Massey University professor Craig Johnson.

New Zealand's reputation as a world leader in animal welfare has led to Massey University professor Craig Johnson being invited to join a group reviewing world standards on the subject.

Fraser Smith.

A low-cost device designed to detect when cows are ovulating and ready to be inseminated has earned two Kiwi entrepreneurs a place among the finalists in the 2018 New Zealander of the Year awards.

Massey University professor Cord Heuer.

Dairy farmers and workers must take extra precautions because a newly discovered strain of leptospirosis is not covered by a vaccine.

Greg Jarratt.

In general, all mammals use their own body reserves (fat and protein from body tissues) in early lactation, to meet the demands of milk production.

Is facial eczema coming?

Farmers in and around the Taihape /Hunterville regions of the North Island are being warned to watch for signs of facial eczema (FE).

Pareora dairy farmer Peter Collins has paid tribute to the man at the centre of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak in helping him set up his huge new dairy barn system.

AI technician Don Shaw (79) has been surrounded by dairy cows his entire life, bringing many calves into the world.

In the wake of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak, one of New Zealand’s main bull semen suppliers is calling for an industry body to be set up to implement country-wide testing and biosecurity standards.


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