A hybrid auction platform launched during last year's Covid lockdown is allowing beef and dairy bull sales across the North Island to continue.
Apparently, health officials in the US have been warning people not to self-dose themselves with Ivermectin drench in an attempt to prevent them from getting Covid-19.
Such is the concern about Americans contemplating using Ivermectin instead of getting a Covid shot, the US federal Food and Drug Aministration (FDA) had a simple message: "You are not a horse," it said. "You are not a cow. Seriously, y'all. Stop it."
As with other purported alternative treatments for Covid-19, misinformation about Ivermectin has spread on social media and politicians.
US surgeon general Dr Vivek Murthy told CNN: "The best protection we have against Covid-19 is the vaccine, and if you get Covid-19, we actually do have treatments that work. Ivermectin is not one of them!"