Monday, 13 May 2019 09:02

Vets ready for new horn removal rules

Vets NZ-wide are gearing up to help farmers comply with new rules on using local anesthetic while removing horn tissue from cattle.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:53

Vets worry about muddy cows

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is very concerned about the animal welfare consequences of poor practices during winter grazing, says chief veterinary officer Helen Beattie.

Published in Management

Pain relief for disbudding cattle will be mandatory under new animal welfare regulations.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 15 December 2016 08:55

New CEO for vets association

Mark Ward has been appointed as the new chief executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA).

Published in General News

Proposed new animal welfare regulations are a great step forward, says the New Zealand Veterinary Association dairy cattle branch president, Dr Jenny Weston.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 13 May 2016 12:55

Rules to focus on bobby calves

Proposed new animal welfare regulations are a great step forward, says the NZ Veterinary Association dairy cattle branch president, Dr Jenny Weston.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 17 December 2015 14:39

Watch for facial eczema in El Nino conditions

The NZ Veterinary Association and the Ministry for Primary Industries are warning farmers to be even more alert for facial eczema with the forecasted strong El Nino conditions.

Published in General News

Scientific innovations and reduced-antibiotic livestock systems could increase the value of the country's exports — with the right approach.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 11:57

Vets comfy with sheep shipments

New Zealand has an excellent reputation for animal welfare, which is further strengthened by the passage of the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill, according to the NZ Veterinary Association (NZVA).

Published in Farm Health

The unusual pattern of disease and mortality that affected dairy cows grazing on swedes last winter in Southland and Otago was a topic for discussion at the recent New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) dairying conference held in Queenstown.

Published in Farm Health
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