Warm, wet weather in many areas of the country creates the perfect conditions for flystrike and facial eczema.

Warm wet weather in many areas of the country creates the perfect conditions for the production-limiting diseases flystrike and facial eczema (FE).

A new test for Johne's disease is said to be more rapid and sensitive in detecting the infectious agent in Johne's disease.

A promising new test for Johne’s disease in dairy cattle has been developed at the Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and School of Biological Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast.

 
WormFEC Gold chair Allan Richardson

Sheep farmers should be investing in proven, worm resistant genetics this breeding season to future proof their businesses’ bottom lines.

 
OSPRI says 17 of the 20 herds classified as TB-infected have completed a first clear whole herd test.

The total number of TB-infected herds in Hawke’s Bay has risen to 20, following the recent reclassification of a new herd in the Waitara Valley.

Dave Mackenzie says farmers were able to bid online.

A record number of farmers took part in the largest service bull sale in New Zealand – many from the comfort of their own homes.

Sophia Clark didn’t think she would end up a dairy farmer but a season milking Jersey cows showed her that a career in farming could deliver both a business and a lifestyle.

At a time of depressed wool prices, more and more sheep farmers are looking at reducing costs – such as shearing and parasite control.

There's been a spike in recent weeks of people appearing before the courts on charges of mistreating farm animals. 

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