Wednesday, 11 September 2019 08:55

Beef now the major M. bovis casualty

A positive sign for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme is that a clear majority of infected farms are now beef rather than dairy.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 08:55

Five months wait for compensation

Five months after the last cow went to slaughter from Henk Smit’s Cambridge farm he’s still awaiting compensation.

Published in General News

New research will determine if there is a better way of prioritising investigation of farms potentially infected with Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Friday, 26 July 2019 09:55

M. bovis reviews to better system

Almost all the recommendations from two reviews of the Mycoplasma bovis programme have been accepted, after the ‘surge in activity’ leading up to this year’s moving day.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:21

Avoid spreading M. bovis

Calf club organisers must take extra biosecurity steps this spring to avoid the spread of Mycoplasma bovis, says MPI.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:16

Keep diseases away from sheds

If you're buying or selling calves or milk, take these simple steps to reduce the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis and other diseases.

Published in Management
Friday, 19 July 2019 09:55

Questions over M. bovis communication

Rural contractors have challenged MPI and Federated Farmers over the management of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in Farm Health

Almost all the recommendations from two reviews of the Mycoplasma bovis programme have been accepted, after the ‘surge in activity’ leading up to this year’s moving day.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:55

$100m for what?

Farmers pay nearly $100 million a year in levies to industry-good groups, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Chris Lewis. And for what value? he asks.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 07:50

Vet gets top gong

Oamaru vet Dr Merlyn Hay, who in 2017 outed Mycoplasma bovis on an Oamaru dairy farm, won the premier award at the Feds conference.

Published in General News
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