Displaying items by tag: LIC

Thursday, 15 December 2016 13:20

10,000th bull tagged

A milestone 55 years in the making was passed in a split-second: with one clamp of a tag punch LIC tagged its 10,000th sire proving scheme (SPS) bull calf.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 03 November 2016 13:35

Dairy farmers breeding more dairy/beef calves

Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of quality dairy/beef cross calves which are fetching record prices and in demand from rearers, finishers and the meat processing industry.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 18:25

LIC plays safe on new business split

LIC has bowed to shareholder pressure by dropping its plan to transfer its herd testing and Minda businesses to a subsidiary.

Published in General News
Monday, 10 October 2016 13:46

New app helps manage mastitis

A new app for farmers has been launched by LIC Automation to help those with CellSense in-line sensors to more easily manage mastitis in their herd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:55

LIC directors in for pay rise

LIC directors set to get a 1.5% pay rise at the annual meeting this month.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 12:55

Farmers could treble their calf cheques

Dairy farmers are being urged to review their breeding strategies for the upcoming mating season to get benefits gained by the breeding of low BW cows to proven beef sires.

Published in General News

Most dairy farmers are good at growing and harvesting pasture.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 06:55

Pooling farm data online gets the nod

LIC has reported positive feedback from farmers trialling an online tool which stores their data.

Published in General News
Saturday, 03 September 2016 10:40

Accurate calving dates help feed planning

During calving many farmers focus on matching cow dry matter (DM) requirements with grass growth rates to ensure their feed budgets sustain them through to September/October when growth rates match feed intake.

Published in Management
Monday, 01 August 2016 07:55

Are you ready? Six tips for success

Calving is getting underway in many regions, seeing farmers excited to see their future herds hit the ground, LIC says.

Published in Management

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