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LIC AI tech McKenzie Watson

First time in the UK for Kiwi technician McKenzie

Each year it is customary for a group of New Zealand LIC trained AI technicians to travel to the UK for the breeding season, made possible by the fact it is autumn in New Zealand when the UK is heading into the spring.

Calving season at Walford College Farm

Calving season at Walford

Walford College Farm is currently in its fifth week of calving. LIC Pasture to Profit Consultant gives an update on how the farm is tracking and his recommendations ahead of mating.

10-in-7 milking – post-season results

With staff shortages, and a work/life balance becoming more important, more and more UK dairy farmers are looking at the possibility of changing milking frequencies.

LIC UK Pasture to Profit update - winter 2023

Pasture to Profit update – summer 2023

As summer comes to a close, our Pasture to Profit Consultants share how conditions are stacking up on-farm and give some tips to help set you up for the coming month. 

Fodder beet for supplement feeding at Walford College dairy farm

Summer 2023 at Walford

Read the latest update from Sean Chubb on summer at Walford College Farm. With most of the cows now dry, they are now preparing for calving,

There’s no ‘I’ in team

LIC Herd Improvement Analyst Jayden Calder discusses the benefit of genomics when making breeding selections and the role of bull teams to help fulfil herd improvement goals.

LIC bred cows grazing

Farmers are one step closer to breeding more climate-friendly cows

New research has confirmed bulls’ genetics play a role in how much methane they emit, highlighting the potential for farmers to breed low methane-emitting cows in the future. The welcome news comes following the first year of a research programme run by major New Zealand artificial breeding companies LIC and CRV.

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