Tuesday, 09 October 2018 12:47

Support for stricken farmers

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor have announced a recovery package to help farmers get back to business more quickly after being cleared of Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 07:55

Farmers must do the right thing on M. bovis

Farmers selling cattle have a duty to disclose if the animals have been under Mycoplasma bovis testing, says Dairy Holdings chief executive Colin Glass.

Published in General News
Monday, 01 October 2018 13:40

Seminar to rebuild industry after M. bovis

A seminar in Hamilton later this month hopes to rebuild and strengthen the New Zealand cattle industry in the wake of Mycoplasma Bovis (M. bovis).

Published in General News
Friday, 28 September 2018 10:19

A biosecurity team of 4.7 million

Minister for Biosecurity Damien O’Connor wants every New Zealander to help build a biosecurity team of 4.7 million as part of the Ko Tātou This Is Us campaign. 

Published in General News

More than half of sheep and beef farmers have made changes to reduce the risk of their stock becoming infected by Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis).

Published in General News
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:48

The show will go on!

The country’s biggest annual A&P show will go ahead with cattle classes this year despite the threat of spreading Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in Management
Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:43

Forgetful?

Speaking of M. bovis, the Hound understands the latest outburst by a farmer hit early on by the cattle disease has upset several people.

Published in The Hound
Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:55

Long, slow return for M. bovis farmer

Southland beef farmer Ben Walling is suing Southern Centre Dairies owner, Alfons Zeestraten over the spread of the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 September 2018 09:19

Only two regions disease-free

37 farms have been confirmed as infected with Mycoplasma bovis by the Ministry for Primary Industries — eight in the North Island and 29 in the South.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:55

Cattle to parade Canterbury show

New Zealand's biggest annual A&P show will go ahead with cattle classes on November 14 - 16 despite the threat of spreading Mycoplasma bovis.

Published in General News