Tuesday, 04 June 2019 10:38

Cull hits 100,000

Figures from MPI to May 24 reveal 99,805 animals had by then been culled in the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme.

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Friday, 19 April 2019 10:21

Seeing the bottom of M. bovis?

An update meeting on Mycoplasma bovis in Hamilton earlier this month, threw up several questions, not least where were all the farmers?

Published in Farm Health

A national plan to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis and support farmers during the process has been released.

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Farmers have two years of “heavy lifting” before the bulk of the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak is dealt with.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 July 2018 14:14

Second round of national milk testing

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.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 10:55

M. bovis a long haul with fingers crossed

Eighty calves set out on their journey to the petfood factory as farmers and agri people met recently at Morrinsville to discuss Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:55

M. bovis source probe ongoing

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.

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017 13:55

One more positive M.Bovis result

One of the two new South Canterbury dairy farms placed under restrictions recently has tested positive for Mycoplasma bovis infection.

Published in General News
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:32

Fresh M.bovis suspects not dashing hope

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.

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The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) wishes to set the record straight regarding the article titled ‘Imported semen fingered for M.bovis outbreak’ in Rural News October 24.

Published in Farm Health

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