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Irish dairy farmers, improve your herd profitability and sustainability with our world-class bovine genetics, farm consultancy and breeding advice  delivered by our expert team across Ireland.

LIC breeds

Increase your herd’s genetic value with LIC Ireland’s genetics. The right genetics set the foundation for a profitable herd.

LIC sires ready for dairy cow breeding using semen straws

Bull teams

Hand pick the best of LIC sires to meet your breeding criteria including Once-a-Day, High Imput and A2.

Sexed semen

Get more high genetic merit heifer calves with LIC Ireland’s sexed semen.

Cows grazing in a green grassy paddock


LIC incorporates genomic estimations in its animal evaluations, providing benefits to Irish farmers such as access to elite genomic sires and better breeding value estimations.

A2 Jersey cow herd

A2/A2 bulls

Capitalise on the growing demand in Ireland for A2/A2 milk by using our A2/A2 bulls to breed A2/A2 cows

Variable milking

LIC developed the Variable Milking Selection Index (VMSI) to help dairy farmers in Ireland and across the world breed dairy cows that are ideally suited to a more flexible milking environment.

Cows in Feedlot

High input

LIC’s high input selection index helps Irish farmers select bulls that are more likely to breed daughters that will last and perform well in higher production environments.

SGL bull semen

Boost your profits with LIC Ireland’s Short Gestation Length (SGL) semen.

Wagyu adds value to you non-replacement calves

Wagyu beef

Irish dairy farmers can now add value to your non-replacement animals by using Wagyu semen to produce Wagyu-cross calves. Wagyu beef is renowned across Ireland, Europe and the world for

The Forwards genomic bulls

LIC Ireland’s Irish Bull Breeding Programme brings to you bulls suited to Irish conditions, bred in Ireland from high EBI cows and LIC Ireland’s premier genetics.

Using a plate meter on Castiles Farm, Yorkshire Dales, England

Plate meter

Effective feed budgeting is the key to meeting the needs of grazing livestock whilst optimising pasture use efficiency and maintaining pasture quality.

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