Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:55

Fresh is best semen trial finds

A field trial using frozen sexed semen didn’t produce the desired results, says LIC.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 22 October 2018 08:55

Heat detection with no tail paint

The latest device from the Irish maker, Moocall Heat, monitors cows for heat detection, centering on a collar worn by the bull to detect his activity as he moves through the herd. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 19 October 2018 08:55

IVF-type technology for breeding cows

A new embryo transfer biopsy and genomic selection technology is being used to boost elite animal breeding for the dairy industry.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 10 November 2016 09:55

Fertility on the rise

Better breeding is shown to be raising the fertility level of Holstein Friesians, say the breeders.

Published in Management
Friday, 28 August 2015 14:00

Feed intake data sets Oz breeding values

The latest Australian Breeding Values (ABVs) will be under the spotlight when Australia hosts an international genetics conference in Lorne, Victoria, next month.

Published in Farm Health

Mating more dairy cows to beef sires and rearing more dairy-beef calves are attractive options for some dairy farmers as they look for ways to supplement their income.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:00

Ram breeders welcome BSC BVs

A breeding value for ewe body condition score (BCS) will be available to ram breeders by the end of September. 

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 13:00

FE’s spread encourages ram breeders

Scientists are noting a geographic spread of facial eczema (FE) and urging ram breeders to start introducing tolerance into their flocks, sooner rather than later.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 15:29

LIC earnings rise

LIC says its full-year results reflect the resilience of farmers and their commitment to herd improvement.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:10

LIC sires named best in season

Two of LIC's artificial breeding bulls were named sires of the season by Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies at their annual conferences last month.

Published in General News
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