Tuesday, 20 February 2018 12:55

Who's going to pay for M. bovis?

The government is being accused of going cap-in-hand to the primary sector seeking cash to help eradicate Mycoplasma bovis.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 10:55

M. bovis a big wake-up call

The impact of the outbreak of Mycoplasma bovis is a wakeup call for everyone in the agriculture sector, says Beef + Lamb NZ’s chief executive Sam McIvor.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 08:55

Minister blasts NAIT

Agriculture Minister Damien O’Connor says National Animal Identification and Tracing (NAIT) clearly hasn’t worked as it should have.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 10:55

Tonsils have it for M. bovis

When it comes to trying to detect the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, it turns out that the tonsils have it.

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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 09:55

Nationwide milk sampling begins

Milk companies are this week taking bulk milk samples from tankers in the southern region of the North Island as national surveillance for Mycoplasma bovis moves into areas with no known infection.

Published in General News
Friday, 09 February 2018 16:47

23 farms now infected with M. bovis

Mycoplasma bovis infection has now been confirmed in animals on 23 properties, MPI has announced.

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Monday, 05 February 2018 13:55

M. bovis farm infections hit 21

The total number of farms infected with the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis has reached 21.

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Publicity on recent outbreaks of exotic Mycoplasma bovis could teach New Zealand farmers plenty about onfarm biosecurity and contagious mastitis.

Published in General News
Friday, 02 February 2018 10:00

M. bovis testing coming to your farm

Testing for bacterial disease Mycoplasma bovis is being stepped up around the country.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 14:55

Protecting your borders

Consider some new year resolutions as you work the land. And treat your farm as a biosecurity fortress, with its defences tightened to shut out pest and disease threats.

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