Friday, 27 September 2019 11:55

On-farm biosecurity a strict necessity

Bay of Plenty dairy farmer Darryl Jensen rears calves and sees farm biosecurity as a necessity. For effective traceability and disease management he operates a ‘closed farm system’ along with a beef farmer and grazier

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 27 September 2019 09:55

Opposition to NAIT data grab

The Government's proposal to take ownership of all animal traceability core data is being rejected by key primary sector organisations, including Fonterra.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 13:55

Sheep set to join NAIT?

Sheep farmers could be joining the National Animal Identification and Traceability (NAIT) scheme within 18 months.

Published in General News
Friday, 13 September 2019 10:31

Farmers want NAIT to work

Farmers say they recognise they have ultimate responsibility of stock traceability, and want the National Animal Identification and Traceability system (NAIT) to work.

Published in General News

It will be up to farmers to report problems with tags as a push begins to improve livestock ID and tracing standards, says OSPRI.

Published in Farm Health

Major changes are afoot to tighten up the biosecurity and NAIT legislation and rules.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:27

Be NAIT ready

If you are selling calves this winter, first register them in the NAIT online system, says Southland dairy farmer Nigel Johnston. 

Published in Management
Friday, 19 July 2019 08:55

Tag and register before calf sales

OSPRI is reminding farmers and lifestylers that they must register their newborn calves in the NAIT online system.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 12 July 2019 14:55

Livestock scanner worth every cent

Waikato grazier James Reeves is an advocate for electronically tagged animals and keeping NAIT account up to date, says OSPRI.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 11:12

Failure

OPINION: Reports to your old mate tell of farmers who have tried, without success, to re-register with NAIT when prompted to do so by emails from OSPRI.

Published in The Hound
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