Displaying items by tag: Beef

Friday, 10 January 2020 15:37

$124m paid out for M.bovis claims

The Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI) has paid out almost $124 million in compensation for claims related to the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Friday, 06 December 2019 09:55

Veteran cleans up prime beef contest

Veteran cattleman John McCrory has set a record while easily dominating this year’s NZ Agricultural Show Prime Beef competition.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 09:55

Beef roundtable singing from sustainability song sheet

The New Zealand Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (NZRSB) will call in the new year for people and groups to register their interest in being involved.

Published in General News
Friday, 22 November 2019 08:55

Beef + Lamb puts money where its mouth is

A ‘model’ sheep and beef farm in North Canterbury is away and running, its founders say.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 10:55

Beefing up meat sector

Beef up, sheep down, is the simple message from Beef + Lamb NZ’s latest data on the state of the national sheep flock and beef herd.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 12:55

Sheep and beef doing its bit

No increase in stock numbers in the sheep and beef sector is anticipated as the industry moves towards carbon neutrality, says Beef + Lamb NZ head of nutrition Fiona Windle.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 September 2019 09:50

Looking at constant improvement

From a sheep and beef farming background, Chilton has been an instructor on the Christchurch Men’s Prison farm for about 20 years.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:49

Multi-prong attack in combatting worms

Changes in a farm’s land use or policies which result in it having mostly young livestock could be disastrous in promoting the development of drench resistance.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 08:55

Beef now the major M. bovis casualty

A positive sign for the Mycoplasma bovis eradication programme is that a clear majority of infected farms are now beef rather than dairy.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 15:55

Sheep and beef farmers “sacrificial lambs”

Sheep and beef farmers are unhappy with the Government’s proposals to improve freshwater quality around the country.

Published in General News
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