Wednesday, 29 November 2017 09:55

Dairy-Wagyu cross offer

Two New Zealand farmer-owned co-ops are jointly offering an alternative revenue stream for farmers through a Wagyu programme.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 November 2017 15:35

LIC bulls given all clear

LIC has confirmed its artificial breeding bulls are free from the Mycoplasma bovis cattle disease.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 09:55

Industry not immune to disruption

LIC chairman Murray King says New Zealand dairy farmers must remain ambitious about maintaining their global edge in productivity and profitability.

Published in General News
Thursday, 14 September 2017 15:55

LIC to test bulls for Mycoplasma bovis

LIC, the country’s largest supplier of dairy genetics, will test its artificial breeding bulls for Mycoplasma bovis to provide its farmers with greater peace of mind through the dairy mating season.

Published in General News
Monday, 04 September 2017 09:19

Stats show better calving pattern

New herd reproduction data released by LIC shows good news for the industry and areas of opportunity for the upcoming mating period.

Published in Management
Thursday, 17 August 2017 09:55

LIC teams up with Jerseys

Some of the country’s top Jersey genetics from joint breeding by LIC and Jersey New Zealand are now available to farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 27 July 2017 12:55

The next ‘big thing’ in breeding

Holstein Friesian New Zealand (HFNZ) believes the next big thing in the bull industry has arrived.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 09:55

We’ve hit peak cow – LIC

The days of high growth in New Zealand cow numbers are over, says LIC chief executive Wayne McNee.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:55

Moving from bobby to beef calves

Dairy farmers are moving away from breeding bobby calves in favour of producing the quality dairy/beef calves needed by beef farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 29 June 2017 09:55

Top Jersey cow sells for $10,000

Top quality Jersey cows sold at an average of $5364 at the recent Jersey Pride Elite Jersey sale in Wellington.

Published in Agribusiness
 

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