06 July 2020
Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) Genetics and LIC have joined forces to fulfil growing demand for quality beef genetics suitable for New Zealand dairy cows and support a continued focus on animal welfare.
20 April 2020
LIC has invested $70 million over the last three decades to improve the accuracy of its animal evaluation system with improved data providing better predictions on breeding worth for our farmers and industry.
16 August 2019
LIC has taken home the ‘Co-operative Business of the Year’ award at this year’s Co-operative Business Awards.
19 July 2019
Suit your farm, suit your cows, suit yourself.
13 June 2019
The programme will drive improvements in the health and wellbeing of the national dairy herd and a step-change in sustainable milk production.
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.
18 October 2018
The future growth and sustainability of the New Zealand dairy industry will be underpinned by innovation and investment in research and development (R&D).
14 August 2018
We take a look at the symptoms of blind quarters, and review a 2007 study of two-year-old cows which found there is little to no correlation between genetic traits and the development of the condition.
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?
31 May 2018
This year at National Fieldays we’re at new location on E street. We’ll be side by side with LIC Automation, at E76 and E78. We’d love to see you there.
19 January 2018
MEDIA RELEASE - More than 1000 delegates from around the world will travel to New Zealand to take part in three prestigious animal recording and genetics conferences in February.
20 December 2017
Dairy NZ's Dr Jeremy Bryant provides an impartial summary about genetic gain and its implications.
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