Displaying items by tag: Calves

Friday, 29 July 2016 07:55

Plan pasture cover pre-calving

The level of pasture cover at calving is very important, says DairyNZ.

Published in Farm Health
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 07:25

All in together for bobby calves — Editorial

It is great to see all those involved with bobby calves working cooperatively and positively to forestall a repeat of the terrible incident that aired on television showing mistreatment of these helpless animals.

Published in Opinion

In a matter of days – on August 1 – new regulations on bobby calves come into force.

Published in General News

With new regulations on bobby calves in force from August 1, MPI is encouraging people to report breaches.

Published in Farm Health
Saturday, 16 July 2016 15:30

Bobby calves deserve better

New regulations to strengthen the law on the management and treatment of bobby calves were announced last month by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 08 July 2016 09:55

Colostrum key to healthy calves

Get your colostrum feeding right and you'll go a long way towards raising healthy replacement calves.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 08 July 2016 06:55

Bobby calf welfare: everyone has a role

As the dairy industry's spring calving kicks off, the Bobby Calf Action Group (BCAG) is reminding everyone who handles calves of the important role they have to play.

Published in General News
Friday, 15 April 2016 15:55

Getting cows in-calf quickly

Getting cows in-calf quickly is the key to achieving a good calving pattern, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 April 2016 11:55

Politics out, in with calving and cows

Moving from the corridors of powers in Australia to the hill country of northern Waikato can be daunting for anyone.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 13:55

Charity status no longer SAFE?

Dirty tricks played on the farming sector by an animal rights lobby could cost the group its charitable status.

Published in General News
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