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LIC International

In 1909 we started improving the quality of New Zealand's national herd.
Today, our breeding programme is one of the largest progeny test breeding schemes in the world.
And we're not stopping there.

Latest News

Read what LIC is doing around the world

Standout Jersey bull receives top honour at annual breeder awards

A “one of a kind” Jersey bull, Okura Integrity, has received a Hall of Fame honour for the profound influence he has had on the profitability of New Zealand’s dairy farmers and in-turn, the economy.

Dornauf Family Farms - Over 50 years of improvement and counting

Improvement is the name of the game at the Dornauf Family Farms, now managed by third generation farmer Nick Dornauf and his wife Bek. 55 years ago his grandparents started out with 71 cows that were producing an average of 100kg of milk butterfat per season.

BW Changes: Fat-to-Protein values get close to parity downunder

It’s important that an animal evaluation index based on the efficiency of the bull’s offspring in converting feed to profit reflects economic reality for farmers. We know that dairy sector experiences volatility in milk prices throughout the years. For this reason New Zealand farmers see annual adjustments to the economic weighting of their index Breeding Worth (BW).

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All around the globe, LIC is making an impact