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Researchers at Livestock Improvement Corp (LIC) are working with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to piece together a genetic jigsaw of 15 million pieces.
A lot has changed in farming over the last 22 years since LIC launched the production worth (PW) index in 1996, with breeding worth (BW) and lactation worth (LW).
Picking easy-care cows is about to get a whole lot easier with the first change to the calculation of production worth in 22 years.
The use of New Zealand sourced genetics in LIC and First Light’s joint Wagyu breeding programme is making commercial sense all along the supply chain, the two companies say.
LIC has launched a satellite-based pasture evaluation service, calling it a giant leap forward for pasture management.
Dairy farmers buoyed by higher forecast milk payout are spending more on artificial breeding, says LIC.
About 1000 people will this month travel to New Zealand for three prestigious animal recording and genetics conferences.