04 March 2019
High-indexing polled bulls (which breed naturally hornless animals) are an attractive option for some farmers.
27 February 2019
Read LIC’s submissions to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) on the dairy herd improvement industry review.
21 February 2019
Fonterra’s announcement that it will sign up farms to supply milk for The a2 Milk Company matches the demand we have experienced for our A2 genetics and testing services.
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.
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