Friday, 08 November 2019 11:16

NAIT helps breeder manage bulls

Bull breeder Peter Maxwell manages a bull stud in central Auckland. Here's how he uses NAIT.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 26 August 2019 08:01

Selecting the right bull

Good bull management means running adequate numbers of bulls with the herd, reducing their stress, and handling bulls to minimise the risk of injury to people and animals, says DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 16 December 2016 08:39

A top herd doesn’t have to cost big

Greg Ault’s Holstein herd ranks in Australia’s top 10% but he doesn’t use the most expensive bulls.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 15 December 2016 13:20

10,000th bull tagged

A milestone 55 years in the making was passed in a split-second: with one clamp of a tag punch LIC tagged its 10,000th sire proving scheme (SPS) bull calf.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 13 October 2016 15:08

LIC: Best bulls in the country

The genetic gain and value that LIC bulls are delivering on New Zealand dairy farms is confirmed in the latest Ranking of Active Sires (RAS) list.

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
Thursday, 14 July 2016 06:55

Murmur leaves after creating a bang

Six years of exceptional dairy progeny will remain the legacy of CRV Ambreed jersey bull Okura Lika Murmur as he retires this month, the company says.

Published in Agribusiness

Farmer co-op LIC has to win over a sceptical shareholder base before opening its automation business to outside investors.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 12:55

Jersey’s future looks brighter

Two groups committed to the Jersey breed are joining forces and expertise to breed even better cows.

Published in General News
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