20 September 2018
It is mid-September and as calving draws to a close it is time to ensure mating plans are in place.
03 September 2018
LIC, the largest supplier of artificial breeding services to New Zealand’s dairy farms, is introducing daily testing of bull semen to combat the threat of the Mycoplasma bovis cattle disease.
31 August 2018
We are taking all measures possible to help protect the national herd from Mycoplasma bovis and will continue to comply with all MPI directives.
17 August 2018
Many farms are struggling with wet soils making for slower growth rates and poorer utilisation.
15 August 2018
We need to carry out some important work on our database later this month which unfortunately requires MINDA to go offline.
MEDIA RELEASE: Farmer owned co-operative LIC is pleased to announce its board chairman Murray King has been named Co-operative Leader of the Year at the Co-operative Business NZ Awards 2018.
27 July 2018
On average 50% of calves born are heifers, however, each year some dairy farms end up with far fewer heifers born from AB matings than expected. Why is this?
19 July 2018
MARKET STATEMENT: LIC’s financial results for the year ending 31 May 2018.
11 July 2018
MARKET STATEMENT: On 14 March 2018, Livestock Improvement Corporation LIC shareholders approved the proposal to simplify LIC’s share structure by bringing its existing two classes of shares together into a single class.
10 July 2018
Use our Premier Sires to ensure the latest generation of young replacements entering your herd are adding genetic gain.
02 July 2018
The Holstein-Friesian and Jersey breed societies of New Zealand recently awarded LIC bulls for their top industry status.
21 June 2018
The PW mix now contains five production values, with somatic cell count now complementing fat, protein, volume, and liveweight. This may change in-herd cow rankings. We explain the logic.
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