Sires * E mail: indiawws@gmail.com

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