08 February 2019
MARKET STATEMENT: LIC’s half-year financial results for the six months to 30 November 2018.
10 January 2019
Whether it's bad news or a signal of resounding success, what's possible from a drop of milk is ultimately good for the continued viability of the farm.
21 December 2018
Results from a recent ‘frozen sexed semen field trial’, done in conjunction with Sexing Technologies, were a disappointment for LIC.
20 December 2018
Chief executive Wayne McNee reflects on some key highlights for the year and what trends you should keep an eye out for in 2019.
12 December 2018
It is time to start setting the farm up for summer, and it does mean more than stocking up on scorched almonds!
10 December 2018
The shape of New Zealand’s dairy sector continues to evolve with the latest data showing a shift to fewer dairy herds and a greater focus on their performance.
07 December 2018
Sophie Haslem has been appointed to the LIC Board of Directors, effective immediately.
09 November 2018
Four years ago LIC purchased 83 of the very best Crossbred bull calves in the country. Now we’re seeing ‘the best of the best’ emerge, promising positive influence on dairy cow performance for generations to come.
With more than half the bulls on the RAS list now straight Jersey, the breed is certainly punching well above its weight – particularly given the context the breed makes up just 10% of the national dairy herd.
08 November 2018
Dairy NZ’s ‘Ranking of Active Sires’ (RAS) list currently has your co-operative basking in some outstanding statistics. As it stands 9/10, 18/20 and 43 of the top-50 black and white bulls belong to you!
06 November 2018
Recently-published research indicates the greatest strides in genetic gain can be achieved by identifying the herd’s worst cows, rather than by identifying the herd’s best cows.
How information is proving to be the Connolly’s biggest tool for herd improvement.
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