Livestock Improvement Corporation Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Livestock Improvement Corporation Ltd
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Call for rethink on breeding cycle

Updated 5 minutes agoThe dairy industry says the practice of inducing cows to abort their calves so they can start milking earlier will be not be permitted from next season - but an animal rights group is not holding its breath.About a third of dairy ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Not celebrating yet

He knows that would be foolhardy, given the roller-coaster ride of the milk price this year and the long stretch of the season ahead.This is Jensen’s second round on Fonterra’s new fixed milk price programme. In last year’s pilot scheme his business posted ... [Published FWplus - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Heifer's triple delivery a joyful rarity

Good things come in threes for an Otaki dairy farmer and his heifer. Ted Cobb was expecting his heavily-pregnant friesian to have twins, but the arrival of extremely rare triplets was a first for him and a highlight of his 60 years farming."We have had ... [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

How exotic cattle came to Uganda

Were exotic cattle in Uganda the brainchild of John Babiiha?Former vice president of Uganda and also minister for Animal Husbandry, Game and Fisheries in the Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) regime in the 1960’s, Babiiha is credited for the introduction ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Female Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2014

Speech by The Honourable Premier of the Northern Cape, Ms Sylvia Lucas, on the occasion of the MITTAH SEPEREPERE CONVENTION CENTREKIMBERLEYFRANCIS BAARD REGION7th AUGUST 2014Programme Director, MEC for Education Mme Grizelda Gjiekella-LecholoColleagues ... [Published Northern Cape Provincial Government - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Livestock Improvement freed from legislative shackles

following database transfer Aug. 6 (BusinessDesk) - Livestock Improvement Corp, which provides testing and artificial breeding services to the dairy industry, has been freed from legislative constraints on changing its constitution or demutualising following ... [Published Scoop - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Significant section of Waikato town for sale

A substantial section of the central business district in the South Waikato township of Putaruru, allowing for the implementation of development under a proposed district plan, has been placed on the market for sale.The 14-hectare property is situated ... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Mentoring without interfering breeds success

By Grant Hollins SASA Stud Book-Farmer’s Weekly 2014 Mentor of the Year, Pat Hobbs, is highly respected among the Nguni breeders’ community – not only for producing top quality stud cattle, but for his willingness to assist inexperienced Nguni breeders ... [Published Farmer's Weekly - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

MPI making changes to the dairy herd improvement industry

Following consultation, the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is making changes to the dairy herd improvement industry.MPI Director of Sector Policy, Jarred Mair, says the changes involve removing legislative requirements on the Livestock Improvement ... [Published Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry NZ - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Holy cow! Small is beautiful

The Hindu Chandran ‘Master’ with the tiny Vechur calf, the latest addition to his diverse herd. He has animals of 11 different indigenous breeds in his compound. Photo: P. SainathTOPICSKerala 'masters' struggle to keep alive rare cattle breeds.When Kerala ... [Published The Hindu - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mid-town site with many options

A 14ha block in the centre of Putaruru is for sale, and the local council sees it as a part of its revitalising plan.The site could be converted into a business park, says the agent overseeing its sale.Abig block in the central business district of the ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jul 22, 2014: Decisions of the Commissioner

SHOP DIRECT GROUP LTD (device)Shop Direct Group Limited Class 35 Application for Declaration of Invalidity Tero Design Holdings, LLCDunedin Stainless Steel Company Limited, Donaldson Enterprises Pty Limited Crocodile International Pte Ltd International ... [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]

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"This is something that should almost belong to the Middle Ages - this is not something you do with animals."
"They milked the heifer out to give the calves their first colostrum milk" she said
"We still see massive opportunity in the dairy industry and we see a good year for us" he said. BusinessDesk Independent, Trustworthy New Zealand Business News
"Syndicate investors, land bankers and developers could take advantage of the huge scope for development represented by this site, given its size, location in the centre of the North Island diary industry, and flexibility for use" he said

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Call for rethink on breeding cycle [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 18 2014]
Not celebrating yet [Published FWplus - Aug 15 2014]
Heifer's triple delivery a joyful rarity [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 10 2014]
How exotic cattle came to Uganda [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - Aug 09 2014]
Female Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards 2014 [Published Northern Cape Provincial Government - Aug 08 2014]
Livestock Improvement freed from legislative sh... [Published Scoop - Aug 06 2014]
Significant section of Waikato town for sale [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 05 2014]
Mentoring without interfering breeds success [Published Farmer's Weekly - Aug 05 2014]
MPI making changes to the dairy herd improvemen... [Published Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry NZ - Aug 04 2014]
Holy cow! Small is beautiful [Published The Hindu - Jul 31 2014]
Mid-town site with many options [Published New Zealand Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Jul 22, 2014: Decisions of the Commissioner [Published Noodls - Jul 22 2014]
Fact Sheet for Livestock Improvement Corporatio... [Published Able2Act - Apr 17 2008]
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