Thursday, 09 February 2017 09:55

Aussie cattle numbers expected to climb

The Australian cattle herd is expected to increase in 2017 – its first increase in three years.

Published in World News

A New Zealand company reckons it has come up with a product for preventative treatment of parasites in R1 cattle.

Published in Farm Health
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, 28 January 2015 11:57

Getting tough on cattle rustlers

Around Christmas time stock rustling seems to rear its head and this holiday season has been no different.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 10 November 2014 12:14

An opportunity of a lifetime

GEORGIA DAVIES (21), from Oxford, is urging young New Zealanders to get involved in A&P Shows, after winning a Lady Diana Isaac Scholarship at last year’s Canterbury Show.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 November 2014 14:40

Record cattle sale

ORGANISER OF the annual Prime Cattle competition, John Honeybone from Rural Livestock says that he has not seen such high prices and quality cattle since he started running the competition in the mid 1990's.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 10:36

Aussie cattleman to sue Government

NORTHERN TERRITORY cattle producers have launched a class action over the former Federal Government’s ban on live exports to Indonesia in 2011.

Published in World News
Monday, 20 October 2014 11:18

Animal testing likely to decline

The chairperson of the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC) says while animals will continue to be needed for research, testing and teaching, she expects the number to gradually decline.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 08:53

Improved returns, rise in cattle

DRY CONDITIONS in the northern North Island and continued land use change in the South Island saw New Zealand's sheep numbers decrease 3.2% over the 2013-14 season, while beef cattle numbers increased 1.6%.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 09:19

Final countdown for NAIT

FARMERS HAVE one year left to make sure all cattle are tagged and registered with NAIT.

Published in General News
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