Kip Bodle.

One of the greatest threats of our time, potentially on a scale larger than Covid-19, is antimicrobial resistance, or AMR.

 
Phil McKinnon, LIC.

With winter around the corner, LIC says farm staff are busy tending to bulls to ensure they capture the vital semen needed for New Zealand’s dairy herd.

 
Body condition scoring should be hands-on, according to DairyNZ.

Body condition scoring (BCS) is a simple process. However, DairyNZ says it is important to calibrate the eye by first condition scoring cows “hands on” at the dairy.

Possum control it is not regarded by the Ministry of Primary Industries as an “essential service”.

OSPRI has suspended possum control operations in support of its TBfree disease eradication programme during the COVID-19 lockdown.

New Zealand's first professional dairy cow hoof trimmer has fulfilled a long-held dream, setting up a training institute to bring internationally recognised standards of hoofcare to the industry.

Most clinical mastitis occurs over calving, so if you’ve had a good spring, you probably feel like you’re in the clear. 

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