27 November 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

  • LIC and farm financial management software company Figured partner up

    The leading position LIC occupies in herd improvement is being combined with the expertise provided Figured, a cloud-based farm accounting software company.

  • LIC annual art competition: 2014

    Winners have been selected in the LIC art competition for kids. This year the standard of entries was higher than ever. Find out who won, who placed, and who was highly-commended.

  • Maximise pasture management, maximise money

    A silver-lining from the low payout will perhaps result in a greater focus on getting the basics of pasture management right... in light of the forecast payout, an ability to convert the simple elements of water, nutrients and sunlight into milk, as the cheapest form of feed, will maximise profits.

  • 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.

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