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Can low-methane bulls be bred?

LIC reproduction scientist Lorna McNaughton, looks at the importance of low- methane bulls as we move towards reducing emissions.

LIC beamer hall of fame 2021

Hall of Fame honour for Beamer

One of New Zealand’s most famous bulls San Ray FM Beamer, has been recognised for his contribution. Siring more than 170,000 daughters.

Australian Dairy Farmer Paul Hinkley

Family, Farming and Footy

Australian dairy country doesn’t get much more traditional than South Purrumbete, located in the Western Districts. Paul Hinkley is continuing the family legacy on their 270 hectare dryland property in the rolling hills of South Purrumbete.

Breeding for fertility in the modern dairy cow

Breeding for fertility in the modern dairy cow

Every dairy herd has a range of cow types and performance within it. Every year brings forward a new crop of calves and an offering of elite bulls for joining. The herd’s ‘cycle of life’ gives an annual opportunity to improve important genetic traits, herd quality and farm profitability and sustainability.

LIC Premier Sire bulls

Breeding for the future

While delivering the most elite genetics to farmers to create more efficient and profitable herds is the aim, LIC Livestock Selection Manager Simon Worth explains why a balanced approach is important.

UK Cream Fertility Winner J Major

UK award winner takes the cream

Cornish herd manager, James Major shares some insight into his winning formula after he took out the LIC High Fertility Award at the recent Cream Awards.

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