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

Fonterra and Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC) are teaming up to develop a new online technology solution designed to provide farmers with a view of their operation in one place.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 10:54

LIC bulls march to the top

Animal breeding company LIC says its bulls have again taken the top spots in the all-industry list for top bulls across New Zealand.

Published in General News
Thursday, 21 July 2016 16:01

LIC makes $4m loss

Farmer-owned cooperative, Livestock Improvement Corporation, made a loss of $4 million in the year to May 31 2016, down from a profit of $13.7 million the previous year.

Published in General News
 

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