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You will notice a change in Breeding Worth (BW) following the 15 February Animal Evaluation run. During this run, there will be a range of developments rolled out, some of which are routine, such as an update to the economic values, and some of which are fundamental improvements to the AE system.
LIC’s Jersey Premier Sires bulls have cemented their position at the top of the national Jersey Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list, released at the weekend.
Get the key ingredients right and the six-week-in-calf rate is far more likely to be on target.
Two of LIC’s artificial breeding bulls were named sires of the season by Jersey and Holstein-Friesian breed societies at their annual conferences last month.
An elite artificial breeding bull that has delivered a significant contribution to dairy farms nationwide will forever be recognised as one of the very best after being inducted into LIC’s prestigious Hall of Fame last week.
Lely Group in the Netherlands and New Zealand-based Livestock Improvement Corporation (NZX: LIC) have entered into a new partnership aimed at accelerating developments in sensor technology and increasing utilisation on farms worldwide.
For the second consecutive year, Hamilton-based Dairy Automation Limited (DAL) has been named finalist in two categories of the New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards.
Do bigger cows mean more milk in the vat? No, says Australian farmer Sue Walton.
Farmer-owned co-operative LIC (NZX:LIC) has secured a new strategic partnership with the world-leading cow monitoring and milking intelligence solutions company, SCR.
Utilising the benefits of cross breeding has been fundamental to the success of many New Zealand dairy farmers according to Jack Hooper, Principal Advisor, of the Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC).
LIC scientists have discovered genetic variations which impact milk composition in dairy cows.
LIC scientists have discovered a genetic variation which is one of the causes of dairy cows being empty through the loss of their calf through pregnancy.
Joint Media statement from LIC and CRV Ambreed
Use of DNA sequence technology by farmer cooperative Livestock Improvement (LIC) has led to the discovery of a recessive small calf gene - opening the door to managing Small Calf Syndrome out of the dairy industry.
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