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Monday, 29 February 2016 12:45

Fewer TB tests

The farming industry's investment in TB eradication is proving to be effective as OSPRI lifts stock movement restrictions and reduces testing requirements in many areas.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 February 2016 14:59

OSPRI warning for dog owners

A recent dog poisoning following an aerial pest control operation in the Taupo region highlights the importance of complying with warning signs and taking steps to protect pets, says OSPRI.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 17:00

Revised TB plan pleases majority

Changes proposed to the TB Plan by a review group are said to have gained the support of most submitters.

Published in General News
Thursday, 10 September 2015 15:31

TB infected at record low

The number of bovine tuberculosis (TB) infected herds has dropped below 40 for the first time in the history of New Zealand’s TBfree programme.

Published in General News

Waikato Regional Council says it is concerned proposed changes to the national plan for managing tuberculosis (Tb) in cows may be somewhat hypocritical when it comes to the Waikato.

Published in General News
Thursday, 02 July 2015 11:05

New phase for NAIT programme

July is the start of the next phase for OSPRI’s NAIT programme with the three-year exemption period for pre-NAIT cattle now over.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:09

TB plan out for discussion

The future of TB control in New Zealand is in the hands of farmers and other key stakeholders, with the TB Plan proposal now open for consultation. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 18 June 2015 08:08

TB on the decline, but outbreaks costly

The stigma of bovine TB remains huge in rural communities despite a decline in the number of infected herds, says Stu Hutchings, group director of OSPRI.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 29 May 2015 10:08

Minimise risk in stock moving

Don't put your livelihood at risk when moving or selling stock over the Gypsy Day period, says Ospri New Zealand.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 14:26

Workshops show how to get aboard NAIT

Farmers are offered hands-on training in how to use OSPRI’s National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) programme.

Published in Farm Health
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