25 October 2014

Welcome to LIC

We're about improving dairy farmer prosperity.


LIC is a cooperative, so belongs exclusively to its New Zealand-based dairy farmer customers.

The company has a proud history, having pioneered several key initiatives that today provide New Zealand dairy farmers with their competitive edge on the world stage. Examples include the systematic herd testing of milk quality, the distribution of Long Last Liquid (fresh) semen, and the introduction of DNA technology to genomically identify, and select, elite sires.

Our work to continuously improve dairy cow performance continues: A significant part of this responsibility is to provide reproductive solutions that suit the needs of individual farming customers.

On a national scale, it's our pledge to continue to set new benchmarks for our country's dairy herd.

Year in.

Year out.

Latest News

  • Short gestation genetics breakthrough

    Two hereford calves born recently on a South Canterbury farm might hold the key to increasing the number of milking days for New Zealand dairy cows.

  • New director appointed to LIC board

    LIC has appointed Abigail (Abby) Foote as an independent director to its board, effective immediately.

  • Food, colours, top calf names for 2014

    Get in quick! Entries into the annual LIC art competition for rural kids close on 20 October.

  • Notice of annual meeting

    LIC’s Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 22 October: 10.30am at Kingsgate Hotel, 100 Garnett Avenue, Hamilton.

  • Jersey genetics in hot demand

    Terrific and Speedway are two of the top four selling bulls of all breeds at LIC, with more than 48,000 frozen straws already sold for insemination this spring. They will also produce up to 180,000 straws of fresh semen as members of Premier Sires Jersey bull teams.


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