Displaying items by tag: bovine tuberculosis

Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:41

Have your say on TBfree strategy

OSPRI is inviting feedback on proposed TBfreepest control operations for 2019.  

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
Thursday, 14 July 2016 10:55

New plan to tackle bovine TB

Primary industry leaders came together on Tuesday night in Wellington to officially launch the new plan for managing bovine TB in New Zealand.

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
Sunday, 17 April 2016 13:55

Possum kill to target bovine TB

An aerial possum kill is planned for the southern Rimutaka Ranges in September.

Published in Management
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
Friday, 24 July 2015 15:00

TB a ‘terrible thing’ for herd owner

TB infection in a dairy herd is a “terrible thing” mentally and morale-wise for a farmer, says Chris Kelly, chairman of the TB plan review governance group.

Published in Farm Health

A pland to eradicate TB from New Zealand livestock within 10 years will cut the need to test some herds and will reduce the work in some vector areas.

Published in Farm Health
Sunday, 19 July 2015 06:00

TB eradicated in 11 years?

By 2026 New Zealand livestock will be TB free and by 2046 the disease should be gone for good, if a new plan under consultation comes to fruition. And it’s actually going to cost less in TB targeted levies and rates.

Published in General News
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