Weatherbys Scientific

31st March 2020
Weatherbys Scientific continues to operate having received ‘essential business’ classification from DAFM.

We continue to monitor and carefully adhere to all Government guidance and will ensure the health and safety of our employees while in the workplace.

We are committed to delivering our services including cattle and sheep genetic and genomic testing and equine parentage and haemolytic testing to the Thoroughbred and Non-Thoroughbred sectors.

Please stay safe and thank you for your continued support.

19th March 2020
As you are fully aware the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation is presenting unprecedented challenges to our communities and health care services.

Weatherbys Scientific take this situation and our responsibilities very seriously and are giving it our full attention and commitment.

We are doing our utmost to ensure that our customers and staff are looked after during this time of uncertainty.

We fully understand the business challenge that this pandemic is presenting and our team at Weatherbys Scientific will be doing its utmost to ensure that the DNA testing services can continue uninterrupted so as not to affect your business.

Nevertheless, the situation is dynamic and may change depending on the spread of the virus. We will be guided by Government advice and health care officials with the health and welfare of our staff and our customers being our primary concern.

In terms of Weatherbys Scientific Australia we suspended all international travel in line with government recommendations. Equally we have chosen to suspend all domestic air travel and limit face to face meetings wherever possible.

As part of this, effective already Weatherbys Scientific Australia has a new postal address for general mail and sample shipment.

Please send all future sample deliveries to this address to avoid potential delays.

Weatherbys Scientific Australia
PO BOX 346
Nuriootpa, South Australia

We will continue to communicate with you on a regular basis to keep you informed of any potential changes to our services. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call or email the team at Weatherbys Scientific.

Romy Morrin-O’Donnell
International Sales Director
Weatherbys Scientific
Mobile: +353 (0)87 6580361
Email: rmorrin@weatherbys.ie

Customer Services Email: 

Call Customer Services:
Ireland +353 (0)45 875521
UK +44 (0)1933 304844

Bill Burgess
National Business Development Manager, ANZ
Weatherbys Scientific
Mobile: +61 (0)424 004 622
Email: bburgess@weatherbys.com.au
Web: https://www.weatherbysscientific.com/ANZ

Weatherbys Scientific scientists have played a crucial role in having the Droimeann cattle breed declared as a native rare Irish cattle breed. This is the first breed declared by the FAO as such since the Kerry Bog Pony in 2005 and all of the laboratory work was carried out in our state of the art facilities in Naas Co. Kildare. For more information please see here.

Weatherbys Scientific laboratory in Ireland relocates to a new state-of-the-art facility. 

Download the Press Release here.

Weatherbys Scientific has begun providing its leading DNA testing, genomics and bioinformatics services to livestock industries in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, thanks to a partnership with the University of Adelaide and facilitated by the State Government. 

Download the Press Release here.

Weatherbys Scientific is proud to sponsor the 7th International Symposium on Animal Functional Genomics in conjunction with the Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes Workshop in Adelaide, South Australia from 12th-15th November, 2018. Visit isafg2018.com to find out more. 

Download the meeting announcement  here.

Weatherbys Scientific announce certification as approved Genomic Nominators by The Council on Dairy Cattle Breeding (CDCB). 

Download the full press release here.

Dr. Jennifer McClure Discusses Beef Genetics at the Centre for Grassland Studies

Dr McClure acts as consultant to Weatherbys Scientific in North America. View the centre for Grassland Studies newsletter here.