11 December 2019
We have the incentive of a strong payout in front of us, so we naturally want to maximise milk production.
05 December 2019
A sudden low payout in their first year sharemilking was a shock, and Simon & Aimee Player knew they had to increase the value of their asset quick-smart.
An increasing number of farmers In Northland are turning to once-a-day (OAD) milking from twice-a-day (2AD) milking.
28 November 2019
The latest New Zealand Dairy Statistics reveal farmers’ focus on productivity and efficiency is paying off with milk production increasing despite cow numbers stabilising.
21 November 2019
This time of year sees LIC’s livestock selection and genetics teams eagerly awaiting each weekly animal evaluation run to see who’s lining up to be future Premier Sires.
15 November 2019
The demand for KiwiCross® continues to grow year-on-year, with 40.6% of all semen ordered from LIC being KiwiCross (to date, 2019).
12 November 2019
The country’s list of top artificial breeding sires is expected to receive a shakeup in the coming months as new, young bulls take their place at the top – superseding previous generations to drive new rates of genetic gain.
These bulls were born in 2015, the result of some excellent mating decisions made back in 2014.
11 November 2019
What resources are needed if the summer is great, average, or poor?
05 November 2019
LIC calls for NZ to remain vigilant to protect against M. bovis after taking home an award for its response to the outbreak at this year’s Biosecurity Awards.
23 October 2019
We are now well into October and pasture production is heading in the right direction.
22 October 2019
We are heading into one of the most important parts of the season when your management ability can influence a large part of milking season. This is of course, how you manage your pastures to maximise energy harvested.
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