What makes a good
UK grazing cow?
UK farmers, the Grangers have been working with LIC for 18 years to create cows that
best suit their system. They helped us with our latest video "What makes a good UK grazing
cow?” which can actually be related to most pasture-based dairy systems all over the world.
The Fundamentals of
In July, LIC UK and LIC NZ GM, Malcom Ellis, ran a series
of farmer workshops focussed on ‘Improving your herd to
meet the challenges of a changing dairy industry’.
SGL Hereford - meet the
people behind the bulls
Behind every good bull there’s an innovative
breeder with a story and LIC’s Short Gestation
Length (SGL) Hereford team is no exception.
Three quick questions to
consider before you stop AI
The natural mating period follows AI on most farms,
but do service bulls really provide you with enough
bull power to get your cows back in calf?
Read how two Irish farmers made the move from milking
70 cows to 200 successfully with the use of
easy-care, efficient and fertile crossbreds.
Switching to crossbred cows
- a championship style game plan
A stalwart of the famous Meath Gaelic Football teams of the 1980’s and
early 1990’s, Moynalvey-based dairy farmer, Liam Harnan, took the strategic
decision to move from a Holstein Friesian to a crossbred herd in 2013.