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Figures from MPI to May 24 reveal 99,805 animals had by then been culled in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.
An update meeting on Mycoplasma bovis in Hamilton earlier this month, threw up several questions, not least where were all the farmers?
A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.
Farmers have two years of “heavy lifting” before the bulk of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak is dealt with.
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is beginning a second round of nationwide milk testing, checking the country's dairy herd for the presence of Mycoplasma bovis.
Eighty calves set out on their journey to the petfood factory as farmers and agri people met recently at Morrinsville to discuss Mycoplasma bovis.
All possible pathways remain open in the hunt for the source of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, says MPI’s director of response, Geoff Gwyn.
One of the two new South Canterbury dairy farms placed under restrictions recently has tested positive for Mycoplasma bovis infection.
The Ministry for Primary Industries says “suspicious” test results for the bacterial cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis on two more farms in the South Canterbury region are not dashing hopes for containment and eradication.