People newly diagnosed with leptospirosis or suspected with the disease will be asked to take part in a nationwide study.
Massey veterinarian Kate Griffiths recently outlined the results of a six year trial looking at the ability of a ewe to survive as a productive animal until she is culled for age.
Professor Jane Mills, pro vice-chancellor of Massey University’s College of Health, explains how the future for rural health in NZ is positive.
While udders are vital for lamb survival, surprisingly little research has been done on udder health.
Taking a she’ll-be-right attitude to leptospirosis is no longer good enough, says an international expert on leptospirosis, Associate Professor Jackie Benschop, of Massey University.
Ram harnesses are a useful tool for feed allocation, and they can also help identify unmated hoggets that will then have higher lifetime performance.
Research to help dairy farmers build up carbon in their soils to offset their farms’ greenhouse gas emissions is underway.