Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:51

Farming is never SAFE - editorial

'Grossly irresponsible' is how New Zealand's special agricultural trade envoy Mike Petersen has rightly described animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairy farming ad in a British newspaper.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 15:47

Milking it

Your old mate reckons the self-professed friend of bobby calves – the Dutchman who wants to single-handedly destroy NZ's dairy industry, Hans Kriek...

Published in The Hound
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 07:31

SAFE 'grossly irresponsible'

Grossly irresponsible – that's how Mike Petersen describes the animal rights group SAFE's placement of an anti-NZ dairying advertisement in a UK newspaper.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 12:28

Calves’ great start pays dividends

It's a long way to Methven, particularly if you come from Devon in the UK or Wairarapa, as have Andrew Furzeland and Rebecca Langley.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 10:31

Idiots of the dairy world - Editorial

All those involved in this latest scandal of mistreatment of bobby calves redefine the meaning of the word idiot.

Published in Opinion

Federated Farmers is disappointed to see that SAFE has embarked on an advertising campaign in the UK.

Published in General News
Saturday, 10 October 2015 07:00

Big lamb losses from rain

Some farmers in Hawkes Bay have suffered big lamb losses as a result of the recent floods.

Published in General News
Saturday, 26 September 2015 10:33

Calf care for first 24 hours crucial

Newborn calves are vulnerable to cold and disease, so careful handling, feeding and hygiene are important to get them safely through their first 24 hours, DairyNZ points out.

Published in Farm Health
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 13:15

Gas heating gives calves cosy start

Gas heating in a new calf-rearing shed in Canterbury is helping its owners achieve the animal health and staff environment they deem necessary for their business.

Published in Machinery & Products
Sunday, 13 September 2015 10:00

Save on calf rearing

Animal nutrition company SealesWinslow says weaning calves from milk when they reach 65kg could add to the bottom line if a good value meal and pasture is added to the diet early on.

Published in Management
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