LIC Europe

Utilising grazed grass with higher yielding cows

Input costs and carbon footprint are among the forces pushing dairy producers to make more milk from grass. Supporting AHDB’s grass campaign, grassland specialist Piers Badnell suggests even higher production herds can get more milk from grazing.

Walford College farm cows

Walford update – January 2022

We cover the latest news from LIC’s innovative Walford College monitor dairy farm including results from the first three weeks of mating and recommendations for the upcoming weeks.

Putting the spotlight on cow efficiency

In this insightful webinar LIC’s Malcolm Ellis presents findings from New Zealand farms on efficient cows, Sophie Evers from Teagasc shares data from the Irish dairy industry then we cover the practical application of these concepts in a British herd.

Unique sales days offer future benefits for grazing herds

LIC has joined forces with Barbers Auctions and Gwilym Richards as Market Drayton Dairy Sales to offer six specialist market days next year that will give producers a chance to see any cows they buy playing a major part in their overall herd improvement plan.

LIC dairy cows feeding

Exciting project in Germany

LIC Europe is working with New Zealand companies, Gallagher and Waikato Milking Systems, on a unique project started by Irish farmers, Paul and Stephen Costello, in Germany. The Castello’s have invested in a 1600ha unit just south of Brandenburg. The farm is unique to the area, aiming to produce pasture-based milk for local consumers.

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