Friday, 26 July 2019 07:55

TBfree pioneer started at ground zero

The Canterbury TBfree committee chair Malcolm Gilbert has retired after 15 years in the role.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 07 January 2019 08:55

Farmers urged not to forget TB

Farmers, especially in the South Island, are being reminded that while Mycoplasma bovis has captured headlines, TB is a continuing problem in small pockets of the country.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 14 December 2018 08:05

Bull movements need close watch

If you're selling or leasing bulls this spring, understand the risks and know the animal’s history of movement and health.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 09 February 2018 13:55

TB research wins award

The science underpinning New Zealand’s TBfree programme has earned an award for its researchers.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 10 March 2017 12:32

TB find triggers rigorous testing

The identification of bovine TB in cattle and deer herds and wildlife around Mount Cargill, near Dunedin, has led to testing and surveillance changes under the TBfree programme.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 12:38

TB differential levy

The Meat Industry Association says member meat processors have agreed to collect a TB eradication differential levy on dairy cattle, although it does not agree with this method of collection.

Published in General News
Sunday, 29 May 2016 10:39

Funding for TB plan welcomed

Government funding for the ongoing plan to eradicate bovine tuberculosis has been approved by Minister for Primary Industries, Nathan Guy.

Published in General News

Sharemilkers and dairy herd owners are being advised to get their livestock sorted for the upcoming 'gypsy day' move.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 29 April 2016 08:55

Possum kill planned for Kaweka Range

An aerial possum kill using 1080 poison is planned for the high Kaweka Range between Taupo and Hawke's Bay this winter, says OSPRI.

Published in Farm Health
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
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