Requiring that all dogs on sheep farms be treated every four weeks for sheep measles is a significant step in reducing the impact of the parasite, says Dan Lynch.
One of the greatest threats of our time, potentially on a scale larger than Covid-19, is antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.
A focus on cow condition helped Jessica Willis almost halve the not-in-calf rate on a dairy farm she managed for four years.
Greg Jarratt, vet and director of Matamata Veterinary Services, on why farmers shouldn't reduce feed without also destocking.
From next week it will become an offence to transport untagged animals.
Farmers are being urged to consider delaying pre-lamb shearing this winter as feed resources in many parts of the country are already stretched.
Breeding hoggets at eight months of age can improve a ewe’s lifetime productivity.
While breeding hoggets can potentially increase the number of lambs weaned and income – it needs to be well managed to be successful.
Extreme weather conditions are increasing the twin risks of internal parasites and fly strike on sheep.
Strict hygiene standards on dairy farms will be an important part of long-term export market protection, say award-winning Waikato farmers Adrian and Pauline Ball.
Are you moving on June 1? Don’t forget to contact OSPRI and ensure your herd records are up to date before the big day.