Ranking of Active Sires

The Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) is a list of top ranking dairy sires. Individual breeding companies nominate their highest quality sires, and the bulls are then ranked according to their Breeding Worth.

NZAEL 3.0 Queries
Many of the main changes you can expect in the coming months are outlined within these web pages. However, if you have a specific query we are happy to help. Simply email support.nzael@dairynz.co.nz and include an identifier for any animals you’re enquiring about. Please also provide your contact details, preferred contact method and time(s), and we will respond as promptly as possible.

The quality of the bull team that you use each year is the single biggest driver of genetic improvement in your herd.

  • Target high BW bulls
  • Consider the traits you want to improve in your herd
  • Check your team and remove any bulls that score low on those traits.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to read the minimum requirements that a bull must meet to be included on this list.

The latest Animal Evaluation run took place on 29 April 2022 (the next run is on 27 May 2022). Click here to view the full AE run schedule.